1. Fiji Bravo Sprays

    The children are performing a traditional Polynesian dance during the Kioa Day celebration marking the day the first settlers arrived from Tuvalu. When a spectator is pleased with the performance they spray the dancer with perfume, as Kanesa is doing here.  

  2. Bulgaria In house dance party

    On a stroll through the Roma Quarter/ghetto to visit some students, I was able to catch this dance party going on through someone's open kitchen door. 

  3. Mozambique Football in Moz

    Mozambican girls showing off their american football skills they learned from PCVs the day before the Super Bowl.

  4. Mozambique Computer Class

    I am teaching Mozambican secondary school students the basics of computer and internet use. For many in the picture, it was the first time ever using a computer.

  5. Rwanda Another Side of Kigali

    When I leave my site and head to Rwanda’s capital city of Kigali, it’s a rare chance to catch up with fellow Volunteers, enjoy Western food, stock up on things I can’t get in other places, and frequent muzungu hang-outs where I can be somewhat anonymous.  As such, most of my time in Kigali has been spent in the wealthier neighborhoods.  But, I recently had an opportunity to see another side of the capital, and it was fascinating. While waiting for my boyfriend, who was coming from the States ...

  6. Namibia Peace Corps Group 32 Namibia

    Using the long exposure feature on my camera, my fellow Peace Corps volunteers from group 32 in Namibia assisted in illuminating the night using only our flashlights to spell out "Peace Corps 32". 

  7. Senegal Queen for a Day!

    Near the end of my Peace Corps tour, I received a call from Chicago. It was from the Oprah Winfrey Show. She wanted to know if I would like to be a guest on her Mother's Day Show. "Why of course!".  I prepared a short video clip from Senegal for Harpo Studios which was shown on the show.  We surprised my daughter who thought I was still in Senegal,  with  my presence. I was given limosine service and great hotel accomodations. I felt like a queen for a day. What a way to top off my...

  8. Dominica Coconut Tree

    I never understood how Dominicans did stuff like this with such ease (look closely and you'll see a man up there).  It looked to me like they were climbing small skyscrapers sometimes.  Great to have a guy like this around when you are thirsty though. . .

  9. Dominica Layou

    On a trek down Dominica's largest/longest river, the Layou, we got this great photo of a friend from the village doing a backflip off a sandbar.  He was fearless, and did stuff much crazier than than this on a daily basis.  40 foot jump into a river from a tree?  No problem.  This was a great hike though as we were completely stuck in nature for several hours, just trekking the river.

  10. Guatemala PCV´s

    Having fun

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