It Never Rains in Lima

I arrived at night and nothing about my arrival was normal.  I had almost missed my flight on the last leg from Mexico City, and this was after nearly a two-day journey.  As soon as we landed, there was a separate queue for those attending the annual meetings, and we were chaperoned at every point by…

Five Thousand Types of Potatoes

These are my flights and destinations from the past fifteen years.  My next trip will take me somewhere completely new.  Peru  will mark my first visit to South America.  I’m attending the annual World Bank and IMF meetings in Lima later this week.  We will not have time to visit Machu Picchu, one of the seven wonders of the…