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Discoverring Gaudi
The lone button Buck
Stray Cat
Mountain Goat
Interior del Glaciar Perito Moreno
A man first: hours before a U.S. Navy sailor's overseas deployment
Oregon's Wahkeena Falls
Never underestimate the warmth of a wet nose
A man first: hours before a U.S. Navy sailor's overseas deployment
Foggy Night at the Docks
Sambatra at Mananjary
Soanierana-Ivongo Dock
Dreaming in Chichen-Itza
Brown leaf chameleon in Madagascar
wondering mannequin
Puerto Rico Coast
Cementerio Santa Maria Magdalena from El Morro
Eastern lubber grasshopeer (Romalea guttata) in the Everglades
Humming Bird sipping Cactus flower
13th Annual Photo Contest
Soanierana-Ivongo Dock

As part of the School for International Training's study abroad programs, students must complete an independent study project. For mine, I chose to study the populations of several IUCN Red-Listed palm trees in a region where Missouri Botanical Garden was involved with several forest conservation and sustainable livelihood projects in Madagascar. The easiest way to access my host village, Manjato, was via a several-hour boat ride from Soanierana-Ivongo, the nearest port town in the area. The boat only ran three days a week, so it was packed with villagers and their market supplies, protecting themselves from the hot sun with umbrellas.

TAGS: Boat, City, Madagascar, Port, Sustainable Travel

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© Eva Colberg.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 11.2014
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Date Uploaded: July 16, 2015, 2:48 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Soanierana-Ivongo, Madagascar