1. Ukraine Easter Egg Hunt

      Here are some children searching for eggs at a hunt organized at an orphanage by Peace Corps Volunteers.

  2. Ukraine дуже Ukrainian Girls

      This is at "Survival Camp" put together by volunteers to give students a chance to be outdoors and practice English.  Pictured are two of our campers posing in traditional Ukrainian clothes, making them "дуже" (very) Ukrainian Girls.

  3. Ukraine Making bread the old fashioned way

    I signed up for a "rural tourism excursion" which was another volunteer's project to make promotional materials to promote green tourism in the small town of Mogilev-Podolskiy near the boarder of Moldova.  So I was alternating between pretending to be a visitor and operating the camera.  At this home full of old ladies they would make bread for you from scratch and then sing for you while it baked.  Which was cute at first, but do you know how long it takes to make bread the old f...

  4. Ukraine Making bread the old fashioned way

    I signed up for a "rural tourism excursion" which was another volunteers to make promotional materials to promote green tourism in the small town of Mogilev-Podolskiy near the boarder of Moldova.  So I was alternating between pretending to be a visitor and operating the camera.  At this home full of old ladies they would make bread for you from scrach and then sing for you while it baked.  Which was cute at first, but do you know how long it takes to make bread the old fashioned w...

  5. Ukraine At Work

    This is me at the University where I taught with two of my students.  For awhile I had the idea that I would let my hair grow long while I was in the Peace Corps, this photo was taken shortly before I decided that was a bad idea.

  6. Ukraine Greek Ruins of Ukraine

    This is from a Summer camp I worked at in Sevastopol, a cit in Crimea.  During the moring I would teach English and in the afternoon we would go out sightseeing.  Here we are at some ancient Greek ruins. 

  7. Romania Laundry at home

    Washing clothes at home. In the winer I had to use rubber gloves to protect my hands from the very cold water.

  8. Cameroon Thing Things You Don't Realize...

    … when you have everything. Did you ever realize how dirty you get when you don’t have an actual shower? We are in the midst of dry season here and water is a more precious commodity than ever. While I am lucky and have gotten in good with neighbor kids who come to fetch water for me daily, the supply is still limited. As a result, bucket-bathing daily has become a luxury. That, and it’s really just a huge pain in the rear end. No worries, I have plentifu...

  9. Macedonia Another day in the fields

    I ran into friends from a local village and they are always willing to smile for the camera.  This mother was coming back from the fields and I begged the young daughter to hop up on the donkey for a photo.  I don't know who did the better convincing - a whining, begging PCV or a mother with a quick, warning look.

  10. Macedonia US family meets PC family

     My family was visiting from the States and we couldn't let their visit go by without a good old fashion Macedonian picnic, complete with pictures!  Macedonians make everyone feel like family and that is what happened on this special day!

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