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Princeton Bridge Year Bolivia 2017-18

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The Things You Don’t Do

Noah Daniel, Participant

Yak of the Week

For my friends and family, the general sentiment around taking a gap year in Bolivia is a combination of disbelief and excitement. To them, it seems, the central components are the crazy things I’ll do: summiting mountains, becoming fluent in......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Princeton Bridge Year Bolivia 2017-18


1 Month Reflection

Nina, Participant

Everybody and their mama knows that hiking is NOT my ideal activity. The feelings of physical exhaustion test my limits in ways that are highly uncomfortable for me. It just seems like the nature scene that should be appreciated as one hikes is......Read More


Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Peter Taylor, Participant

“Hey, Dad, did you eat all the cookie dough?” “No, there’s still some left.” “Where? I’ve been looking everywhere in the freezer, and it’s not there.” My Dad walks through our kitchen to look......Read More


Mes uno

Sarah Brown, Participant

Bolivia forces me to be present on the land, within the air, and with the people. Each time I pass a clear expanse I am reminded of the mountains’ powerful presence dividing the sky from the ground. Hiking high into these ranges, we pull the thin......Read More


Month 1

Matthew Higgins Iati, Participant

A lot has changed since our arrival in Bolivia, the first, stomach-churning TRUFI ride to Coroico, and our preliminary, wholesome team-building exercises at the hostal Sol y Luna. First of all, I can eat a whole plate of Bolivian food without......Read More