1. Costa Rica YaY!

    Kinder and first-graders in their school's lunch room being silly! I took a picture of them when I was taking photos of the students that participated in an International Art Exchange.

  2. Costa Rica Longevity

    This is Don Climaco.  A 79-year old hardworking man I call abuelo who is resting one hot afternoon in his favorite chair where no one interrupts him.  He does this every day after he comes from work.

  3. Burkina Faso A Wonderful African Success Story

    A Wonderful African Success Story  Richard P. Phelps   Two decades ago, I traveled to Burkina Faso, in the African Sahel region, to teach mathematics. There, I would enjoy the company of extraordinarily friendly people and cooperative students, improve my woeful French, and travel across the gorgeous and historically significant West Africa some as a tourist. Also, I would experience dust storms, heat rashes, a scorpion sting, and several illnesses, some of which I could identify and...

  4. Senegal After the Rains

    This photo was taken the day after a big rain.  The path was flooded, and you can see the towers from the village Mosque in the distance.

  5. Mongolia Murun's Monastery

    Buddha watches over the town.

  6. Honduras A Stove for Andrea

    The merciless Honduran sun makes it impossible to open my eyes further than a squint. Attempting to give my eyes a break from sun, I turn my head. A gust of wind filled with sand, dirt, and dust makes sure my eyelids don’t budge. The small gap between the top and bottom of my eyelids allow me to see the rural aldea (town) gradually getting closer as we make our way up the mountain. Ah, my legs are thankful we’ve made it. I immediately forget about the tiresome trek when we’re greeted by...

  7. Honduras A Stove for Andrea

    The merciless Honduran sun makes it impossible to open my eyes further than a squint.  Attempting to give my eyes a break from sun, I turn my head.  A gust of wind filled with sand, dirt, and dust makes sure my eyelids don’t budge.  The small gap between the top and bottom of my eyelids allow me to see the rural aldea (town) gradually getting closer as we make our way up the mountain.     Ah, my legs are thankful we’ve made it.  I immediately forget about the tiresome trek when we’re greeted...

  8. Guatemala Elian's Marbles

    Elian places his marble...

  9. Guatemala Marbles

    Boys playing marbles.

  10. Guatemala Happy Baby

    Juan José swings happily from his mother's back after a delicious lunch with family and friends.

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