1. Paraguay Making gyros

    Coming from a Greek town, I wanted to make my family gyros. This is how we picked up the lamb.

  2. Paraguay Horses grazing

    Horses graze in the countryside surrounding Yataity, Guaira at sunset.

  3. Niger Hot hats

    I went to the little store in my town and found these two boys and girl with self-made grass hats.  I ran home to get my camera and take their picture.  These kids couldn't stop laughing at themselves and their grass hats.

  4. Honduras How an Eco Justa Stove Works

    I am currently implementing an improved stove and pila project in the community of Quebraditas, Trinidad in the department of Copan, Honduras with funds I have received from a SPA grant. The community was invloved with writing the grant, pricing and buying construction materials, building the stoves and pilas, and attended training on envrionmental education and basic sanitation. The stoves we are building are called Eco Justa Stoves and use less firewood and provide the houses with chimneys....

  5. Romania A Well-th of Sunlight

    Here's one of many "fontana" which I've catalogued in photos all around Romania...this one bathed in sunlight on a late day walk in Brebu.

  6. Guatemala Mayan Dance

    A group of primary students in a small rural school performed a typical Mayan Dance as part of the festivities for the September 15th, Guatemalan Independence Day. The dress is typical of the municipality of Nebaj; the Ixil Mayan people.

  7. Philippines Fisherfolk Family

    One of the fisherfolk families in Barangay (village) Magsaysay that my counterparts and I worked with standing in front of their traditional Filipino home, a Nipa hut. 

  8. Romania Sunset Strips

    On a warm day in July, this afternoon palette was memorable over a modest home in a village outside of Hunedoara, Romania.

  9. Romania Peace Corps Romania Quarterly Newsletter Excerpt

                     Volunteer Voices Page 11 Winter 2010 What is an American? It seems so long ago, I was sitting in a classroom on the other side of the ocean, having recited the “Pledge of Allegiance” to our flag then opening up a battered hardcover book of World Geography on another Thursday morning at Veazie Street School in Providence, Rhode Island. Back then, I thought about what other kids were doing all the way over in places like, Egypt, Panama, Fiji, or Nigeria. Did they have t...

  10. Romania Legacy of a Generation: The Peace Corps at Fifty

      Where were you in 1961?  It was such a long time ago and many of you weren’t even born yet.  But I was.  And so were many others of us who answered the call to service with the US Peace Corps.  Now, we are some of us grandparents, wanting to leave our own legacies to children and grandchildren.  This life has given us reason to be proud.  When our American president back then, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, spoke at his inauguration to the world, he asked us to look at who we were as Americans ...

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