1. Mongolia Towering Over

    Horse riders were able to get a great view of the Naadam horse race this July.

  2. Mongolia Horse Race, Interrupted

    My friend and I got a chance to ride along in the ambulance while they followed the horse racing during my town's Naadam. We picked up this little boy after we saw him get bucked off of his horse. He had hit his head, but luckily he was one of the few to wear a helmet. He's only 10 years old, which isn't the youngest I've seen racing. 

  3. Mongolia Victory Dance

    A wrestler who just won his round. If they win, they get to wear the hat and do a victory dance around the flags. From the 2011 Naadam in Baruun-Urt, Mongolia!

  4. Cameroon Out of Africa

    Sitting at Philadelphia International airport waiting for my connecting flight to St. Louis and having a hard time believing that I am finally back in the USA, after 26 months. The layover in Brussels went smoothly. I parted ways with Laura who traveled with me from Yaoundé. We grabbed a Caramel Macchiato at Starbucks before boarding our respective flights. It felt very correct. I didn’t have the panic feelings that I encountered when landing in Paris last summer. This was a good sign, ...

  5. Botswana Crazy cat woman

    Showing my cat to some neighborhood boys. Yes, they totally thought I was the crazy cat woman/a witch.

  6. Moldova Peace Corps Moldova 50th Anniversary Tribute

    Song by Tim Hornsby, Brandon McKeel, and Jeremy Taglieri Video and all footage taken by Yoel Malashock

  7. Mongolia mother tree

    The blind mother of one of my counter parts prays at the base of the sacred mother tree. Buddo-Shamanist Mongolian believers visit the holy tree, tie blue prayer scarves around the tree's branches, sprinkle dairy products on the ground and pray to the tree's spirits.

  8. Mongolia sacred stones

    The Mongolian skyline is peppered with round piles of stones called owoos, which serve as spiritual pilars. When you encounter an owoo, the respectful thing to do is bring a few pebbles from the bottom of the mountian, walk about the owoo three times, and toss at least one pebble to the top of the stone pile. I took this self portrait in the dead of winter before dawn before walking to school to work as a teacher trainer. The temperatue was nearly 40 below zero outside, but the traditional Mo...

  9. Costa Rica The Guanacasteca Yell

    A young boy performs one of the many different yells to be heard in Guanacaste.

  10. Costa Rica a man and his machetes

    a man poses with his machetes at his side.

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