Volunteer: katherine long
Contributions from katherine long
When I was growing up, I was a horse fanatic. I knew everything about horses--except how to actually ride. Eventually, I grew out of that. But shortly after college, I found myself as an agriculture/rural development Volunteer in Anam Tondi, Niger, 8 km through the sand to Ouallam, the nearest market town. Peace Corps gave us transportation options. I tried a mountain bike, but quickly (after one trip) realized that 8 km in the sand in 110 degree heat was not what "Outside" mag...