1. Mozambique Colors and Flags

    Education PCV Drew Garland shares his country's colors, culture and creativity at a local primary school.

  2. Moldova Dinner time!

    This is a picture of what a traditional Moldovan table looks like for a party. This particular photo is of the welcoming lunch for the PCV's in our training town.

  3. Moldova Cross-Country Skiing

    When you think of Moldova you do not think of skiing. Life here is always full of suprises! 

  4. Moldova Duck herding

    Here in Moldova ducks are a common food source and learning to herd them can be a tricky process.  Luckily, my neighbor was a great teacher and I quickly learned the important techniques of keeping my quacking friends in line.

  5. Costa Rica All Smiles In Tortuguero

    The children of Tortuguero share a laugh with each other

  6. Costa Rica Making Lomos

    Our local community Children's Nutrition and Education Center of Barbacoas de Puriscal made "lomos" one of Costa Rica's many delicious typical foods.

  7. Costa Rica Children of the CEN

    Students from my community Barbacoas de Puriscal pose for a picture at the Children's Nutirtion and Education Center

  8. Moldova Going back to my roots...

    So I decided today that I needed to get my hair back to its natural color.  Although I was born with white/blonde hair it turned dirty blonde and then a sort of mousey brown in my late teens.  So in Moldova I have decided to attempt using a box of hair dye (with directions in Russian) to change my hair back to the color of my roots.  Because I cannot read Russian, I have enlisted the help of my host mom to help me dye my hair. So apparently, I thought my host mom was going to help me ...

  9. Moldova Goat Herdin'

    After a weekend filled with gorging ourselves at Easter celebrations, Emily and I decided to take a walk around her village of Peresecina for some exercise. We eventually found ourselves walking along a path discussing very important matters, such as the name of the strange bugs that kept buzzing around our heads, when we stumbled upon a herd of goats and their very enthusiastic shepherd. The shepherd was in a very festive mood and happy to meet the two of us and our camera. It was a f...

  10. Costa Rica Holy Week!

    During holy week, it's a tradition in rural Costa Rica to make corn-based products (pastries) that would accompany a usual coffee break during the day.  This one is one of my favorite pictures and they are called rosquillas; perfectly shaped minidonut-looking things made with lots of cheese.

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