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WTBD Yaks from Thailand

Appleby College Thailand

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First days in Chiang Mai

Liz W, Dragons Admin

The group has arrived in Chiang Mai and settled in at INA House, run by the Akha, an ethnic group who live in and around Northern Thailand. Last night they had a discussion with some of the Akha about indigenous land rights, migration, and human......Read More

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Welcome Dinner

Greg and Ramphai, Instructor

Here are some photos from the group’s welcome dinner featuring traditional foods from Central Thailand from the previous king’s head chef’s recipes! Sooooo yummy!...Read More

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The Group Has Arrived!

Liz W, Dragons Admin

They are currently resting and recovering from their long journey after being welcomed to Thailand! Stay tuned for more updates throughout their travels....Read More

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We’ve Arrived

Liz W, Instructor

Our group has convened in Antigua and has already encountered a couple wonderful surprises: a day with only a slight sprinkling of rain (!) and being greeted by an elaborate procession through the streets as we stepped out of our dinner restaurant!......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Land & Spirit

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A small task for each of you…

Juancho & Liz, Instructor

Hello everyone! In preparation for our introductory activities, we would like you each to pull out your notebook and spend some time (perhaps on your flight?) jotting down the following: List the events, people, values, and things that have made you......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Land & Spirit

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Proposed Itinerary!

Liz & Juancho, Instructor

Dear Friends, Here we have our proposed itinerary with details and a general description of some of the places and things we’ll experience during our time in Guatemala! Please keep in mind that flexibility is a concept that you may need to engage......Read More

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Arrival Information

Liz W, Instructor

Dear Friends, We wanted to post some details about arriving in Guatemala and transferring to Antigua Guatemala, as we know it can be daunting to travel to a new location for the first time. You have all booked flights independently and will be......Read More

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Hola a todos!

Liz W, Dragons Admin

I imagine you are feeling the excitement build as our travels tiptoe closer… I know that I am! My bags are partially packed with warm weather clothes that I gratefully have not yet put away for the winter.  Juancho and I have been finalizing......Read More

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Headed home!

Liz W, Dragons Admin

The group has arrived at the airport, feeling good, a little sleepy and a little sad to go. They had some nice transference activities last night were sent them off with some warm empanadas. Buen viaje a todos!...Read More

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Arrived!

Liz W, Dragons Admin

The whole group has convened in Cochabamba and begun orientation activities. Looking forward to more updates soon!...Read More

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Returning home

Regina and Aditya, Instructor

This group has a long journey ahead of them but they are ready to face it! Thank you for giving us the space and time to show India through a traveler’s rather than a tourist’s eyes. Students may be exhausted when they come home and not......Read More