1. Senegal Pretty in Pink

    This young lady is selling vegetables and seasonings at the village's daily market.  Women come there every day, to buy what they need for lunch and dinner.  In the background is a donkey charette - rural Senegal's most popular mode of transportation!

  2. Morocco Roof Vineyard

    My friend Rich's host father has grapes growing across the top of their roof and let me take his picture when I stopped in this past summer for a visit. The vines snake down the front of the house and must be decades old.

  3. Senegal Teaching they community

    PCV Abigail Fay teaching the women in her village to make a nutrient and protein-rich porriage to feed their under-weight children and babies.

  4. Senegal Carrying water

    As Volunteers, we learn to live like our community members, including carrying water from the well on our heads!  Pictured: Jen Newton and Laurel Gladish, both Senegal '07-'09

  5. Senegal Sharing Thanksgiving

    Five PCVs, one visiting cousin and two Norweigan students cooked our Thanksgiving Meal 2008 at a small hotel on the Langue de Barbarie in Senegal.  One of the Volunteers, Sara Hollerich, bought the turkey and kept it in outhouse.  Her host-father killed it for her, then she and another PCV prepared it... We also baked pumpkin pies, made stuffing and mashed potatos in the little outdoor kitchen with a sand floor of the hotel.  This photo was taken in the bar of the hotel. 

  6. Honduras Niñas con Ticucos

    My little friends hold up the ticucos we just made, and which they will sell door to door that afternoon for 3 lempiras a piece. 

  7. Honduras atol in the yard

    Doña Linda has prepared a large thermos of atol chuco, and has it ready to go, sitting on her wheel barrow. 

  8. Honduras el Fogón

    the fogón is the wood-burning stove used throughout Honduras. 

  9. Honduras Pulperia Treats

    Doña Catalina often makes topoios (pronounced To-Po-E-Os) to sell at her pulperia. For one Lempira kids can buy these frozen fruit juice treats, rip open one corner of the plastic baggy with their teeth and suck away! 

  10. Honduras Pila Love

    The Pila--the water storage of rural Honduras. Here we wash our clothes, our bodies, and our food. Here we hang our tooth brushes and hats. This pila is located on the farm of Don Juanquis in la Cumbre San Lucas, Cabañas Copan, Honduras.    

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