Volunteer: Jessica Wilkinson
I am currently serving as a PCV in the beautiful paradise of Vanuatu. I live on a small outer island without electricity, running water, or flush toilets. Roosters are my alarm clock, I eat local food (except for flying fox...it smells funny). My feet are dirty 24/7. I stop to smell the flowers and run around with my little brothers and sisters in the rain. Life is simply beautiful.
Contributions from Jessica Wilkinson
An American tradition during cool summer nights is getting cozy by the campfire for some songs and s'mores! Who doesn't enjoy melted chocolate and toasted marshmallows squeezed between two sweet graham crackers? In Vanuatu cooking over a campfire is far from special. We cook over it 3 times a day! I wanted to teach them about our tradition and eat some chocolate! My mom from home sent along the fixins for s'mores and my host family enjoyed an American treat for the first time. It was a ...