1. Romania Through the Eyes of a Volunteer on TongaTime by J.L. McCreedy

    Interview with Natalie Montanaro, RPCV Romania (2009-2012) and RPCV for Peace Corps Response Tonga (2012-2013):   http://tongatime.com/2013/11/11/travel/3rd-goal-through-the-eyes-of-a-volunteer/romania-efl-teacher-subsequently-tonga-china-natalie-montanaro/

  2. Fiji Dodging Machetes: How I Survived Forbidden Love, Bad Behavior, and the Peace Corps in Fiji: Chapter One

        Coconut palms swayed in the trade winds like tipsy hula dancers. Turquoise waves nibbled the virginal seashore. A flock of multi-hued parrots landed in unison on a nearby baka tree. They opened their beaks as if chirping their songs for me and me alone. How fortunate I felt to be working in that pristine, primitive paradise, untouched by television and fast-food joints. Then again, island life was hard. People lived in rat-infested thatched huts with no indoor plumbing or electricity. But...

  3. Mozambique Growing up

    I met his mother when she was pregnant, he is not a healthy 4 month old baby.. I feel so lucky to be able to see him grow! 

  4. Guatemala Sisters

    Sisters at a Cajolá festival.

  5. Romania And the Cheese Stands Alone

    “We soon reached his cave, but he was out shepherding, so we went inside and took stock of all that we could see. His cheese-racks were loaded with cheeses, and he had more lambs and kids than his pens could hold…When he had so done he sat down and milked his ewes and goats, all in due course, and then let each of them have her own young.  He curdled half the milk and set it aside…” Thus is the excerpt from Homer’s Odyssey (in a translation from the Ancient Greek by Samuel Butler, the Victori...

  6. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Youth Matters Fixed

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  7. Guatemala Super Moon on Top of a Volcano

    I took this photo on top of Volcan Tajamulco, the tallest volcano in Central America (Guatemala).  We climbed it the night that the moon was at its closest point to the earth and it made for some great photos.  This is a photo of other PCV's enjoying the view.  

  8. Madagascar Manakara Be Sunset

    After a relaxing day with Volunteers of the SudEst, it's really overwhelming how breathtaking the Manakara Be sunset can really be!  There is just nothing better than being with friends, toes in the sand, enjoying the comfortable 4th of July weather and capturing one of the amazing scenery shots of Madagascar, like this one posted here.  Mazotoa!  

  9. Madagascar Mody

    Elementary school students walking home for lunch in the rain.

  10. Madagascar Mother and child

    Anketrakabe, Madagascar

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