Located in the heart of the high Andes Mountains in the Cusquenian province of Paucartambo, there is a magical place where the inhabitants are called “The Q’eros”. The people of Q’eros
Since ancient times, especially in the period of the Incas, nature and Mother Earth have been venerated and seen as a Goddess. This has been maintained for generations until today; the man who
Maestra Maria Apaza is an Altomesayoq. She is 93 years old. It’s rumoured that there are roughly 10 Altomesayoq alive today spread throughout Peru and Bolivia. Although she only knows of one other who lives in the mountains.
The effects of San Pedro generally lasts eight hours. But the more you prepare, the more the effects it will have on you. It’s often recommended to start fasting 12-24 hours before your experience. The longer you fast, the deeper your experience will go.
This beautiful and fascinating ceremony is a fusion of traditional Andean and Catholic beliefs. The celebration of Taytacha Temblores, or Lord of the Earthquakes, initiates Easter Holy Week in Cusco.