Shamans believe…

This drawing illustrates a passage from Peru: Hell and Back an article by Kira Salak on the National Geographic website.  The author describes her experiences during several ayahuasca rituals conducted under shamanic guidance in the Peruvian Amazon. All of the text in the image is taken from the article. I originally came across the article

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Goats in Calcutta, India

There are a lot of goats in Calcutta. You see them picking their way in around traffic, eating garbage and paper, and even being herded through the narrow back streets. Imagine coming up on a herd of 50 goats in the streets of YOUR city! In the surrounding restaurants, the goat meat is listed as

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Village butcher wears a lungi

A lungi is sort of a dohti, which is the men’s version of the sari and widely worn in the south of India. A cotton fabric of table cloth thickness is wrapped around the waist and reaches the ground, except then it’s picked up from the bottom and double up, bottom wrapped around the waist again to make a thigh to knee length skirty thing.

Some guys wear underwear, or even shorts, but maybe that’s cheating?

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Going Nomad

In the fall of 2005, Magda and I decided to sell off most of our possessions and embark on an extended period of travel. The reasons for this were many. Magda had a distinct feeling of being stuck. We had figured out a way to coast through our life as freelance graphic designers/artists. We had

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