1. Costa Rica Photo Camp

    Children in Copey, Costa Rica explore taking photos during a summer photo camp.

  2. Costa Rica Making Tamales

    Two women make tamales for the Christmas holiday in Costa Rica.

  3. Costa Rica Tamales

    Tamales are wrapped in plantain leaves for the holiday season in Costa Rica.

  4. Costa Rica Kitchen

    A typical Costa Rican kitchen

  5. Costa Rica Tamales

    Tamales are prepared during the Christmas season in Costa Rica.

  6. Costa Rica Quiet Reading Time

    Students enjoy free reading time at an English learning center in Copey, Costa Rica

  7. Costa Rica Reading Time

    Students look over the shoulders of each other while reading aloud at an English learning center in Copey, Costa Rica.

  8. Costa Rica Family

    Mario and his son Ian spend some down time in their kitchen in Copey de Dota, Costa Rica.

  9. Costa Rica Cow Milker

    Rafa works nearly 80 hours a week milking cows at a dairy farm in rural Costa Rica.

  10. Dominica Traditional Bath

    Uma, my homestay nephew, was often given a bath like this in the yard.  You will see several local leaves in the bath, these are intentional to assist with keeping bad spirits away.  I love this photo as it shows a lot - cute kid taking traditional bath, coconuts used to sell for livelyhood, and warm Dominica sun.

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