Abby Carmean

Volunteer: Abby Carmean


TEFL RPCV from Turkmenistan 2008-2010

2008 - 2010

Contributions from Abby Carmean

  1. Turkmenistan Homecoming

    Women welcoming a new bride into their family. These women are leading the new "gelin" (bride) into her new home with her in laws. 

  2. Turkmenistan Dancing Queen

    My two year old "host niece" busting a move at her uncle's wedding. 

  3. Turkmenistan Families

    My family visiting my permanent site host family.

  4. Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Kurban Bayram

    Turkmen have an interesting tradition for Kurban Bayram (the feast of the sacrifice) where they will swing on giant swings. It is said that if you swing a certain number of times on the swing during the 3 days of Kurban Bayram an angel will come and take away your sins. 

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