Larissa Delgado, 130 YinD During Group 130’s Reconnect Conference a lot of us throughout the two weeks got tattoos. Prior to that I had also heard of volunteers from Group 129 getting […]
Peace Corps Thailand Group 129 When I used to go on longer camping trips, we’d always end the last night with a special little ceremony. We’d each have a couple minutes to […]
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS So much has changed. So much hasn’t. I read somewhere once that at the end of a journey, we come back to where it all began and know […]
It’s my hope in writing this article that the following examples of how we currently-serving volunteers dress will help you — my dear Invitees — thwart the beast that is pre-departure purchasing.
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS For most of my life, I have based my identity around the things I do. Using my actions as the foundation for my self-definition has allowed me to […]
Artwork by Natalie Garro PCV: Ruhamaiah Bradley – Peace Corps Thailand Magazine’s next Editor-in-Chief! To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest […]
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS It’s mid-way through October as I’m writing this, and by now I’m sure your clearances are rolling in, the purchasing has begun, and the anticipation is building. I […]
Natalie Garro, 129 It’s Day 1 of Sports Day at my school, and I’m doing the same thing I did last year: seeking a moment of silence and solitude in my office, […]
Counterparts and Community of Group 129 As Group 129 completes their 20th month of service we look back on what their communities shared about them when they first got to site as […]
Asahna Bucha Day is celebrated on the first full moon of the 8th lunar month. It commemorates Buddha’s first sermon where he spoke about the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold […]
Artwork by Natalie Garro She is soft in a hard world and she loves despite it all and she is magic. For more PCV Artwork click here.
129 & 130, Peace Corps Thailand Magazine Staff This quarter Peace Corps Thailand Magazine welcomed 22 new volunteers onto our staff. We asked everyone to respond to our writing prompt for this quarter, “Home is…” as a way to introduce our new team. Celete Kato, 129 TESS Home is not a physical place, person, or […]
Bigger Than Boxes presented by GAD (Gender and Development Committee) Natalie Garro, 129 TESS Content Warning: Some sensitive and offensive language is used. Introduction The purpose of this month’s BTB article is simple: […]
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS Greetings, humans! If you’re at all like me circa 2011, you hate running. (If you’re not like 2011 me, excellent, too!) 2011 Natalie had a history of chronic […]
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS There is nothing beautiful about the way the rain bugs come in swarms, land on my skin, thick bodies and skittering legs crawling over my flesh. They throw […]