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Junkie Buddha: A Journey of Discovery in Peru

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Our healing journeys differ. Some move country or hit the bottle. Diane's healing journey was travel. Her son loved traveling and mountain climbing in South America. He'd walked the Inca Trail and longed to return to the sacred citadel of Machu Picchu. On the first anniversary of his death, fragile and aching with grief, she traveled alone to Peru to scatter his ashes there. Diane's adventures en route were by turns scary, electrifying, and humorous: flying over the Nazca Lines; a consultation with an Inca witch; an accidental brush with Peruvian porn. She immersed herself in the culture and Peru reconnected her with life. This is a story about profound loss leading to spiritual gain. And it's a story about love.

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