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Bamboo Adventure

For the past year I have been working with an ecotourism organization called Bamboo Adventure. They offer river rafting rides down the Ivoloina river to and from the entrance to… 848 more words

This harsh and splendid land…
is as much my body as what you see before you here.
I cannot be separated from this or from you.

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2015 So Far....

This experience, Peace Corps and living in Nepal, is the biggest highs followed by the biggest lows. The ebbs and flows of living with a Nepali family in extreme poverty are unparalleled to anything else I have experienced or probably will ever experience. 956 more words

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Do you remember that post where I told you that since the Peace Corps hadn’t worked out this time that I wouldn’t post about it again until I reapply? 171 more words


The start of my next big adventure.

Well friends, I FINALLY did it, I joined the Peace Corps!! On May 30th I will report to Philadelphia for staging and the next day I will board a plane bound for Uganda to begin the journey of a lifetime. 1,004 more words


Thank You Bill and Hilary*… for Your Fine Words

I am tickled that two of my favorite Word Press bloggers enabled me to create the above headline. Now, before you dash off a note to me that I have misspelled Hillary, the *Hilary I am talking about is not Hillary Clinton. 1,109 more words

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Mapping and the power of the crowd: Peace Corps' response to disaster in Vanuatu

Peace Corps has been experimenting with a new form of international development and civic engagement: OpenStreetMap, the wiki map of the world and authoritative source of geographic information in times of crisis… 529 more words

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

pocketphilosophies reblogged this on SUITCASE HEART and commented:

Incredible contribution--PCVs know their community best!!