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After Silk Road

Mike Power

‘In a haze of intense tropical satisfaction I flip-flopped down a dirt track between the adobe huts. I heard singing women calming fractious babies, and then I met the island’s chief albino shaman, Mandiuliguina Flores.’

Mike Power

Born in 1971, Mike Power has worked as a freelance investigative journalist for British newspapers and organisations including the Guardian, Lonely Planet, the Mail on Sunday, Sunday Herald, DrugScope and the Big Issue. Between 2004 and 2009 he worked as a freelance correspondent in Latin America and the Caribbean, specialising in conflict, human rights and drugs issues. Drugs 2.0 is his first book.

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