1. Guatemala Easter Procession

    Women carry flowers in the Semana Santa Procession

  2. Guatemala Kata Planting

    Kata plants radish seed in her newly-tilled garden

  3. Mongolia Finding Christmas in Mongolia

    I woke up to another day in a village called Uliastai in western Mongolia. Wrapped in the warmth of my sleeping bag, I shimmied over to my wood-burning stove in the icy dark pre-dawn hours and gingerly lit a fire with the kindling I’d set aside the night before. Lying back down with my stocking cap on, I watched the flames dance around the circular walls of my tiny felt tent (ger). I thought about my family on the other side of the world, preparing a pot roast for our traditional Christmas Ev...

  4. Benin Brick by Brick

    Turning bricks and hoping they would dry before the next rain.  A community library was the end result.

  5. Benin bubble wrap

    This kid was my saving grace sometimes.  Always eating, always smiling, and continuously screaming my name.  

  6. Kiribati Thatch

    This is the material the I-Kiribati use for roofing

  7. Kiribati Mwaneaba

    A mwaneaba is the town meeting hall.  This is the one from Tabonibara on North Tarawa.  Throughout the year different sections of the village would rotate living there.  This one had a painting on the inside with a white dove and a black bird sharing a nest - year ago a man from Canada came and fell in love with an I-Kiribati woman.  They married and currently live in Canada.  The village and the village waa (canoe) has the phrase on it "nest of love" due to money coming from this m...

  8. Kiribati dancing

    My sister and a friend of her's dancing at her school

  9. Kiribati My Brother in the well

    The family well had to be emptied after a heavy rain so he climbed down in the well with a bucket

  10. Kiribati Butaritari outside Nei Jill's kiakia

    The view from Nei Jill's door on Butaritari

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