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Entry, exit & visa requirements:

passport


return ticket


card w/ entry stamp

Lost passport:

Get new one


Transfer entry record into it


(at Immigration HQ in Lima)

Taxis:

Use registered


Use phone-dispatched


Use taxi stands


Blue decal on windshield (Cusco)


Don't hail


Put luggage in trunk


Taxi Green, CMV, Mitsu (at airport)

Offers of transportation or guides:

Don't accept them

Safety at the airport:

Watch luggage/passport


Don't use approaching taxi drivers/tour operators


Use taxi reservation desk


Passport copies:

Carry a copy of page 1 + entry stamp

Share plans...

with family or friends

Hypoxia symptoms:

increased respiration


increased heart rate


headaches


difficulty sleeping


lack of appetite


minor gastric/intestinal upsets


mood changes

Avoid hypoxia:

Limit phyical activity during first 36-48 hours


Drink mate de coca

Bacterial/diarrhea causes:

tap water


unwashed veggies/fruits


insufficiently cooked meat, fish, eggs


fermented foods like cheese

Fill out two forms on the plane:

TAM (Tarjeta Andina de Migracion)


Baggage delcaration

Before going, make a list of...

phone numbers


- credit card


- bank

Before going, call credit card company/bank to...

preauthorize activity in Peru.

Look a maps and be familiar with...

routes (airport to hotel, etc.)

Nice, well-lit, safe areas in Lima:

Miraflores


San Isidro


Barranco

Aya Retreats & Spiritual Healing Center:

Cusco area (Urubamba)


Small groups 8 or less


Traditional - no guitar, mantras, etc.

Aya - Surrender...

to whatever's happening

Working through the fear...

clears it.

In ceremony ask...

Aya for what you want.

Traditional brew's 2 ingredients:

caapi


chakruna

Toé or Brugmansia is "the plant...

of the tomb" revealing secrets of the dead.


Takes one to dark realms. Can produce extreme, hellish visions, violence, temporary insanity.

Hoja/mate de coca...

satisfies hunger


delays fatigue


gives inspiration to the weary at heart


Leaves and tea sold in every store

If you approach a ceremony with resistance...

you will likely suffer a miserable time.

A ceremony progresses through (3) phases...

getting off (as it comes on)


peaking (maximum intensity)


coming down

Diet a few days prior:

jungle diet - no salt, sugar, oils, meat (except chicken and fish). No alcohol.

Aya makes you keenly sensitive to...

the environment you're in.

Know your...

intent.

Icaros are...

life preservers.

Venteados are...

blowing mapacho smoke on you and shaking the chakapa, to cleanse the energy around you.

It's OK to ask for...

help


assistance to the toilet

Bring to ceremony:

comfy clothing (might feel cold too)


flashlight


tissues


water bottle

Go to the bathroom...

as soon as the need arises.

The Toilet Vortex:

Getting lost in the bathroom.


Get it together man. You know to use a bathroom!


Don't linger. Do your business. Get back to the mat.


When we cry...

we're squeezing stress hormones out of our eyes.

Aya will take you...

right to the limits of what you can endure, but not beyond.

One of the hardest yet most valuable things to do is to...

surrender to the medicine.

Aya resets...

the lymbic system (supporting among other things our sexuality).

The only worthy thing is...

love.

Stay focussed on...

the experience. Let go of everything else.

Beware of visions/realizations that you must...

abandon your comfortable life, job, home and/or family back home, that impel you make broad, sweeping, or dramatic life changes very quickly.

Aya is just...

a key, to open doors.

Go for the ride, then...

apply the knowledge and do the work.

Aya shows us...

the psychological baggage we've been carrying.

Aya is classified by the US Govt...

as schedule 1 controlled substances, having no accepted medical use and having a high potential for abuse.

Sentimentalizing the Other...

is a game played by the privileged.

You get the trip you need, rather than...

the trip you want.

A bottle of Aya lasts...

eight days before it ferments.

No one in the office is going to take seriously...

the drug tourist who returns to work speaking about witchcraft as legitimate.

...tasted like...

thick dishwater.

Cusco taxis cost...

3-6 Soles

Buses to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes:


Every 20 min


$14 (purchased at ticket office)

Train to Dedham:


Franklin Line


18:15 - 18:39


Walk out of parking lot, take left then right on Allied Drive

Train to South Station:


Franklin Line


06:21 - 06:50


Find SL1 Airport bus (7:00)

Boston to Panama City flight:


Copa 312


09:41 - 14:18


3.5 hour layover

Panama City to Lima flight:

Avianca 489


17:50 - 22:29


7 hour layover


Go thru Immigration, claim luggage


Check back in at 03:50

Lima to Cusco flight:


Avianca 839


05:50 - 07:15


Find AR taxi to Urubamba

Ollantaytambo hotel June 14:

El Alburgue

Train to Machu Picchu station:

Expedition 71


05:07 - 06:34


Get bus tickets or hike

Train from Machu Picchu to Cusco:

Expedition 34


16:34 - 20:23


Find taxi to Hotel Casa de Campo

Cusco hotel:

