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WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Princeton Bridge Year Indonesia 2018-19

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Ramadan

Oscar Platt, Participant

Yak of the Week

The fasting month of Ramadan has finally arrived, and here in Jogja, everything seems to be moving at a more relaxed pace.  People wake up later, the streets are quieter, and life just seems to be slower. During Ramadan, the day starts at 3:45 am......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Lawrenceville Morocco

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First Yak

João, Participant

Hi, I am João. I am in 11th grade at The Lawrenceville School, NJ. I am from Brazil, more specifically the Amazon. At Lawrenceville, I have played soccer and currently am a cross-country and track and field athlete. I enjoy physical activity......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

Badr Allouche, Instructor

Salamu Alaykum (Peace be upon you) السلام عليكم My name is Badr: It is Arabic for “full moon”. All Arabic names has meanings – pride, glory, peace, dreamy, beauty and more. Maybe you will pick one for yourself here in Morocco.......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Lawrenceville Morocco

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Introduction

Hannah, Participant

Hi! I’m Hannah, a sophomore at the Lawrenceville School. I grew up in Morristown, New Jersey. At school I play volleyball and softball, and I’m involved in the art club, the outdoors club, and the board of the school’s photography publication.......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Lawrenceville Morocco

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Introduction

Esha, Participant

Hi everybody! My name is Esha, and I’m a sophomore at the Lawrenceville School, a boarding school located in central New Jersey. However, my family and I are from Chicago, IL. Throughout the year, I play field hockey and softball, but I also......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Lawrenceville Morocco

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Initial Yak

Mikkel, Participant

Hi! My name is Mikkel, and I’m in 11th grade at The Lawrenceville School, and I’m originally from New Jersey as well. At Lawrenceville, I’ve participated in many community service events, even being a summer camp counselor for......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Lawrenceville Morocco

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First Yak!

Birney, Participant

Hi, I’m Birney and I’m in the ninth grade at Lawrenceville! On campus, I play squash, but my main extracurricular is writing for a SNLville, a student publication. I’m a member of both the Sports and Business Club and Religious......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Lawrenceville Morocco

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Introduction: Hadley

Hadley, Participant

Hey, My name is Hadley and I am a 9th grader at The Lawrenceville school, I row crew, fence, and play field hockey. I am also involved with our costume shop for productions on campus. I love participating in community service opportunities, and I......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Lawrenceville Morocco

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Introduction

Philip Han, Participant

Hello! I am currently in 10th Grade. Some of my interests are playing squash and music. I love socializing with friends and making new ones too. The only Muslim country I have been to is Malaysia, but that was when I was about as big as 7 iron. I......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Lawrenceville Morocco

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First Yak Post

Sydney, Participant

Hi, my name is Sydney! I’m a tenth grader from Ohio. At Lawrenceville, I love to play field and ice hockey, as well as singing in choir. I also participate in a couple clubs. Throughout my life, I’ve been exposed to a lot of different......Read More

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X-Phase…Success!

Ashley, Participant

BYP Indonesia 2.0 just arrived back in Jogja, marking the end of X-Phase and the beginning of our last two weeks in Jogjakarta. Here’s a brief summary of the things we did during our last half of X-Phase (: After leaving the Langa Community,......Read More

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Introduction: Shino

Shino Marta Yoshen, Participant

Ahlan wa sahlan ya shabab (welcome students), My name is Shino, and I, along with Badr, will be your Dragons instructors for our June experience in Morocco. I know that you all know each other to some degree, probably sometimes quite well, but Badr......Read More

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First Week of Travel!

Kate Gross-Whitaker, Participant

Hello all! Just wanted to give a brief update on our X-Phase travels so far! We are currently enjoying some relaxing time in Chengdu after an exciting first week of travel! From Kunming we traveled Northwest to Shangri-La, where we spent a day and a......Read More

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Flores Update

Naomi, Participant

Hey everyone! We’ve been having a blast this past week during our X-Phase excursion to Flores! Attached are some pictures from Kelimutu National Park, as well as photos from treks with the Langa Trekking Community guides who doubled as our......Read More

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May Itinerary

Matt, Participant

Hola Amigxs, Find our exciting itinerary for our final month in Bolivia below! May 8: We leave Tiquipaya and head to Buena Vista! We arrive at night and then will spend the whole day on the 9th preparing for to trek. May 10-14: These five days/four......Read More

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Julio’s Introduction

Julio Louis, Instructor

Hello everyone, The countdown has started! I hope that you are doing well and are as excited as I am for this upcoming trip! I can’t wait to meet you and learn from everyone. My name is Julio and I have over ten years of experience......Read More