1. Ivory Coast Chef du Village

    Coulibaly Doh, the Village Chief of Sohouo, is proudly wearing his new t-shirt, which was given to him as a gift from some friends who visited me during my service. 

  2. Mali keeping dry in the rainy season

    Village kids playing on the mortars.

  3. Namibia 3 learners

    three of my more gifted learners at kandjimi muranji scondary school

  4. Mongolia Catching a grasshopper

    My Mongolian supervisor's friend from high school is a geologist. He took us along with him on an overnight trip deep into the Gobi Desert. The next morning, on our way back home, we stopped our truck so i could fill my empty water bottle with sand, to give to my American friends. He said he saw a grasshopper.

  5. Ecuador A hand, please.

    Locals at a prospective tourism site are eager to point out the unique flora and fauna there.

  6. Ecuador Break Time.

    During a "Sustainable Tourism Workshop" (nine hours away from her neck of the woods) we got the chance to tour a site and swim in the river where a community has had many successes developing their tourism product.

  7. Ecuador Developing.

    Handicraft producer in a small indigenous (Kichwa) community called Chaguamango anticipates the sale of her art to the first group tourists to visit the community.  We continue to develop and refine our tourism product to cater to international travelers who want to help conserve the Amazon.

  8. Georgia PST Georgia 2010

    My time during Peace Corps training.

  9. Turkmenistan Ashgabat City At Night

    Although they don't have much in the way of traffic now, the capital city is well prepared with wide roads and street lamps for when that day finally comes. Flying into the city at night, the colorful array of lights is quite impressive.

  10. Moldova Cross-cultural Shopping: A Goal Two Story?

    Last Sunday, I went to the supermarket in my neighborhood to pick up staples for the week. I buy certain things every day, because some products don’t last very long and the stores are on my way, but I need food for the animals, cleaning products and certain Moldovan foods that I’ve come to depend on, as well as lunch food for the week. I bought a large container of a salad I enjoy, some beer and cheese and meat and all the beverages I need for a week or so. This trip I had remembered to bri...

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