1. Cameroon Karate Kids

    Kids in Mobe (a village I worked with on a well installation project) showing off their best karate moves

  2. Cameroon Banana Plantation

    View from within a banana and plantain plantation near my post in Bertoua

  3. Cameroon Les Boeufs

    A herd of cattle blocked the road for a few minutes, while we were returning home from visiting a remote village in the savannah

  4. East Timor Talk to a drunken Volunteer: Elvis and the Little Cat Story

    “So it’s right after a bank day right, so I’ve got a pocket of money.  And no one is waiting for me in my site so I stop over in Maubisi and I go over to see Betty and I’m like, want some whiskey? Not like I had to twist her arm. So I pour some myself this big glass and sit down, it’s evening so I can crash on the floor. Well Betty has this little cat.  It’s half grown cute, like cats are, and it’s jumping around and goes out the window.  I’m about to enjoy this drink, my first, and we hear ...

  5. East Timor Two Groups

    Today was the first day of proper teacher training and I have finally gotten the hang of separating the Timorese into groups.  I have tried many things and this one seems to work the fastest with the fewest hurt feelings. In the first training of trainers I assumed that grouping was an instinctual skill set.  And before I knew it I had caused a mess. I need to remember that everything is capacity.  We had a game which required the participants to be in two groups, not because they were com...

  6. Thailand Golden Buddha & Home,

    Gold leave Buddha super-imposed over typical rural house.

  7. Madagascar Hokey Pokey goes to Madagascar

    We taught out Malagasy Summer Campers some English vocabulary doing the hokey pokey.  They sang most of the song in Malagasy (to make it relevant), but see if you can pick out the words you know!

  8. Bangladesh Recreation

    Creativity is a must for those in a country with so little to distract, and everywhere there is enjoyment - if one only looks for it...

  9. Bangladesh Cooling off

    Water buffalo wade in green waters getting some relief from the sweltering Bengali sun.

  10. Bangladesh Auto Shop

    Little gets thrown out in Bangladesh, little is too old.  Things are in a constant process of renewal and reuse, and certainly automobiles are one of the things most likely to see multiple lives.

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