1. Georgia Fishing

    Waiting for something to catch.  Hopefully it's a fish.

  2. Georgia Move Please!

    Cows always are in the way.

  3. Tonga Cooking Pans in Paradise

    One of my earliest, vivid memories was being dropped off at the beautiful Ala Moana Hotel in Waikiki and being herded into the elegant lobby by Soane Harrell... all twenty-some new Volunteers destined to become Tonga Viii. There we were in this elegant, upscale hotel carrying our backpacks, cooking pots and pans hanging and clanging from the straps. Lots of camouflage peace symbols, and scruffy beards in this Vietnam era. Cooking pans in Paradise? We had completed our training in Hilo, on the...

  4. St. Kitts and Nevis Sisters

    In November 2009, two sisters from my school and neighborhood share an evening view of the Atlantic Ocean from my backyard in Belle Vue, St. Kitts.

  5. Vanuatu Happy Children

    The children in Vanuatu...carefree, loving and happy. If only we could all take on the world with this hopeful and enthusiastic outlook and just maybe there could be peace on earth.  

  6. East Timor Talk to a drunken Volunteer: Elvis and the Little Cat Story

    “So it’s right after a bank day right, so I’ve got a pocket of money.  And no one is waiting for me in my site so I stop over in Maubisi and I go over to see Betty and I’m like, want some whiskey? Not like I had to twist her arm. So I pour some myself this big glass and sit down, it’s evening so I can crash on the floor. Well Betty has this little cat.  It’s half grown cute, like cats are, and it’s jumping around and goes out the window.  I’m about to enjoy this drink, my first, and we hear ...

  7. East Timor Two Groups

    Today was the first day of proper teacher training and I have finally gotten the hang of separating the Timorese into groups.  I have tried many things and this one seems to work the fastest with the fewest hurt feelings. In the first training of trainers I assumed that grouping was an instinctual skill set.  And before I knew it I had caused a mess. I need to remember that everything is capacity.  We had a game which required the participants to be in two groups, not because they were com...

  8. Mongolia Naddam

    Every year in Mongolia  Naddam is celebrated. Its the 3 manly sports Archery, children's horse racing and wrestling. There is a National Naddam is July and local ones too. This year 2011 Overhaungi the region I live in is celebrating tis 80th anniversary. 

  9. St. Kitts and Nevis DWC Primary School Student

    My first day at the Dr. William Connor Primary School, and I am confronted with the reality that students do not have common classroom objects, like pencils and paper, textbooks, or even garbage cans for each room. 

  10. St. Kitts and Nevis 50th Anniversary Celebration in St. Kitts & Nevis

    Peace Corps celebrates 50 years in the Eastern Caribbean (1961-2011) on June 3rd in Independence Square, Basseterre, St. Kitts. 16 volunteers took part in the festivities, and hosted hundreds of students, co-workers, host country nationals, and tourists to activities, games, and info kiosks about the global mission of the Peace Corps and its history in the Eastern Caribbean.

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