Ayahuasca in the Andes?

Ayahuasca in the Andes?

Since we first started bringing groups to Peru in the 1980’s we’ve often been asked for advice from travelers curious about ayahuasca ceremonies. Our views today are different than they were 30 years ago. Although the plant medicine may not have changed...
Alpacas at Willka T’ika!

Alpacas at Willka T’ika!

Yesterday the latest addition to the Willka T’ika family arrived, K’intu the Alpaca! Only 3 months old, K’intu currently weighs about 20 pounds and seems to eat at least that much per day. Since he got here, he’s drunk three bottles of fresh...
A Cuy Lunch Outing of Great Love & Appreciation

A Cuy Lunch Outing of Great Love & Appreciation

Terry Visits the Family of the Willka T’ika Children’s Fund’s First University Graduate in Chumpe-Pokes Mountain Community By Terry Cumes   For over a decade, The Willka T’ika Children’s Fund has supported a school in the Andean community of...
A Month Celebrating Pachamama, Mother Earth

A Month Celebrating Pachamama, Mother Earth

  August is regarded as Pachamama’s birthday. Every year at Willka T’ika, the staff and I gather with our Qero Pakko, ritual specialist, to offer our gratitude to Her.   As the name Pachamama suggests, the Quechua respect and honor their Mother...
Willka T’ika Essential Wellness

Willka T’ika Essential Wellness

by Carol Cumes, February 2017   Essential Wellness is experienced when all levels of our being  thrive in harmony—physically, emotionally, mentally & spiritually. It is felt in the physical body when we live without debilitating physical symptoms....