1. Costa Rica In the Coffee Fields

    A young girl hangs out in the coffee fields in Santa Maria de Dota, Costa Rica while her family picks coffee.

  2. Costa Rica Coffee Pickers

    The Bakere family from Bocas del Toro, Panama take a break from picking coffee in Santa Maria de Dota, Costa Rica.  The family has been migrating to Dota, Costa Rica for 15 years during the coffee harvest season of December to March.

  3. Costa Rica Working On the Potters Wheel

    A man makes a traditional Nicaraguan vase in Grenada, Nicaragua.

  4. Costa Rica Nicaraguan Girl

    A young girl poses for the camera on the Isla de Ometepe in Nicaragua.

  5. Costa Rica Children in Tortugero

    Children in Tortugero, Costa Rica rest on their front steps.

  6. Ecuador Bailarinas de Ecuador

    Our traditional Ecuadorian dance group of PCVs at family celebration day in Ayora - Ecuador.

  7. Costa Rica Women Power!

    October 9th: Day Guaitil's Women's Soccer Team - Las Tinajitas - debuted for the first time their first new uniform, designed and purchased by them.

  8. Mongolia Countryside Dunes

    Mongolian countryside view of sand dunes and mountains

  9. Mongolia Human Anatomy

    Mongolian students study English body parts

  10. Panama English Reading Time

    This was perhaps the most surreal moment so far during my service and it happened at one of my good friend Scott Page's site in Embarcadero, Cocle. A group of 6 PCVs headed up to Embarcadero to build a water en-catchment system that would provide water year around and also install the first shower in the community.  Upon arriving in the community in the local representante truck stuffed with supplies and PCVs we were greeted by all the community members rushing out to get a good look at the o...

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