1. Paraguay Big animal

    Up close and personal with the ox that pulled my host dad's cart.

  2. Paraguay Chicken Killer

    Ever since we'd arrived in Paraguay, Enrique had been dying to kill a chicken. He finally gets his chance. (Included in the bottom of a blog entry here: http://peacecorpsparaguay.blogspot.com/2008/07/milk-and-cheese-and-bananas-and.html)  

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. Cameroon Peace Corps Cameroon 2008-2010

    In celebration of Peace Corps' 50th anniversary, I created a 5-minute video summary of my Peace Corps experience as a Small Enterprise Developer in Cameroon. Two incredible years with memories to last a life time. For detailed chronicles of my service, please visit: http://roundtwocameroon.blogspot.com

  6. Nicaragua Parade

    Parade

  7. Nicaragua Parade

    Parade

  8. Kazakhstan You know when I went away to the Army 25 years ago...

    Upon arriving at site 15 months ago I was greeted by my soon to be host father at the train station. His son and I had met on the train coming from PST and we had decided that it would be a wonderful opportunity for all involved parties if I were to live with them for my required 6 months, before moving out on my own. Within the first couple of weeks I was a guest at many houses as I met cousins, brothers, aunts, and grandparents. All of them had the same similar questions as to how I arrived...

  9. Nicaragua Shining Shoes

    I met Diego while walking through town to the main bus stop. He ran up from behind and yelled “Oy,chele!” (hey, whitie!) and offered to shine my shoes. Over his small shoulder he was lugging the typical wooden box the shoe shine boys used to carry their brushes and polish as they ran around town looking for work: dusty cowboy boots and leather shoes. He was about eight years old and had a cocky strut. His hands, face, and tank top were smudged and, in some places, nearly covered with shoe po...

  10. Costa Rica Handmade Pottery

    Young man continuing the traditions of his Chorotega ancestors' craftmanship in the community of Guaitil de Santa Cruz.

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