1. Guyana Ital

    Ital- Rastafarian cuisine which is exclusively vegatarian. This is a basic cook up of extra vegetables all cooked together and placed in an open calabash shell which is something much like a gourd. 

  2. Guyana Please for some fruit

    Local markets hang their food in stalls to sell on the street

  3. Guyana Full of Smiles

    Guyanese children always ready to take a break to pose for the camera.

  4. Guyana True Guyanese...

    Never shy to greet new people. 

  5. Guyana Mixing the old with the new

    Older women traditionally dress in their best dresses while shopping in the chaos of the market. Everything is done the old fashion way, yet ironically an internet address is painted on the building. 

  6. Guyana Jhandi Ceremony

    Hindu Ceremony

  7. Guyana Dawali Motorcade

    Guyanese celebration of Dawali in the capital 

  8. South Africa I Spy a Waterbuck

    The boundaries of Kruger National Park in South Africa were just 2 km from our house in our village, so we had plenty of opportunities to visit and track down the wildlife there, trying to find at least one of everything that lives in the area.  Here's a particularly intimate photo (taken through the lens of a binocular) of a waterbuck relaxing in the shade during the heat of the day.

  9. South Africa Leapin' Lizards!

    This large lizard with crazy eyes fell off the rafters on our porch ("stoep") and our brother from our host family picked it up to show it to me.  Our home for 2 1/2 years can also be seen in the background.

  10. South Africa Laundry the Local Way

    My wife, Lora Willard, is carrying our laundry on her head as she heads back home through the village after a hot day of washing clothes with the other women at the river.  Lora found that washing at the river was more effective with our limited water supply and carrying the laundry on her head was easier than in her hands.  At least in this instance, local is better!

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