As a Volunteer I felt a need to provide business to the street vendor, and I needed a haircut. I looked at the BOENG 707 and the PARLIAMENT, but I have straight hair, so I opted for the MODELLE CURRENCY. It became clear that he had never cut a white guy’s hair. It didn’t work out too well. But, African style, we dealt with it both cordially and with a sense of humor.
Yamar huurhen um be? I’m reblogging this picture from my Peace Corps Mongolia days with a tag since I’ve been seeing it around the web and around tumblr with no source. Enjoy and reblog away! The original source is my Mongolian friend Gangaa. The picture was originally taken in Khentii Aimag.
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Along with the presidents of both the local Bluefields Organic Farmers Group and the national Jamaica Organic Agriculture Movement, Peace Corps Volunteer Patrick Marti is promoting organic agriculture in Jamaica during the 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.