1. Madagascar Basketball Court Repair

    These two young men work hard to restore the town's basketball court.  They somehow shimmied up the posts without a ladder.

  2. Madagascar Malagasy Fisherman

    A good day's catch for the man who lived across the street.

  3. Madagascar The airport at my site

    Low maintenance and overhead costs at this airport.

  4. Madagascar Each of us pulls..err.. pushes our weight

    Our host family owned a shuttle bus.  They took us to a nearby park to celebrate Easter.  We pushed our way back home.

  5. Madagascar New in town

    Almost at the end of my second year, an eco-tourism minded yacht landed in our remote corner of western Madagascar in a village that had never seen so many vazahas (foreigners) before.  Neither side knew exactly how to act.

  6. Madagascar Neighbor makes his new lakana (canoe)

    My neighbor built the roof on our hut from palm fronds around us, but his day job was to fish.  Here he prepares his office equipment.

  7. Kenya Too Cool Little Boy Joseph

    Just beyond the National Youth Service gate, where I live on the side of a hill overlooking Lake Naivasha, Kenya, are a number of very small wooden structures, where a number of families live. After I exit the gate on my way to catch a matatu bus just down the winding road, swarms of small children come pouring out of the houses. One way to avoid having to shake hands with a lot of germy kids is to give a GO-TA greeting, where you tap fists together than take your fist to you heart and than r...

  8. Kenya Too Cool Little Boy Joseph

    Just beyond the National Youth Service gate, where I live on the side of a hill overlooking Lake Naivasha, Kenya, are a number of very small wooden structures, where a number of families live. After I exit the gate on my way to catch a matatu bus just down the winding road, swarms of small children come pouring out of the houses. One way to avoid having to shake hands with a lot of germy kids is to give a GO-TA greeting, where you tap fists together than take your fist to you heart and than r...

  9. Madagascar Coloring Across Cultures

    Twins proudly displaying their coloring artwork.  These children were my neighbors and loved to color.  WhenI first met them I had o show them how to hold a crayon in their hands.  They learned how to color quickly and would come by almost daily asking to color outside of my hut.

  10. Madagascar Mango Mania

    Women drying mangos as part of a small income generating project.

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