Friday, September 10, 2010


Interior decoration in Candelilla

smoked iguana for dinner mmm......

Outside the school at my first community meeting!

The successful huntress of shrimps

Hanging out at the tienda

80 100lb sacks of "name" we hauled to cucunati on horseback

The view from where we were throwing our machetes one day

The 6 foot equis (okay it might have been 5...I didnt have a ruler)

Making bollo (corn logs, basically)

Cowboys, hammocks, you know. Good times.

Me and Elsie with our coco locos on Isla Grande

Zach dangles Sammy and Jess my their hair. This si my community's favorite photo of all time.

According to my host family, we look just like twins.

The asSASsins!

Pilaring corn, dang its a work out.

Swimming for hours and hours and hours in the quebrada and then posing for photos is always a productive way to spend the day.

My village!

Suzanne and Zach cook up teh chickens we raised into delicious tacos!

What can you do when teh quebrada floods except for hang out taking gangster photos?

Paulina daring me a cuento

Marc and Jes cook Guacho for our Panamanian Fiesta

I pose as the ninja while Ruby draws, for our bear/ninja/hunter asSASsin team t-shirts

Zach and joe prepare to head off on a beach trek- a plan that was foiled by the maliante gangsters from Colon.

Pina coladas, ceviche, friends, beach....I hate to complain, but Peace Corps life is so hard sometimes.

Magic Cirlces! One of our favorite sassy techniques. We'll teach you how to make your very own. All you need is some plantain plants...

This is the house I lived in in Santa Clara during training

I'm not sure why Pablo's eyes are so wonky, but hey, its art.
Pressing sugar cane juice

I did it! Dont expect any more for awhile though....


  1. Love the pictures. Especially the one of you on the horse. It is a beautiful view!

  2. when can I come visit again?? =)