This is a photo of morning assembly at the flag pole where students received their daily "pep" talk (sometimes a scolding - such as "no more trysts at the dump pit"). The girls are in yellow and the boys in green.
Welcome to my family in Papua New Guinea. My mother and father are standing in the background with all my cousins, grandpa and "Wontoks"sitting. Kinda fun learning about the "thumbs up" sign as one boy is doing but even more fun to have your...
I visited a village near my school and found some wonderful kids. They wanted me to stay but I needed more than just sugar cane and sweet potatoes for dinner. Though they were fun they also showed signs of malnourishment.
Here's my friend cooking dinner-- sweet potatoes and yams--, after a long walk and carbo loading for the next day. The next morning we grabbed our sugar cane and headed out on our next full day of walking.
My first year in Peace Corps, I lived in a tiny little forest village of 1,000 square feet. It was charming, but lonely, particularly during the long, dark winter months. This was taken on one of the few days when the sun was out.