MEXICO, SHORT STORY, TRAVEL

OAXACAN PERCEPTUAL WONDERS

In late 2012 I found myself in a taxi in Mexico City with a fifty-something year old driver.  Our conversation followed a familiar pattern.  He asked me how long I had been in Mexico and which parts of the country I had visited.  I told him of my travels and he replied  that while that […]

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ECUADOR, SHORT STORY

HIGHLAND HALLUCINATIONS: A HUMBLE TEA IN ECUADOR

The following short story recounts an experience with the hallucinogenic flower commonly known as Angel’s trumpet and sometimes Devil’s trumpet.  Whether the flowers ingested were actually Brugmansia or Datura I am unsure.  The flowers are common throughout much of the Americas.  While I don’t regret the experience it is not one that I would recommend and perhaps […]

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