1. Mozambique Little Brother

    My host brother was showing off his climbing skills for the camera.

  2. Namibia Peace Corps Group 32 Namibia

    Using the long exposure feature on my camera, my fellow Peace Corps volunteers from group 32 in Namibia assisted in illuminating the night using only our flashlights to spell out "Peace Corps 32". 

  3. Guyana Hanging in There

    Local Rasta baby relaxing as locals do best. 

  4. Togo Fulani Wrestling Match

    I gathered with my fellow volunteers at my friends village, Warangi, in the central region when his family came in for a visit. As is customary, families of Peace Corps volunteers are always welcome with festivities and cultural displays of gratitude. After we marched through town, complete with drums and dancing, we all settled into our plastic lawn chairs to watch a performance of skill and strength. In Fulani wrestling, unlike modern wrestling matches, it is not neccessary to pin the oppo...

  5. Costa Rica Working On the Potters Wheel

    A man makes a traditional Nicaraguan vase in Grenada, Nicaragua.

  6. Guatemala Guatemala, old and new

    This photo was taken while on a walk with my host mom to her coffee farm. I think it portrays Guatemala as it is now: a mix of old and new, wherever one looks.

  7. Mongolia Human Anatomy

    Mongolian students study English body parts

  8. Panama English Reading Time

    This was perhaps the most surreal moment so far during my service and it happened at one of my good friend Scott Page's site in Embarcadero, Cocle. A group of 6 PCVs headed up to Embarcadero to build a water en-catchment system that would provide water year around and also install the first shower in the community.  Upon arriving in the community in the local representante truck stuffed with supplies and PCVs we were greeted by all the community members rushing out to get a good look at the o...

  9. Ivory Coast Chef du Village

    Coulibaly Doh, the Village Chief of Sohouo, is proudly wearing his new t-shirt, which was given to him as a gift from some friends who visited me during my service. 

  10. Mali keeping dry in the rainy season

    Village kids playing on the mortars.

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.