1. Vanuatu My mamas and laplap

    The beloved Paama Mamas in my village are the foundation for life on the islands. They go to the gardens, cook, wash and look after the children and household with little time for themselves. Their support, love, hard work and perseverance are an inspiration to me. 

  2. Zambia Seka

    Laughing children were the highlight of my time in the village.

  3. Thailand Peace + C

    This is myself, right, and my friend and fellow volunteer, Dev, after the swearing-in ceremony.  Get it?

  4. Mozambique Kickin' It

    Mozambican primary school girls perform a tradition dance during a 50th Anniversary celebration during PST

  5. Mozambique PST Community Clean Up!

    Moz 16 PCTs and their homestay families gave a helping hand on June 12th to clean up a part of the local hospital.

  6. Azerbaijan Waiting for the bus to leave.

    A Sheki Pedagogical Technicum (college) student looks over the town square (reflected in the bus window) while waiting for the bus to depart on the last big class event (a field trip/picnic) before graduation. .

  7. El Salvador Silhouette

    Just another day in site...

  8. Azerbaijan The Long Wait

    I enjoyed greeting this gentleman as I passed his favorite resting place on a side street in Sheki.

  9. Thailand A Guide to Knowing When You're in Trouble

    When the two of you start having things. A thing we had early on was sometimes during a conversation I would just stare at her and smile, partly because I enjoyed looking at her (she's a very look-atable gal), but mainly to annoy her, which worked magnificently. She would ask Mii arai? (What is it?) and I would play dumb and ask Mii arai? back and we'd have a little Mii arai? war until she'd get frustrated and snap Mai mii! (Nothing!) and I'd pretend to ponder over this and reach an und...

  10. South Africa Sunset on the Railroad Tracks

    Sunset falls upon us as we walk home along the railroad tracks in the village.

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