Volunteer: Carolyn Carpenter
I am currently a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in Colombia. We are the first group in 30 years. This picture was taken at a corner store. We thought the man wanted to sell us limes, but all he wanted was some "Agua Ardiente" (local liquor) after a long day at work.
El Frutero Feliz, Barranquilla, Colombia
Contributions from Carolyn Carpenter
Boys fishing on a pier on Baru Island, off of Cartagena, Colombia
Our flag being very helpful
My counterpart Gabriel, an English teacher, dancing in a parade to celebrate the independence of Cartagena, Colombia from Spain 200 years ago.
Student teachers of the Escuela Normal Superior dancing in a independence day parade in Cartagena, Colombia. I am training future teachers in English and teaching techniques. In Cartagena, dancing Salsa, Vallenato, and Champeta is the number one activity.