Monthly Archives: May 2015

It’s McBack

Good news for those who enjoy the occasional Big Mac – McDonald’s has announced that they will be returning to Bolivia in 2015.  The first restaurant is expected to open in Santa Cruz and if successful other franchises will pop up around the country. … Continue reading

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Animal Rights

The issue of animal rights was a hot topic in Bolivia last month after a woman in Cochabamba became upset with a neighbor’s dog that entered her property and ate one of her chickens. Rather than reporting the incident through official channels (which are notoriously … Continue reading

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Ayahuasca – the vine of the soul

Ayahuasca is a vine that forms part of an ancient indigenous healing remedy along with other plants containing DMT, a powerful hallucinogenic compound.  By themselves, these plants have no effect on the human brain but when combined with Ayahuasca, which contains special alkaloids that act … Continue reading

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