1. East Timor Two Groups

    Today was the first day of proper teacher training and I have finally gotten the hang of separating the Timorese into groups.  I have tried many things and this one seems to work the fastest with the fewest hurt feelings. In the first training of trainers I assumed that grouping was an instinctual skill set.  And before I knew it I had caused a mess. I need to remember that everything is capacity.  We had a game which required the participants to be in two groups, not because they were com...

  2. Mongolia Naddam

    Every year in Mongolia  Naddam is celebrated. Its the 3 manly sports Archery, children's horse racing and wrestling. There is a National Naddam is July and local ones too. This year 2011 Overhaungi the region I live in is celebrating tis 80th anniversary. 

  3. Thailand Golden Buddha & Home,

    Gold leave Buddha super-imposed over typical rural house.

  4. Thailand Crazy parade

    This was taken at a parade in Ratanaburi, Surin.  The parade was for the upcoming rocket festival.  What this man is doing and representing, I don't know.  But that's half the fun of Peace Corps - figuring out what's going on around you.

  5. Thailand Peace + C

    This is myself, right, and my friend and fellow volunteer, Dev, after the swearing-in ceremony.  Get it?

  6. Thailand Telling me how it is

    My host mom is a very sweet and caring person.  However, she doesn't look it in this photo.  She was trying to get a point across and I wasn't understanding what she was saying.  Shortly after this photo was taken, she playfully hit me on the arm, laughed and walked away. 

  7. Bangladesh Recreation

    Creativity is a must for those in a country with so little to distract, and everywhere there is enjoyment - if one only looks for it...

  8. Bangladesh Cooling off

    Water buffalo wade in green waters getting some relief from the sweltering Bengali sun.

  9. Bangladesh Auto Shop

    Little gets thrown out in Bangladesh, little is too old.  Things are in a constant process of renewal and reuse, and certainly automobiles are one of the things most likely to see multiple lives.

  10. Bangladesh The bus stop

    Getting around required the bus, and getting on the bus required dealing with this...

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