It’s been almost five months since I left Madagascar. Now, I’m on the verge of starting the next chapter of my story and wanted to take a look back at some of my final experiences in Madagascar. It was one hell of a ride.
Stopping to bathe and laugh at a waterfall along the Tsiribihina River
A few students from the English Club in Andapa
A young child and her sister wait in line for food during an exhumation in Mantasoa
Sharing a communal meal of rice and fatty pork during an exhumation celebration in Mantasoa
Villagers gather around a tomb and distinguished family members give a speech of thanks during a traditional exhumation in Mantasoa
Preparing for Thanksgiving 2016 in Fianarantsoa
Mountains meet the ocean in Ft. Dauphin
Cows and young men resting in a dry river bed in Tsihombe
View of central Antananarivo as storm clouds roll in around sunset
Teamwork is essential when installing a new solar panel at a Volunteer’s house near Ambatondrazaka
Killer, one of two dogs who live at the Peace Corps Training Center in Mantasoa
View of Mantasoa, the small village where every Peace Corps Madagascar Trainee begins their journey. This was taken on my final visit to town
Saying goodbye to my close friends from Andapa. (L-R) Johnny, Soa, and their baby, Alexander.