1. El Salvador Making Fertilizer

    My friends and fellow youth group members excited about making organic fertilizer for the first time!

  2. El Salvador Handmade Hammocks

    I had the pleasure of helping to make this hammock when I did a site visit to Morazon, El Salvador

  3. El Salvador Skill of Perspective

    All Peace Corps Volunteers come from lives of relative comfort. We had washing machines, refrigerators, and we didn't have to cross the room every night to turn off the light then curse ourselves for leaving something on the floor between the light and the bed, and then scream in pain when we trip on said something in the dark. We all gain a new appreciation lets say for those modern conveniences. I, for example, bow to the washing machine. When I see it, I kiss it, hug it, and say sweet noth...

  4. Paraguay Flags

    At the "inauguration" party for my newly constructed house, my counterpart and his family flew our flags.

  5. Guatemala Secret

    Hendrick, my host brother, shares a secret with me while I try to teach him a card game. 

  6. Guatemala Feria

    A small village in the Western Highlands celebrates it's annual fair by decorating the church and dancing in costume

  7. Guatemala Helper

    A young Maya boy helps deliver a used tire for a project growing potatoes in stacked tires. 

  8. Guatemala Afternoon Paseo

    An elderly Maya man walks the village paths in the afternoon sun. 

  9. Guatemala Proud Abuela

    A proud grandma poses with her youngest grandson on her back while another granddaughter peaks out shyly from the adobe house.

  10. Guatemala Mucha Mazorca

    Hired day workers harvest and sort corn ears from dried stocks in the Western Highlands of Guatemala

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