Learning to Let Them Love You

Peace Corps Peru Volunteer ceviche in market Jesus Maria

After two and a half years of loving and serving the people of this beautiful country, I am learning to let them love me back. Learning to accept that I am down right now and appreciating the unconditional love that the people around me are providing through acts of service and emotional support. Once again I am reminded why I love Peru.

Laguna 69 and My Peace Corps Mountain

It was crowded by people just like me. Everyone congratulated one another and it was like a small family of hikers who had achieved their goal. People canon-balled into the glacier water and other carried out the tradition of the “naked lake jump.” I was happy for them. I was happy for me. We were forever bonded together as a random group of humans who joined the Peace Corps.

20 Questions- Month Seven

The 20 questions self-interview is back! Feel free to copy the questions and do this on your own. It will be fun to see how much the answers change over the next 20 months. Check out month one here! Challenge: Near the beginning of every month answer the 20 questions below. 1. What kind of…

Holidays in Peru!

The past few months have been full of holidays and although I missed my family and friends a lot, it was fun to celebrate with new friends and family in Peru. Halloween: In the sierra Halloween is not really celebrated, instead they celebrate the day of the dead on the 1st and 2nd of November….