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Part 2 of Amazon trip – Cuy, ayahuasca & cacao

So we were still just hanging out and relaxing in Lamas. Kristi made us a lovely Colombian traditional chicken soup (Ruben, her hubby,, is from Colombia) for dinner with of course a few beers as accompanying beverage.  I must say … Continue reading

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Part 1 Amazon vacation: San Martin – the cloud forest highlands of the Northern Peruvian Amazon Rainforest

This will be the first instalment of a several part post about our 2 week ‘vacation’ to a part of Peru that I had oh so been looking forward to – the one place I had wanted to visit when … Continue reading

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Allin Mikuy Ayllu – La Comunidad del Buen Comer – Community of Good Eating

Well since we will be away for the next few weeks on vacation on our adventure trip to the Amazon rainforest, I thought I would give you folks 2 blog posts to tie you over until we get back. We … Continue reading

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Climate collapse – stop calling it climate change

It still mystifies me that folks can question whether climate change is happening.  But then there have been some interesting analyses from various fields – psychology, neuroscience & similar – which have clearly demonstrated how you just can’t have a … Continue reading

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A day at an urban organic garden

Several weeks ago we attended an open house of a community organic garden in an outer suburb of Lima, Villa Maria del Triunfo. It is about a hectare and operated by a large group of neighbourhood families. The project began … Continue reading

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Racism

I have been meaning to write for a few weeks about this topic ever since the death of Heather Heyer. Alas I have once again found myself with health issues – I have experienced my 1st ever root canal – … Continue reading

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Colca Canyon – Valle de Colca

After a very long what seemed at times endless for Mr.C5 winding road trip, we arrived in Chivay the 1st community, a tourist trap so I had planned for us NOT to stay there.  Mr.C5 got to have his smoke, … Continue reading

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Chile here we came and went

  It feels like I haven’t written for a while which is probably true.  Both of us have been feeling like the shine of the big city has worn off.  Yes we did discover another bar/nightclub to go to where … Continue reading

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Views from our apartment

I thought I had posted this blog post but just realized as I was looking for a particular post that this was published as a separate page on my website, a mistake when I was trying to figure out how … Continue reading

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Maybe this will wake folks up?

I am not exactly sure but I think it was ever since I watched the documentary, End of Suburbia, where I was first introduced to the concept of peak oil, that I knew the age of cheap oil was coming … Continue reading

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