1. Costa Rica The Eg Vendor

    Don Fernando and his wife sell eggs from their home daily to local community members.

  2. Thailand A Taste of Thailand

    I probably bike a good hour and a half each day -- which is good, getting some exercise in with all the food I'm eating. I take a shower when I get home, maybe wash my clothes by hand (not the most enjoyable of pastimes, and not intrinsically rewarding in some kind of hokey, sweat-and-blood sort of way, in case anyone idealizes that whole Wordsworthian "common man" mystique), and then wait around for dinner and by the time that's done I'm pretty spent so I usually jot a coup...

  3. Madagascar Pretending to be Preggo!

    I've titled this photo Pretending to be Preggo as my counterpart at the health clinic where I help out as a Health Volunteer asked me to pretend to be pregnant for a Women's Day parade they were going to have. The theme of the float was to encourage women to come to the health clinic for pre-natal consultations, why I had to pretend to be pregnant for the float I don't know. But it's a great pic!

  4. Honduras The Art of Making Nacatamales

    My host-grandmother teaching me how to make nacatamales, a traditional Honduran food, in her kitchen hut. These delicious tamales are made with a corn-based dough, seasoned meat, garlic paste, potatoes and wrapped up in banana leaves, then cooked in a large pot over an open fire for several hours. DELICIOUS!

  5. Georgia Spring Collage

    Winter has finally passed in Georgia and people are out and about enjoying the beauty of Spring and the much awaited warm weather.

  6. El Salvador Leaving for America

    What an incredible 24 hours of my life. Probably one of the most surreal 24 hours ever. Yesterday I went down to Miguel’s house ready to leave for San Salvador. I never gave it any thought about how it was going to be…and I’m glad I didn’t.Adriana wailed and cried as Miguel prepared to leave. Just like any other day Miguel was up early to milk the cows-one last time. He brought his big bag out and hugged his mom. She cried and so did he. Adelmo continued on with the days chores. Get the milk ...

  7. Zambia Zambian flower

    A beautiful flower found at the backdrop of Victoria Falls, Zambia: one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

  8. El Salvador Leaving for America

    What an incredible 24 hours of my life. Probably one of the most surreal 24 hours ever. Yesterday I went down to Miguel’s house ready to leave for San Salvador. I never gave it any thought about how it was going to be…and I’m glad I didn’t.Adriana wailed and cried as Miguel prepared to leave. Just like any other day Miguel was up early to milk the cows-one last time. He brought his big bag out and hugged his mom. She cried and so did he. Adelmo continued on with the days chores. Get the milk ...

  9. Costa Rica Oxen bringing our firewood.

    Oxen are often used for transportation and firewood is essential to everyday life, as everyone in my town cooks over a fire. 

  10. Moldova Bunny fun

    Spring is without a doubt my favorite time of the year in Moldova. Living with a host family I am able to see what it's like to grow your own food in the garden, make your own cheese from your goat, and how to raise farm animals. With Spring comes all of the babies! This picture is of a very fat bunny that my host dad thought was so funny looking that one day he brought him in the house and put him on my bed so a friend of mine and I could play with him. The bunny got comfortable!

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