The first three photos were submitted by incoming MPA student, Joseph Musso.
Young dancers perform in an entertainment club in Lima, Peru.
A Traditional Spice Market in Dubai.
The view atop a camel in the desert outside Dubai, UAE.
The following three pictures were sent in by incoming MIA student, Major Lance Sells.
My friends and I watch an evening storm hit Gaborone, BW on New Years day from a campsite deep in the Khutse Nature Reserve in the Kalahari desert. 1 Jan 2009
Climbing Big Mama the second largest sand dune in the world located in South central Namibia. Mar 2009. The largest sand dune, Big Papa, is next to Big mama. All traces of human activity is erased by the wind each night.
Touring the rock cathedrals in Lalibela, Ethiopia. Each of the dozen plus of rock cathedrals in Ethiopia were carved in their entirety from single pieces of granite rock, shortly after the regions conversion to Christianity. Apr 2009.
In the past 12 months I have been able to explore Botswana, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Mozambique, Angola, DR Congo, R Congo, Rawanda, Cameroon, Ethiopia, and Senegal.I am looking forward to joining the SIPA MIA program.