1. Guyana Handprint

    Using the juice from a local seed called Annato, Amerinidans are able to create a type of body paint used in special celebrations highlighting their culture.   Here a hand provides a perfect way of decorating.

  2. Guyana Mash Cake

    Different villages from the surrounding area came in to participate in the Mashrimani celebrations including this young girl who dressed up in a birthday cake. Happy birthday Guyana!

  3. Botswana Botswana Sunset

    Summer sunset in Eastern Botswana.

  4. Botswana Sunset Storm

    The view from my kitchen window of sunset before a winter storm.

  5. Paraguay T-ray to go

    The popular tea, terere, in the ubiquitous leather-covered thermos and taken everywhere in the heat of summer.

  6. Paraguay Man and horse

    My horse Bigote, (mustache) bonding with my host uncle who took care of him.

  7. Argentina Iguazu

    In guarani, Iguazu means Big Water. This view right outside of modern-day Paraguay, in Argentina.

  8. Paraguay My house

    My Peace corps house. A little fancier than most, with free garbage disposals.

  9. Paraguay Host Grandma

    My host grandma is awesome, as you can see here.

  10. Paraguay Traditional Dance

    Girls dressed in ao po'i dancing the Paraguayan Polka

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