1. Malawi Hauling Firewood

    These hardworking men would ride their bikes out of Mzuzu and towards Chikangawa to get firewood. They would push the bikes up and down huge hills back into the city to see this firewood for pennies.

  2. Malawi Damali

    A neighbor girl age 3. She was terrified by every other mzungu except me. It took her quite a while to warm up to me though.

  3. Malawi Making galimotos

    The boys in my backyard molding mud into toy cars and trucks after a rain. My yard was a playground and I loved the laughter that was ever present.

  4. Malawi Collaring Eles

    Peace Parks came to Vwaza to collar elephants. It was amazing to sit next to this sleeping giant!

  5. Malawi Impatiently Waiting

    Mangoes in the tree behind my house. They take forever to ripen and I couldn't wait to sink my teeth into them. I had to keep a vigilant eye on the children who liked to eat them green!

  6. Malawi Peace Corps Feet

    I sent this home and my family was mortified, not because of the dirty feet, but the unshaved legs!

  7. Malawi Traditional Beekeeping

    A group of local bee keepers harvest honey from a log hive - no suit and no smoker. They were seeking help from me to help source funds for equipment and more sustainable hives.

  8. Malawi Making moonshine

    My mom made the local brew called Chachasu. It was a potent malt lbeverage that sold for 50MK (or about 30 cents) per COKE bottle. The price has now raised but is still less than $1. Many women count on this as their only source of income.

  9. Malawi Light after the Storm

    This beautiful rainbow came out after a heavy rain in Dedza.

  10. Malawi Water is Life

    My main water source during the wet season. It was semi close to my house and fast to fill the hole. We cherished this time of year when water was abundant.

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