All Press Releases for March 11, 2021

Novel Released about Adventures in Andes near Machu Picchu

Beyond Machu Picchu Book Explores Cusco, Inca Trail and Ayahuasca Ceremony in Sacred Valley

    SANTA BARBARA, CA, March 11, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Skyler Briggs continues his journey in the newly released novel Beyond Machu Picchui: Cusco, the Inca Trail and Ayahuasca. Set in Santa Barbara and the Andes near Machu Picchu, the novel explores casual drug use, extended travel and hesitant love. After his adventure in Kauai, twenty-something Skyler decides to travel to Peru with his old buddy Josh. While partying in Isla Vista, Skyler meets Indigo, a dread-locked math whiz, who wants to see Machu Picchu and explore the sacred geometry of the Incans. Indigo and Josh don't get along and Josh's non-stop partying leads to big problems when he goes too far.

The author Scott G. Kipp adds: "Skyler is beat up after his adventures Kauai and has sworn off weed. He jumps off the weed wagon quickly though and gets back to partying with Josh and Indigo. They decide to take a trip to Cusco and then an ayahuasca trip. Ayahuasca is a powerful hallucinogen from the Amazon jungle and Skyler hopes to visit the spirit world to help him overcome his grief."

The 200-page book and e-book are full of action, drama and romance and available at This is the second book in the Beyond Series of novels set in the most beautiful places in the world like Kauai, Peru, Nepal and Portugal. The novels document the unexpected twists and turns of Skyler in real, exciting and exotic places. Trouble is always around the corner in these easy-to-read, fun novels.

Excerpt from book: "I look up with my eyes shut and see white light. The blank canvas darkens and turns into a series of circles that grow like ripples in a pond. I feel like I'm entering a portal. I feel the beauty of the glistening geometry and I feel my body melting."

About the Author
Scott G. Kipp is an author and film maker based in Santa Barbara, California. Kipp lived in South America for five months to research the Andes around Machu Picchu to write Beyond Machu Picchu. Kipp splits his time between blogging, filming and playing his ukulele. With limited travels because of Covid, Kipp is building a home in the Alabama Hills below Mount Whitney. Kipp blogs about his travels and adventures at

Kipp is ready to speak online or in person about his books, films, travels and RVing.

Butter Media publishes novels and films from beautiful Santa Barbara.

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