I’ve been living here now for about two months and I can’t get enough of Peru.

Admittedly, Peru was not high on my list of places I wanted to visit. But then my previous job (marketing natural and fair trade foods) brought me to Peru early in 2008 to learn about fair trade mangoes and coffee. As soon as my plane landed in Lima, despite being exhausted from my long trip from Minneapolis and despite knowing barely any Spanish, I immediately felt a sense of, “This is where I want to be.