1. South Africa Millipede...

    Millipede I found on our walk in the village.

  2. South Africa Spider Walking on Water

    A small spider swimming around in our cats' water bowl.

  3. Zambia Delilah's New Friend

    Delilah my cat looking at my newborn goat Chaco.  They were fascinated by each other.  

  4. Mongolia Holy camel

    Bactrian Camels are abundant in the Gobi.  I met this particular camel at a camel polo competition.  He had been recently blessed by a buddhist monk and therefore for the remainder of his life, would not be used for labor, sport, or killed for meat.

  5. Kenya Speaking of Things that are Sharp....

    I only have a few minutes to write before I have to go to school. It is a little after six, I have been lazy lately and not getting up at 5 like I should. I wake up at five and then hang around reading in bed hoping to wake myself up enough to stumble out of bed. It never works and I am trying to find new ways to convince my body that 7 hours is plenty of sleep. I have always been an eight hours of sleep type person and my body absolutely hates me for cutting back to 5 or 6 hrs. But tod...

  6. Honduras Super-dog

    The family's new puppy exploring the patio.

  7. Namibia Hopper

    A species of grasshopper found in Namibia. The colors of their shells are brilliant and the photo really does not do their size justice. This one I found hiding in a shrub and it was gracious enough to allow me to get close enough to photograph it.

  8. Namibia Kudus

    This photo was taken at a lodge near Otavi. The Kudu's horns were placed against the wall of a building with a simple mortar and stone foundation and thatched wall and roof.

  9. Liberia Fishing in Lofa

    This is a photo of a neighbor girl who was out waist deep in the lagoon fishing with her grandmother, she came upon this nest and brought it out of the reeds to show me. The sun was setting and everything came out better than I could have planned.

  10. Costa Rica Oxen bringing our firewood.

    Oxen are often used for transportation and firewood is essential to everyday life, as everyone in my town cooks over a fire. 

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