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The village with Allen's house at right.
Banko in red dress.
Allen and Musa.
The families of Dialakoto
Dam on the Bafing River and power plant.
Allen getting ready for a bar be cue at the Manantali Stage House.
View of Baffing River from Manantali Stage House.
Sketch of classroom.
Al with other PCVs.
The Niger River.
Allen and friend on the banks of the Niger River.
Allen with fertility statue.
Allen on camel.
Musa and Allen.
Sketch by Allen of Team Manantali for their 2002 Christmas card. Left to right: Moriba (Allen), Shaka, Aramata, Fatamata, Oumou, and Assitan, also Ziggy (dog) and Fog Horn (rooster), the team's mascots at the Manantali Stage House.
Allen and his father in Rome, Christmas 2002.
Allen and Mary at Mary's birthday party.
The women of Stage Manantali: Blair, Molly, Mary, Kate.
Photos by other PCVs and friends.
Scenes in Bamako.
The Peace Corps Bureau in Bamako.
Aerial view near Manantali during the dry season.
MISC. Photos from the second year.
The ancient mosque in Mopti.
The Spice Lady.
Allen with Musa and his two youngest brothers.
The cliffs above the dam on Lake Manantali.
The falls above Lake Manantali on the Baffing River.
Making a new roof for the Manantali Stage House.
Saying good-bye: The people of both Allen's and Mary's villages put on elaborate farewell celebrations and many Peace Corps Volunteers attended.
Allen dancing with his little brother.
Visiting RPCV Brenda in France.
(To be added: Thailand, Nepal, India, San Francisco and home at last.)
Stage Manantali November 2002 to March 2003 consisted of Allen, Brian, Blair, Molly, Mary and Kate. See Christmas sketch above for Malian names.
The Long Trip Home