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  1. Palau Fruit Bat Soup

    During training, on Halloween of all nights, one host family wanted to expose the PCTs to a little bit of local culture. She prepared one of her favorite dishes for us - fresh fruit bat soup. We didn't think it would be too bad until we saw the local presentation of the dish. One whole fruit bat, complete with wings, fur and beady little eyes boiled in coconut and served in a large bowl.  Now, it's very rude to turn down food in the Palauan culture, so we were each obliged to take a bite (I t...

  2. Palau Palauan Dog Show

    The Palau Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) hosts a dog show every year to promote animal adoption and veterinary care. Coco, a local dog, was a very good sport during the costume contest.

Palau

Palau

Map of Palau
status
Open
program dates
1966-Present
current volunteers
36
cumulative volunteers
2,101

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