1. Mongolia Mongolian Sunset

    The most intense sunset I've ever seen, over the ger camp we stayed in on our first day in Mongolia (June 2006).

  2. Mongolia Anna Home

    This was a picture taken of me at a local street children's home in Choibalsan, Donod Aimag (Province) in Eastern Mongolia. Photo taken by fellow PCV Julie Moulton.

  3. Philippines Fish Catch

    As my coworkers and I were eating on the beach, a fisherman walked by and proudly showed off his catch, which included a red snapper, that he caught with his spear.

  4. Indonesia A Wave of Prayer

    morning prayer at the islamic high school where i teach, just before sacrificing 2 cows in our school yard.  later that day, the students distributed the meat to the poor. eid al-adha is celebrated around the world by muslims to commemorate abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.  as a non-muslim, i watched from behind with the girls who were menstruating and therefore could not participate.

  5. Philippines America

    There is a little girl who lives down the street.   I see her sometimes on my morning walk to work.   She’s a tiny thing, maybe four or five, and she’s usually wearing shorts, a t-shirt, and flip-flops.  I don’t think that she goes to school.  Any time I do see her she stops in her tracks, grins from ear to ear, sort of leans back a little, points, and yells at the top of her voice, “AMERICA!”  It always catches me off-guard.  She communicates only that one word, but her body language shows h...

  6. Philippines FILIPINAS on a JEEPNEY, Talamban, Cebu, Philippines

    Three of our Language Trainers on the way to a PC Training event of some kind in late 1985.  All were wonderful and extremely patient ladies!  Maraming salamat sa inyong lahat!

  7. Philippines PEEPING CHILDREN, Camiguin Island, Mindanao, Philippines

    PEEPING CHILDREN, Camiguin Island, Mindanao, Philippines This photo was taken during a trip to visit another Deaf Ed PCV's site on the southern-most and largest island, Mindanao.  Unbeknownst to us, the PCV we were supposed to visit had been evacuated for peace and order problems several days earlier.  As we were taught during training, we heeded the advice of the host country nationals in her village who encouraged us to leave the highly charged area we were supposed to visit and go visit n...

  8. East Timor Fire and Aunger

      Interim service training for the fifth group of volunteers in the small island nation of East Timor.    There is a rumor going around that this training has been rushed through approvals because of the high level of early terminations in our group, nearly a third of our number and only five months in site.  The venue is an idyllic convent high enough in the mountain to get a breeze but close enough to walk to a beach.  The food is sumptuous and the company exquisite.  We have one training a...

  9. Indonesia Javanese Bride-to-Be

    The hours long preperation before the traditional marriage ceremony- no less than three people were working on her at any given time.

  10. Indonesia 15 Years From Now...

    Another Sunday morning expedition on foot with Bu S, this time to the local landfill. I had run by it once when I first arrived here, not yet aware of the taboo of unaccompanied female joggers. Bu S suggested it as an interesting place to visit and a chance to meet people whose paths I might not otherwise cross. A beautiful vegetable garden immediately welcomed us after we entered, and just a few steps further were the composting silos. Two rows of five white buildings whose sole pu...

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