1. Malawi Waiting for Water

    During the dry season I would get up at 4am and wait 2 hours in order to get one bucket of water.

  2. Nicaragua Sweet Shoes

    Every Peace Corps Volunteer misses a favorite food that is not easily available in their host country.  I missed chocolate!  My aunt knew this and she mailed me a 5lb Hershey chocolate bar,  A five pound chocolate bar was quite the attraction in my small town, so we used it as a raffle item to raise funds for the school auditorium we were building.  This building project was my Peace Corps Partnership project,.  The Parent Teacher Committee was working hard to raise funds in Nicaragua to matc...

  3. East Timor Fire and Aunger

      Interim service training for the fifth group of volunteers in the small island nation of East Timor.    There is a rumor going around that this training has been rushed through approvals because of the high level of early terminations in our group, nearly a third of our number and only five months in site.  The venue is an idyllic convent high enough in the mountain to get a breeze but close enough to walk to a beach.  The food is sumptuous and the company exquisite.  We have one training a...

  4. Belize Global Handwashing Day

    October 15, 2009 Global Handwashing Day at Progreso RC School PCV with Infant I and Infant II students talking about the importance of washing hands with clean water and soap while singing the handwashing song.

  5. Mozambique Beach with Students

    With my students on the beach, next to the Indian Ocean

  6. Mozambique Mozambique

    Maxixe, Inhambane

  7. Mozambique Peregrinação

    My school was on a Catholic Mission and once a year the whole community walked 23 kilometers in a religious pilgrimage to a beautiful spot right on the Indian Ocean. I snapped this photo during the walk.

  8. Mozambique Automobile travel

    Transportation in Mozambique

  9. Mozambique Boat travel

    I saw a fishing boat passing by, while on the beach. It appears some people were looking for a ride

  10. Mozambique Last day of class

    One of my students wrote this on the board, the last day of class before I went home

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