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Bolivia: Climate Change Education

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Arrivals in Cochabamba

Stephen Taranto, Instructor

Buenos dias a todos!  We are looking forward to meeting everyone on Sunday and hope that your respective journeys are on the one hand uneventful and on the other contribute to a sense of excitement and curiosity about the next two weeks we will be......Read More

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Esperándoles

Simon, Dragons Admin

We have finally come together as an I team (instructor team) and are excited for your arrivals. Call us if you have any issues or delays. We’ll see you soon! Pronto! Sus Instructores...Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Climate Change Education

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Travel delays or support

Simon, Dragons Admin

We hope that you are all having smooth preparations and travels on your way to Bolivia for course start! We are so excited to begin the orientation phase an get to know you all in person. If you have any troubles or delays en route please call......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Climate Change Education

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Contacting leaders in Cochabamba?

HEATHER ZIMMER, Participant

Gina, Stephen, and Ivan, How do we contact you when we get to Cochabamba?  We haven’t yet heard about plans to get us at the hotel July 1st, and are wondering how best to make a connection if there is an issue in transit.  Thanks!...Read More

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Day 8 in Indonesia

Lilia Cai-Hurteau, Participant

June 22, 2018. Day 8 in Indonesia. Day 1 in Sampela Selamat Malam! Good evening! Today we left the resort in Wakatobi National Park and took a motorboat for one hour and a half to arrive in Sampela, officially known as Desa Sama Bahari, where the......Read More

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Day 10 in Indonesia

Lilia Cai-Hurteau, Participant

June 24, 2008 Day 10 in Indonesia. Day 3 in Sampela Since I arrived in Indonesia, I’m getting somewhat accustomed to my sleep being disrupted multiple times a night. At first it was the jet lag. And then it was the 3am calls to pray, the roosters......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Climate Change Education

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Money-Answered!

Gina, Participant

Greetings all! Louisa asked a great question about money. All major expenses during course will be covered. Spending money is great for gifts, momentos, extra toiletries, extra cookies from the tienda, etc. We recommend bringing $100-150 in new-ish......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Climate Change Education

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Money

Louisa, Participant

Hello! Are there recommended denominations for cash to have on hand? The book says $100-150 for the two weeks in crisp bills. Is there any other information re: money that we should have? Thanks! -Louisa...Read More

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Water Purification

Gina Collignon, Participant

Hi All, In terms of water purification, we are going to be boiling water in homestays/whenever we have access to a stove (most of the trip). This is the most effective way of water purification. But it is also good to have a secondary means for......Read More

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Lauren Collins Instructor Introduction

Lauren Collins, Participant

Dear Educators, I am so excited to meet you in China and explore together. My Chinese name is 柯柔雨, I am absolutely thrilled to spend time with you learning, exploring, eating, laughing, and growing our professional practices. I am just......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Climate Change Education

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RE: Packing Question

Christina Montiel, Participant

Hi Annie, In regards to your question about filtering water…I have a Lifestraw water bottle that is good for hiking (drinking out of streams) but supposedly also good for traveling… or you can even just do the regular lifestraw without......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

GEBG Indonesia: Collaborative Faculty Program

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Leaving for Sampela

Jamie & Matt, Participant

We’re heading into our second homestay, living with a Bajau community in Wakatobi National Park. This will be a highly immersive experience, and we’ll have limited cell service while we’re there. We will post updates as we can......Read More

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Dragons arriving in Wakatobi

Femke, Jeff and Jen, Instructor

Just arrived at Patuno on Wangi Wangi. Intense processing as we prepare for Sampela. We are really looking forward to this leg of the trip. A lot of good energy all around. Grateful to our two amazing group leaders, Matt and Jamie. Femke, Jeff and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Climate Change Education

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Packing question

Annie Morrison, Participant

I am rereading the preparation manual.  In the packing list it does not mention bringing a water filtration system, but under Food, on page 39 it says, “it is essential that you bring a reliable water purification system.”  Are there......Read More