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Contrasting Beautiful, Namibia
Letters and photos from our two years as Peace Corps volunteers teaching in northern Namibia
 

Omege Village
Omege Village Owamboland Namibia

Omege Learners
namibian students


Owamboland Scenery
northern namibia scenery


The Beginning...

October 2002
Introduction
There is No Dirt Here

November 2002
Omege, Our Village
Ekulo, Our School
Thanksgiving

December 2002
Sunday in Omege
The Environment
Model School
A Namibian Wedding
An Obsession with Fences

January 2003
New Year's in Windhoek
The Latrine of Babel
 


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Host Family
namibian family

Training at the RDC
peace corps namibia training

Homesteads
traditional namibian houses or huts

The First Year
2003
January

 
Ekulo, At Last! 
Sacrificed Ice-Cream
Running Barefoot

February
Miss Valentine
Random Glimpses
The Plagiarism Episode

March
 The whiteness of it all
We are Not At Home
A trip to the movies
Saving Face
Where the Wild Things Are

April
Contrasting beautiful, Namibia
Missing Things
April 2003 Exam Highlights
The Tree of Life

May
Elusive English
Views from the Top
Fire Mountain
The Elephant Ballet

June
Half as Na´ve

 A Weekend
Tuesdays with Morry
Miss Winter
Taxi Rides

July
The Gods Must Be Crazy

 Double Click 

August
 Chewing Batteries
Smiles and Bare Feet

September
To Windhoek & Swakopmund
Where the tire meets the road Fundraising Failure

October
Idle Talk

I'm Sardonically Happy!
Palaver Club
1 Year in Namibia
Dislocated Halloween 

November
 Things Fall Apart
"Non-disclosure"
Two Weeks in Windhoek

Baby Chickens

December
Things Fizzle Out
Shoulder Saga Part 2
My Colleagues
Final Thoughts in Namibia

 


Ekulo Learners
namibian students

Ekulo Senior Secondary School
namibia senior secondary school

Arcaro Rest Camp (Our House)
arcaro rest camp in Namibia

Etosha National Park
Etosha Game Park Namibia

Oshakati & Ondangwa
Oshakati and Ondangwa northern Namibian cities

Cuca Shops
Namibia Cuca shops and buildings

People of Namibia
people of Namibia

Windhoek (the capital)
Windhoek capital of Namibia

The Second Year
2004
January 

Sera goes to Washington D.C.

 Zac goes to Cape Town 
School Slowly Starts
Sera Finally Gets Surgery

February
 Computers and Math
Math Tests and Ms. Valentine

March
What's Happening with Sera?

 A Wet Weekend at Ruacana
When is Sera coming back?

April
The Return of the Volunteer

May
Chobe and Victoria Falls

A Tour of Southern Namibia

June
Beheading Chickens

"It's Condom Day!"
HIV/AIDS Awareness Week

July
 The Game that Plays Itself
(a lesson in conformity)
A Day of Learning

August
Self-Esteem in Namibia

Hark! Zac writes a letter
Time Is Going

September
AIDS Awareness Program
Farewell, electrical hair!
The Black Dragon
Crime and Punishment

October
No more will be added to this.
Surprise Endings; Beginning Again
Love in Namibia
Swan Song

November
Thunder in the North
Lucky
Pop Quiz
A few Memories

December
The Last Days

January 2005
Epilogue
Haircut

EXTRAS
FAQs about going to Namibia
Sera's Speech about Namibia
 HIV/AIDS in Namibia
Haikus for Namibia 
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