Botswana – May 2011

Chuck and Mary's street in Selebi-Phikwe
Chuck and Mary's stree...
Chuck and Mary's Bed and Breakfast
Chuck and Mary's Bed a...
Tish relaxing on the porch at Chuck and Mary's
Tish relaxing on the porch ...
Chuck & Mary's front yard
Chuck & Mary's fro...
The neighbor kids
The neighbor kids
The neighbor kids
The neighbor kids
Chuck & Mary's front yard
Chuck & Mary's fro...
The African Countryside.  The skies are beautiful
The African Countryside. T...
Power House sports athletic field
Power House sports athletic...
Power House sports athletic field
Power House sports athletic...
Power House sports athletic field
Power House sports athletic...
Seen in Selebi-Phikwe. Women carry a lot of things on their head.
Seen in Selebi-Phikwe. Wome...
On the paths in Selibi-Phikwe
On the paths in Selibi-Phikwe
This brown thing is the "green" on a golf course in Botswana
This brown thing is the &qu...
Chuck and our caddy
Chuck and our caddy
Marion swinging the club
Marion swinging the club
Marion swinging the club
Marion swinging the club
Chuck hitting.. notice the donkeys on the fairway
Chuck hitting.. notice the ...
Chuck watering his front yard
Chuck watering his front yard
Mary showing Tish their compost pile
Mary showing Tish their com...
At the tennis courts
At the tennis courts
At the tennis courts
At the tennis courts
Tish swinging the racket
Tish swinging the racket
Tish swinging the racket
Tish swinging the racket
A crowded bus in Botswana
A crowded bus in Botswana
Seen at the training center
Seen at the training center
Seen at the training center
Seen at the training center
Seen at the training center
Seen at the training center
Seen at the training center
Seen at the training center
Seen at the training center
Seen at the training center
A kitten wandered by
A kitten wandered by
As usual.... no toilet paper
As usual.... no toilet paper
As usual... no toilet seat
As usual... no toilet seat
Our Peace Corps staff
Our Peace Corps staff
Scene at the training center
Scene at the training center
Tish in one of our classes
Tish in one of our classes
In one of our classes
In one of our classes
Tom speaking in the class
Tom speaking in the class
Tish enjoying class
Tish enjoying class
Typical home in Kanye
Typical home in Kanye
Kids at a friends home-stay house
Kids at a friends home-stay...
Kids at a friends home-stay house
Kids at a friends home-stay...
Kids at a friends home-stay house
Kids at a friends home-stay...
Kids at a friends home-stay house
Kids at a friends home-stay...
Working on our cooking project
Working on our cooking project
Success... our cooking project
Success... our cooking project
Our cooking project
Our cooking project
The class on the way to a cultural event
The class on the way to a c...
The class on the way to a cultural event
The class on the way to a c...
The class on the way to a cultural event
The class on the way to a c...
The class on the way to a cultural event
The class on the way to a c...
The class on the way to a cultural event
The class on the way to a c...
Tish at the cultural event
Tish at the cultural event
Tribal Dancing
Tribal Dancing
Traditional Botswana house, 500 years ago
Traditional Botswana house,...
Traditional Botswana house, 500 years ago
Traditional Botswana house,...
Traditional Botswana house, 500 yrs ago
Traditional Botswana house,...
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Botswana - DSCN0599.JPG
Blacksmithing the traditional way
Blacksmithing the tradition...
Dinner at the cultural event
Dinner at the cultural event
Scene at the cultural event
Scene at the cultural event
Traditional dancing
Traditional dancing
Traditional dancing
Traditional dancing
Tish is invited to dance
Tish is invited to dance
Our new language teacher Lily
Our new language teacher Lily
Tish and I at the "paramount" Kgotla, here for a wedding
Tish and I at the "par...
Kanya's version of Kroger... Choppies
Kanya's version of Kro...
Kanya's version of Kroger... Choppies
Kanya's version of Kro...
Kanya's version of Kroger... Choppies
Kanya's version of Kro...
Kanya's version of Kroger... Choppies
Kanya's version of Kro...
The store near our house... owned by our host mother
The store near our house......
Scene in the neighborhood
Scene in the neighborhood
Our host mother recently commissioned this Kudu statue for the front of her house
Our host mother recently co...
View from the front of our house
View from the front of our ...
At the paramount Kgotla to see a wedding. Note the traditional Kgotla in front of a modern multi-story building where work is done.
At the paramount Kgotla to ...
At the paramount Kgotla to see a wedding
At the paramount Kgotla to ...
At the paramount Kgotla to see a wedding
At the paramount Kgotla to ...
The former home of one of the first chiefs of the tribe that lives in Kanye
The former home of one of t...
Touring the former home of the earliest chief
Touring the former home of ...
Touring the former home of the earliest chief
Touring the former home of ...
Seen at the wedding we attended at the Kgotla Women must wear traditional clothes
Seen at the wedding we atte...
Seen at the wedding we attended at the Kgotla Two of our trainees got into the spirit
Seen at the wedding we atte...
At the wedding we attended at the Kgotla
At the wedding we attended ...
At the wedding we attended at the Kgotla
At the wedding we attended ...
At the wedding we attended at the Kgotla
At the wedding we attended ...
At the wedding we attended at the Kgotla
At the wedding we attended ...
At the wedding we attended at the Kgotla
At the wedding we attended ...
At the wedding we attended at the Kgotla
At the wedding we attended ...
At the wedding we attended at the Kgotla
At the wedding we attended ...
At the wedding we attended at the Kgotla Even at the Kgotla, a pit latrine
At the wedding we attended ...
At the wedding we attended at the Kgotla
At the wedding we attended ...
At the wedding we attended at the Kgotla
At the wedding we attended ...
Wedding at the Kgotla, the parents of the bride speak to the Kgosi
Wedding at the Kgotla, the ...
Wedding at the Kgotla, the father of the groom waves a white flag signifying that he agrees with what the bride's parents have said
Wedding at the Kgotla, the ...
Wedding at the Kgotla, the bride and groom
Wedding at the Kgotla, the ...
Wedding at the Kgotla, the bride and groom
Wedding at the Kgotla, the ...
Wedding at the Kgotla, the bride and groom
Wedding at the Kgotla, the ...
The Kgosi and head men
The Kgosi and head men
Kudu statue added at our house
Kudu statue added at our house
We are finding out where we are going
We are finding out where we...
About to find out where we will be
About to find out where we ...
Looking at the map...
Looking at the map...
...It's Machudi. Our home for the next two years
...It's Machudi. Our h...
We are happy about our placement
We are happy about our plac...
Not far from Gabarone
Not far from Gabarone
A typical scene in PST
A typical scene in PST
The home we will be living in in Mochudi
The home we will be living ...
Thornbushes in Botswana
Thornbushes in Botswana
Main shopping area in Mochudi
Main shopping area in Mochudi
Scene from the back seat of a combi
Scene from the back seat of...

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