1. Romania Through the Eyes of a Volunteer on TongaTime by J.L. McCreedy

    Interview with Natalie Montanaro, RPCV Romania (2009-2012) and RPCV for Peace Corps Response Tonga (2012-2013):   http://tongatime.com/2013/11/11/travel/3rd-goal-through-the-eyes-of-a-volunteer/romania-efl-teacher-subsequently-tonga-china-natalie-montanaro/

  2. The Gambia Driver John

    John was a driver for Peace Corps in the Gambia. He had a love for fish, was a little rough around the edges and loved a good laugh. This is a picture we took during a break in driving on mail run. You can see how lush and beautiful the earth is during rainy season and how rich the soil is. Great for growing crops, but not necessarily for driving. 

  3. The Gambia Mail Run

    Mail was delivered monthly via the Peace Corps mail van which two volunteers participated in. This was an amazing opportunity to see the entire country, visit volunteers in their villages and spend some quality car time with Driver John who is one of the most dedicated and personable local you could meet. This picture was taken in Basse when we rolled into town. 

  4. Bulgaria Bori Mechkata

    This is a picture of the monument, Bori Mechkata (similar to our Paul Bunyan) where our PST group gathered for language training on sunny days.

  5. Uganda Chapter 18: Mona and Omar’s Village

    (Excerpted from Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty (2011), by Dr. J. Larry Brown, Country Director of Peace Corps in Uganda 2008/09)Lungujja Kitunzi truly fit the image of a village downtown. The self-contained community sat on the outskirts of Kampala, a bustling city of nearly a million and a half. As our driver navigated us through the Friday afternoon traffic, the journey of only several kilometers took an unexpected forty-five minutes. Suddenly we turned off one of ...

  6. Uganda Innocence conquers all

    Dr. Larry Brown, Country Director of Uganda (2008/9) and author of the recently published Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty, surrounded by children at an IDP camp in Uganda.    

  7. Uganda Children taking care of children

    In Uganda, the harsh realities of life often oblige parenting responsibilities to be learned at an early age.   This photo appears in Dr. Brown's latest book, Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty.

  8. Uganda Lunchtime for the dispossessed

    Two young Ugandan boys forced to scavenge for food in a garbage dumpster.  This photo appears in Dr. Brown's latest book, Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty.

  9. Uganda Seeking refuge from terror

    A mud hut camp built to house families seeking refuge from the Lord’s Resistance Army.  This photo appears in Dr. Brown's latest book, Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty.

  10. Uganda The irony of recycling

    Tin cans that held food aid become a door in a refugee camp in Uganda.  This photo appears in Dr. Brown's latest book, Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty.

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