While visiting the magnificent wilderness of Madidi Naional Park in Bolivia I was gifted with an incredible experience. A Jaguar, whom I have long considered my spirit guide, crossed the river in front of our dugout canoe, walked elegantly onto the bank then stopped, turned and looked directly at us. Neither aggressive nor shy this animal was resplendently at home in the jungle.
In the background the Flower of Life beams
through the rain forest animating the richness and diversity
of that astonishing