1. Ukraine Men's Day

    Male students at a village school in eastern Ukraine participate in an annual Men's Day competition February 23, 2011. The strongest and wittiest wins a bronze trophy and the affection of many female students.

  2. Honduras The Horse Wrangler

    Little Fernando wants to show he may be young, but still can wrangle a horse.  

  3. Azerbaijan Lahic

    Old town, old tools

  4. Azerbaijan Hat maker

    The bazaar, popular local old man (and Volunteer!) winter hats

  5. Azerbaijan Flowers for sale!

    The bazaar, trying to lure suspecting guests to buy

  6. Azerbaijan Novruz at school, celebration of spring

    My students endulging in the few times they can play around in school

  7. Kazakhstan Best Wedding Ever!

    I had the pleasure of being invited to attend a true Kazakh wedding. Towards the end of the evening, one of the brothers of the bride really showed his joy, and I had the fortune of snapping a photo of what I consider the happiest picture ever: a man, his son, and a balloon all dancing amongst his clapping friends and family.

  8. The Gambia My Husband

    Bubacarr was the youngest son of the director of the bush hospital where I worked. One day he came to me and said that since he is Muslim, he get's to have 5 wives, and I was going to be his first.  I told him that was fine, as long as I got to have 5 husbands. He was ok with that, as long as he was the one in charge. Then I told him that he had to give me a bride price, a present for being his wife. He thought about it for a minute, then me what he would give me as my bride price "Manda...

  9. The Gambia Me and the boys

    In this picture are the two sons of the director of the bush hospital where I worked. In the white shirt is the oldest, Mylamin. And in my arms is the 6 year old Bubacarr. 

  10. Honduras Buyer's Market

    In my rural pueblo of Orocuina, Honduras, I like to go for Sunday morning bike rides to neighboring aldeas and visit with the locals.  One Sunday morning found me riding along, when I came into contact with this small truck completely covered in anything your plastic heart could desire.  I was so flabergasted that I bust out laughing! As the day progressed, I continued back to my pueblo, crossing paths with the truck along the way.  We would wave and say 'Adios' to each other, as he brought l...

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