Hotel Casa de Campo

Flight from Arequipa to Lima:


Avianca 839


18:05 - 19:35


Find Hostal Porta taxi

Hotel, Miraflores, Lima:

Hostal Porta

Multidimentional watermark

Microlettering

Security strip


Peru, Value, BRCP

*Bob slowly up and down


changes its color from pink to green when slightly turned

Hold up to light


Pink and blue make full value

Tilt


200 appears in nun's veil

Water mark 3D

Shadow is microlettering (pre-2011)

Plastic security strip (pre-2011)


clear print, no irregularities

Tilt it


See value and BCRP


partially covering face

Hold up to the light


Circles (front and back) line up

Microlettering under "Banco Central"


(pre-2011)

Tilt up and down


See value (pre-2011)

Tilt up and down


Vertical value changes color


fuchsia to gold-green

Microlettering in value (pre-2011)

S/. 10 = $3.33

S/. 20 = $6.66

S/. 50 = $16.66

S/. 100 = $33.33

S/. 200 = $66.66


Avoid using or accepting

5 = 2¢

10 = 3¢

20 = 6¢

50 = 17¢

S/. 2 = 66¢

S/. 5 = $1.66

S/. 1 = 33¢


+ "Riqueza y orgullo del Perú" series

Tell a real bill from a fake bill (3):


Feel


Look


Tilt

Average Limeño salary:
$200-$350/mo.
Split up money and...

carry it in different pockets.

Only use ATMs...

inside a bank (if possible).

$100 Bills:


Don't take them


Not accepted

Magic coins (monedas) are...

50 Centimo


1 Sole

Damaged bank notes (torn or repaired):

Don't accept them

Important tool for changing money:

calculator

Casa de Cambio:


Money changing office


(recommended)

Credit card en español:

tarjeta

ATM withdrawals:

It may only possible to withdraw US$ 100 or US$ 200 or the equivalent in Soles.

VISA local office:

Av. Pardo 83110th floor


Miraflores


Phone (+511) 213-2300


www.visanet.com.pe (Spanish)

Mastercard local office:

Procesos MC PeruCalle Porta 1116th floor, Miraflores


Phone (+511) 213-0800


www.mc.com.pe (Spanish)

A tourist visa (for US citizens) is actually...

only an entry stamp.


Bricheras might plant...

drugs on you, get you arrested, and cost you a big fine.

Bricheras might spike...

your drink and steal everything.

Brichera bar in Cusco:

Mama Africa

Panama City Hotel:


Country Inn & Suites


Bulevar El Dorado, Calle 23

Tocumen Airport taxi:


$25-35


Take the escalator from the Arrivals Hall to Departures Area, exit the airport, a much more inexpensive rate than the official taxis in the Arrivals Hall.

Time clearing customs and immigration at Tocumen:

45 min. average

Peperas:

drink spikers

Bricheras:

gold diggers

Dumb*** test:

Will I buy her and her friends drinks?

Tequila Rock club:


Calle de las Pizzas

all hookers


peperas

Sabor de Peru:


Calle de las Pizzas


Hookers on the left

Clubs start up...

after 11/12 pm

Restaurant street:


Lima

Av. Larco

Watch your drink...

being poured/opened.

Pisco sour:

Peruvian national drink


Pisco (brandy)


Lemon juice


Syrup


Egg white

Chichita Panamá:

Panamanian national drink


Seco Herrerano


Grapefruit juice


Pineapple juice

The most painful psychological experience...

can have the greatest positive dividend.

Top-rated Cusco bar with food:


Chilcano Pisco Bar


Calle Plateros


Near Plaza de Armas

Planetarium Cusco:

A few blocks southeast of the Plaza

Top-rated Cusco bar:


Memoria Bar


Calle Plateros


Near Plaza de Armas


Top-rated museum:


Lima


Museo Larco


Av. Bolívar 1515


$11.50


9-6pm


25 min by taxi from Miraflores

Ruins in Lima:


Pucllana Temple (Huaca Pucllana)


6 blocks NW of Parque Central


$2.50


9-5pm

Parasailing:

On the Malecón


North of Parque del Amor


$50


10-6pm winds permitting


Shopping mall & restaurants:


Lima


Larcomar


beneath Malecón de la Reserva


Entrance across from from the JW Marriott

The star of Peru's culinary repertoire:


Ceviche


raw fish, hot chili peppers and onions


marinated in lime juice


Avenida LaMar

Bohemian district of Lima:

Barranco

How to chew hoja de coca:


10+ leaves


roll it up


Put in side of mouth, don't switch


Don't actuall chew


Swallow the juice


30 min, spit it out


What does... mean?


en español

¿Que significa... ?


delayed


en español

retrasado


We are here for two days.


en español

Estamos aqui por dos dias.

Maybe...


en español

Quizás...


I love it here.


en español

Me encanta estar aqui.


Would you like a drink?


en español

¿Puedo ofrecerte una copa?


PIss off!


en español

¡Andate a la mierda!


You have beautiful eyes.


en español

Tienes unos ojos preciosos.


I want to make love to you.


en español

Quiero hacerte el amor.