|By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-123-27.balt.east.verizon.net - 22.214.171.124) on Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 4:52 pm: Edit Post|
1966: john macchi served in Peru in LIma beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer john macchi can be contacted at jmtrainingamindspringdcom
Country of Service: Peru
Training Group: Peru RCD
Cities you served in: LIma
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1968
Work Description: Community Development
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Training and Development consultant in South Florida area
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Without a doubt, the best years of my life.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone from Lima area 1966-68. also the old Allendale by Jingo Kansas City training group.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Don't you sometimes wish you could do it all over again?
Originally posted: August 23, 2002
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|By Dale Miller (ppp-71-139-10-100.dsl.snfc21.pacbell.net - 126.96.36.199) on Friday, October 19, 2007 - 9:33 pm: Edit Post|
I just Googled and found you. I was in that group. The camp had one hand cranked telephone, if I'm not mistaken. I was in Chimbote. That city was pretty funky with about 20 fishmeal factories, but they needed us, that's for sure. I loved the country and the people, though. I haven't been back, but I went to Chile last year. I'm in contact with some Peruvian RPCVs. There was a grouped that trained in the summer of 1967 (right - the Summer of Love) in my current hometome of Berkeley. Some of them are still around here. I've kept up my Spanish and love of Peruvian food - aji de gallina - yum.