April 27, 2014

One week after a baby is born, a ram is slaughtered in his or her honor, and the baby is officially named. Following the slaughter in the morning is a huge party in the afternoon and evening. Animal sacrifice seems an appropriate ending to my service. Advertisements

April 25, 2014

This new bundle of joy was plopped in my arms the moment I walked in my host family’s door. His name is Ryan.

April 23, 2014

The Atlas Mountains. I won’t miss riding the Tishka, but the view is certainly beautiful.

April 22, 2014

“If it’s time to go, remember what you’re leaving.” – The Eleventh Doctor My last few days in Zagora were complete pandemonium, including lots of goodbyes from friends, colleagues, and even people I barely know. Now that my last day has arrived, it all feels so surreal. I spent the last several hours with my favorite…

April 21, 2014

Pottery maker and Junior Pottery Maker. The little kids are experts at getting tourists to fork over money. This kid cleans up. Don’t be fooled by those innocent little faces!

April 19, 2014

This family is awesome — not in the least because their children can fly.

April 18, 2014

Cartoons are universally entertaining, obviously. 10 points to the first person who guesses this movie correctly!