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A Carnival participant.
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Looking toward the butterfly king of the band.

Grenada's Carnival was August 9-12.
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Beautiful colors, loud music & dancing in the streets, steel pan competitions, etc.

Erik checking out pre-Columbian Arawak/Carib stone
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In a windy village called Pearls on the eastern side.

A Blue Marlin on display at the fishermans' bday.
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Did you know Grenadians eat a fish they eat call "Robin?"

Fishing net in Gouyave, Grenada's"fishing capitol"
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June 28th was the "fisherman's birthday" fete in Gouyave.

EC 68, the group soon leaving.
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David, Chris, Molly, Charlie, Debbie, Franka (PC director), Carson, Amanda.

My group, EC 69, on my rooftop.
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Crissy, Michelle, Kari, Amy, Colin, Betty, Robin, Jenny, RB.

My good friend, Lea, from Denmark.
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She bartended and worked with orphans here for three months.

Lyndon is from South Africa.
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He's a carpenter, an artist, speaks Afrikaans, and has a sweet 'froading car.

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Market woman

Laundry drying on Fort George.
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The Carenage and Fire Dept. in the distance.

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EC 69 (my PC group) at March's in-service training.

Ms. Davies
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Grensave's executive director.

The Carenage in St. George's.
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My house is up on the hill.

Dad at Fort George
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Overlooking the lagoon.

Police headquarters
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On Fort George in St. George's

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Inside the Fort George Royal Grenadian Police HQ.

Independence Day parade Feb. 7 in the new stadium.
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Royal Police, Grenada Coast Guard, Scouts, SSU, and Girl Guides.

Making oil down (nat'l dish) @ Seven Sisters Falls
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With Sabrina, Devon and Roger, my neighbors .

Some oil down ingredients.
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Pot of callaloo, coconut, and a breadfruit.

Roger grating fresh saffron into the oil down.
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Sajak.
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Little boy Sajak, his uncle Carl, and Amy.
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Sajak's mom left for the U.S. to find employment.

Bea Simpson, my neighbor and ex-PCV from 1980s
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Bea lives here during the cold Virginia winters.

Molly, Tanya Stevens (Jamaican soka singer) and Me
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At a concert in January.

All EC 68 and EC 69 volunteers (minus Colin)...
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...after painting a special ed. school in Grenville.

L to R: Christina, Me, Michelle
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At Carson's special ed school in Grenville.

Chris has been here for 1 yr. Works at a boys home
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Alexa has been here for 2 yrs. She does special education programs.

Charlie, EC 68 lead volunteer.
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Kitchen and dining from the hall facing front door
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Laundry room curtain to the left, living room to right side of photo.

The hallway taken from the kitchen/living room.
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Bedrooms on left, laundry, toilet, and shower on right.

Laundry room.
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It's really nice to have a sink so I don't have to use buckets!!!

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Living room.

Front of my house.
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My door on the left, stairs up to the roof around to the right of the house.

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Stairs going up to the roof.

The roof!
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A great place for parties :)

View from the roof.
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View from the roof
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Ummm! Blood sausage stuffed in intestine at the Saturday market.

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The market on Saturday mornings around 8. Two minutes from my new place.

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Taking a break during market Saturday morning.

Programme for Adolescent Mothers graduation.
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One (successful) Grensave program that offers alt ed for teen moms who can't get into reg ed system

Can you believe these ladies are moms?
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P.A.M. students celebrating after their graduation.

The ordination procession for the new Bishop.
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Darius Vincent is the first Grenadian bishop ever.

HA Blaize and Lucas St. intersection, St. George's
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The "Cop in the Box" (middle-left) used to hold a cop who directed traffic before lights came about.

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School in St. Mark's parish where Tammy runs an after school program for Grensave.

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Sister Jo (L) and Ms. Davies (R) with some school girls outside Grensave office I work at.

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Nice shot of the Carenage, facing south and Grand Anse beach in the distance.

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Driving in St. Mark's with Tammy to the after school program.

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Dengue...a.k.a "Break Bone Disease"

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My new place (the peach one) starting Nov. 1 Nice view from the roof!

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New Grenada PCVs: (L to R) Michelle, Colin, RB, Kari, Betty, Amy, Jenny, Christina, Des, Robin, Ross

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Our trainers, Franka Bernadine and Desmond La Touche

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The mile-long, white-sand beach we hang out at, Grand Anse Beach

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This Mona Monkey came within a foot of me to get a banana.

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Me checking out Grenada from Fort Frederick.

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My buddy, Deb Wolf, who is also volunteering in the EC with me.

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Jen Samnick (PCV in Togo, West Africa) and Robin.

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Josh Williamson at Big Daddy's in Washington.

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13th District Commander, Admiral Erroll Brown

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My apartment kitchen on a Seattle winter morning.

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Jen, Michael (PCV in Bulgaria), Deb, and Robin.

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Ollie, who is now living with my coworker, Aida, in Seattle.

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Robin in a Coast Guard helo...on assignment :)