1. Belize Dinner

    My host dad killing a pig to feed the men who helped him plant his corn.

  2. Belize Pig Pen

    My host brothers playing in the pig pen.

  3. St. Lucia Boys in St. Lucia

    We met these boys while hiking in remote Belle Vue, St. Lucia.  They were helping their father who was a coconut farmer. While much of the island has access to North American amenities such as cable tv, Costco-style super markets, and wifi, these boys were the essence of natural innocence.

  4. St. Lucia Cooling out at NSDC

    Staff, employees and trainees alike viewed 17 and 18 December 2002 at the National Skills Development Center with great anticipation.  It was our annual Open Day, a chance to showcase our new-found skills and abilities to the entire community.  Months of preparation went into everything from each class’s display, to the layout of the presentation rooms, to the sequence of events for the two days.  We were bolstered in our efforts just a few days before the event when we heard that the Governo...

  5. Fiji na veivuravura

    After completing our World Map project at Saivou District School, I wanted the kids to see themselves how much they'd learned. They'd taken a pop-quiz before the project began and few could name more than 5 countries around the world, or tell you which continent was where. After the project, I clipped up all my precious newsweeks and on each photo wrote the name of a different country where the picture was taken. The kids lined up in relay teams to see who could get rid of their stack of phot...

  6. Fiji meke ni yaqona

    This was part of a ceremony to officially honor the opening of the Ra provincial meeting house- a building that took many years to fundraise and build. cheif guest of the day was then Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase (who was ousted in Fiji's 4th coup later that same year). In any case, native Fijians love a good celebration and they take their local protocal very seriously, especially with such an important guest. These local men are dressed in traditional leaf skirts and slathered in coconut ...

  7. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Fly away

    This is a picture of me jumping off a pier at Villa Beach in St. Vincent. As you can see, this is a beautiful place to watch the sunset over the Caribbean and let your mind sort of "fly away" for a while.

  8. Senegal Lucky in Love

    Sept-place rides were usually exercises in mental oblivion.  Two hours on horrible, pitted Senegalese roads was enough to make anyone fear for their safety, and my usual companions in shared sept-place cars were annoying young men brimming with marriage proposals.  I preferred to sleep or bury my nose in a book.  But one afternoon I ended up beside a pleasant-faced woman who introduced herself, in perfect English, as Anta. “I live in Kaolack,” she explained, “But I grew up in The Gambia.  Fa...

  9. Senegal Radio

    This guy was never without his trusty, rusty old radio.  He's enjoying a relaxing moment under the shade structure with his favorite tunes.

  10. Senegal Prized Possession

    Adama was so proud of his new horse, he insisted on a picture of himself with it.

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