Saturday, July 27
Happy Birthday, Peru!
Tomorrow is the anniversary of Peru's independence. I remember it fondly because I sat in front of a TV listening to the president's State of the Nation address when I was working as a journalist. I then had to write an article for the Post or the Times of London. I never went on holiday outings or other adventures. What's more, it was a favorite time for Sendero or MRTA to set off bombs or carry out an attack. So July 28 was a regular work day for me.