17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
The search for new drugs has reached the jungle. In Iquitos and other parts of the Amazon, the rise of the ayahuasca ceremony has turned this psychotropic liana into a claim for hundreds of tourists. The new hallucinogenic 'tour' (which has been used by travel agencies and fake 'shamans') has just added the kambó, a poison sold toad as a 'natural remedy' that has crossed borders and is styled in community retreats Spanish for hundreds of euros. We have done the rituals and it would be something very visual of the process and how it has been extended and marketed.
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||July 17, 2019, 12:11 p.m.
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