1. Niger Snack time!

    A typical snack in Niger - tastes like potato chips!

  2. Niger Sixth grade

    This is the size of a typical sixth grade classroom in Niger. Notice the boy:girl ratio.

  3. Mozambique The Fortunes Of War

    I was taken by  local colleague recently to meet his uncle and eat oranges and peanuts with him. I didn't realize that by the end of the meeting, I would henceforth be obligated to refer to him as my godfather.   The trip to his house was some ten kilometers by bike, the last of which was vividly reminiscent of "...over the river and through the woods." Upon arriving, although given the following context I hesitate to use the cliché, my jaw hit the ground. I was confronted by...

  4. Lesotho Ha Ke Bona Matla

    I asked the seniors of Senkoase High to perform my favorite hymn, Ha Ke Bona Matla (when I see your strength), so I could have a piece of Lesotho to bring home.

  5. Lesotho Joala

    Anthony is taking in the local culture: homemade sorghum beer called joala.

  6. Lesotho Volleyball

    Senkoase High School boys' volleyball team was awarded the opportunity to travel to the capital city of Maseru for a country-wide tournament.  We didn't do very well, but it was worth the trip: for many of the boys, it was their first time off the mountain and into the big city.

  7. Swaziland The Journey is the Best Part

    My husband decided to go hiking in flip-flops: bad for him, great for this photo!

  8. Lesotho Nature's Chair

    Ntate Mathaba, a co-worker, takes a break after a long day.

  9. Lesotho PC Partnership

    During Community Based Training (CBT), a young girl helped my friend Amy find her way home.

  10. Lesotho Anatomy of a Basotho Wedding

    I met my husband, a fellow PCV, at staging in Philidelphia.  Neither one of us had ever attended a wedding in Lesotho, so we had no idea what to expect.  It turned out that it was a lot of walking back and forth!  It spanned two days, and it was an experience that we'll never forget.  The best part was the involvement of our students and fellow teachers.

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