1. Zambia sokola hip

    this preschool aged girl demonstrates impeccable mastery of the precise hip movements which define the cultural dancing in zambia.

  2. Zambia resilience

    a woman carrying goods into the solwezi market

  3. Zambia reflections

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  4. Zambia cheese!

    this amazing smile helped me through so many days...

  5. Zambia the art of sharing

    one coloring book and endless possibilities

  6. Zambia circle of love

    three of my favorite little people caught in a moment of love.

  7. Zambia mushroom gatherers

    This photo was taken during my Peace Corps service in Zambia (2003-2005) at Lake Chibesha, in the Mwinilunga District of Northwestern Province. These women emerged silently from the bush, carrying basins overflowing with mushrooms.

  8. Namibia Obama: Africa's President

    Barack Obama is truly Africa's president and every time I got a lift to town with a Namibian I would inevitably hear, "President Obama, hey, how do you like your African president?" They were incredibly proud to have a president that was half-African representing America.  There were plenty of Obama objects to be purchased but my favorite was the shitenge that I found in Malawi that coordinated so well with my t-shirt.  

  9. Namibia Pumbaa's Family

    The Lion King was right, there are many warthogs to be found in Africa, especially Namibia.  They are so ubiquitous you will see them racing across the road in a game of chicken with a car, scouring possible waterholes, and hanging out in the bush.  This photo was taken at a game count at a local lodge outside of Otavi.

  10. Namibia Local Petrol Station

    While Namibia has full service petrol stations as one would expect to find in America they only exist in major towns and the nearest one was an hour away and we were fast running out of petrol.  After a quick consensus we decided to leave the main highway and scour the villages for unofficial petrol stations.  This photo was taken, with much relief, as a friendly local filled our tank at a village near Sambyu, about an hour outside of Rundu.

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