Orillas del Río Uchima, Barrio Sacapo, Parroquia San Pedro de Vilcabamba, Loja, Ecuador
I ‘ve just returned from an eight-day retreat at Casa Del Sol in the majestic mountains of Vilcabamba, Ecuador.
It was facilitated by Ximena and Santiago who are a pair of the purest souls I’ve had the honour and pleasure of meeting and they have left me feeling blessed to have walked this part of my spiritual journey with them.
It took me three flights and 22 hours of travel, to get to Vilcabamba from Toronto and I would say that it was worth the journey there. Casa Del Sol is in beautiful mountains and it feels like stepping back into a time of peace, serenity, innocence and love. The lush landscape of the forests, filled with all forms of life and flowing rivers, radiates a positive inviting energy that we from the western world have lost and is missing from our lives.
Upon arrival at Casa Del Sol, I could feel the warmth, caring and love from Ximena as she welcomed me to their place. On the first day, both Ximena and Santiago started the pre-ceremonial blessings and group facilitated process of ensuring that our intentions are in the right place to embark on the many ceremonies that we had ahead of us.
Of course, spiritual healing begins from within us and not from the external, however, with positive intensions that are directed in the right direction, we are more likely to succeed.
After having San Pedro, Ayahuasca, Kombo and Ximena and Santiago’s guidance, I must say that I’m now equipped with the tools to start the real healing journey as I return home.
There aren’t words, that exist to describe how lucky, honoured and blessed I feel to have been guided through all these ceremonies with Ximena and Santiago. They are both gifted with pure unconditional love.
For the eight days I was with them, each day was exciting and a new adventure in the path of spiritual growth. I would recommend their retreat to anyone interested in accelerating their path to spiritual enlightenment. You will not be disappointed.
I love they both dearly!