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You're not a PCV until...

Everyone knows that you become a Peace Corps Volunteer when you swear the oath, but there are some unofficial milestones that each volunteer must reach in order to be a true PCV.
You’re not a PCV until you… Take an overnight bus. It can be any bus to any destination, but most likely you'll start the night excited for your holiday, and end the night deeply regretting every choice you've ever made.Kill a bug with your bare hands. Bonus points if the bug is actually a snake and your bare hands were a stick.Overdraft on your Peace Corps debit card. No one told you living expenses don’t cover alcohol!“Accidentally” use 5gigs of data in one month. Data goes quickly when a viral video is being passed through the cohort.Wear a bathing suit as underwear in an effort to avoid hand washing. Anyone who has access to a washing machine and still complains about doing laundry should rot in laundry hell.Reject a marriage proposal. It doesn’t matter how many cows the drunk man offers you, no m…