All I could think about while taking these photos at the water hole was "don't think about snakes. don't think about snakes. don't think about snakes." [caption id="attachment_231" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Abby Metty/World Vision 2012"][/caption]

A little glimpse into life in Swaziland - walking to the dirty water hole, surrounded by snakes, fending off farm animals for the water that your family will drink that day.

ps: what is a black mamba? all the answers you ever need right here. and if you don't click that link, let me just tell you that it's nickname is also "the shadow of death" in some parts of Africa. awesome.