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Character Study: the most interesting woman in the world

Okay, the title should say The most interesting woman in MY world, but THE world sounded catchier. Years ago I met an very interesting woman. I want to use the word girl because she was a baby-faced 19 year old, but to be fair I will say woman. 604 more words

Character Study

Finally Sud-Est Bound

Between trainings, vacations, traveling and just general mitsangasanga-ing, I admit, I’ve been nervous for what it will be like to go back to site. The feeling of what we refer to as “site guilt” is real and if you aren’t careful, will eat you alive as a PCV…and I’d never been gone this long before. 432 more words

Peace Corps

Milne-Edward's Sifaka

Recently I have been spending a lot of time going out with the Sifaka team recording the behaviour of the Milne-Edwards Sifaka (Propithecus edwarsi… 398 more words

Image Posts

Iris Madagascar

Two weeks ago I got to shoot at Iris Madagascar, one of Iris Global’s many bases. You can read more about Iris’s history and what they stand for… 110 more words


Madagascar (1): In your wildest dreams

Some time ago I was writing about Marshallese hello meaning ‘you are the rainbow’. I found it profoundly deep and beautiful. In the European culture (and most others as I investigated*) the rainbow is a symbol of beauty, promise and enlightenment. 1,130 more words


The Taxi-Brousse Survival Guide

Taxi-brousses are the main (and cheapest) form of public transport on the island of Madagascar, but experiences with them can vary wildly. Here are some tips to help make your journey more bearable: 1,002 more words