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WTBD Yaks from Senegal

Princeton Bridge Year Senegal 2018-19

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Winter Excursion Itinerary

Emmanuelle, Participant

Hello all! We are very excited to share with you our itinerary for our winter excursion. We will not have reliable access to WiFi, but prepare to hear lots about our adventures once we are back in Dakar! Dec 26th-28th: We depart from Dakar for a......Read More

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Solo Photos

Bridge Year Indonesia, Participant

As promised here are some photos from our time in Solo. The photos give a glimpse of some of ours meals, a tour of the Kraton, and an all day hike between two ancient temples....Read More

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Departing for Dali 大理

Kate Gross-Whitaker and Michal Kozlowski, Participant

HELLO WORLD! January is right around the corner, and this weekend, we are headed to the city of Dali 大理to launch into the New Year! The Dali region is known as the “cultural cradle” of Yunnan providence, and its history dates back to the......Read More

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Power to the People

Cody Mui, Participant

From citywide protests to road blockades in a small town, it is not uncommon to expect travel delays or even a temporary shutdown in the city; Bolivia is a country not unfamiliar to citizens voicing their opinions loudly. However, it is another......Read More

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“Yak” Post

John Bullock, Participant

A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to celebrate Gamou – the birth of the prophet Mohammad- in the small spiritual community of Dene. The festivities involved many passionate late night praying, dancing, and chanting sessions. We also had......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Princeton Bridge Year Indonesia 2018-19

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SOLO

Bridge Year Indonesia, Participant

Hi friends and family! We wanted to take a second a let everyone know about our upcoming plans for the weekend of December 21. We’re super excited this weekend to be embarking on our first entirely student planned excursion to Surakarta, the......Read More

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Photo Contest: Animals

Naomi, Participant

Living in Kotagede is a cat lover’s dream. Cats seem to pop up everywhere, whether staring down at you from a roof or dashing away down an alley while walking to the Program House. My street is home to a group of around half a dozen cats who......Read More

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Photo Contest: Animals

Oscar Platt, Participant

Tole, pronounced (Toe-lay), is my family rooster.  When I walked into my house for the first time 3 months ago, Tole drew my attention right away, chirping from his cage positioned in the middle of the room.  He was only a little chick at the......Read More

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Animal Photo Contest

Ashley Cao, Participant

So as a group, we’ve decided to try out a new way of yakking to spice things up (in addition to normal yaks potentially…). Every week, we’re going to try a new photo contest where each participant in the program will post a photo......Read More

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Hanukkah Celebration and More!

Elizabeth Johnson, Instructor

Hello Friends and Family, Aaron Slosberg, Dragons’ Director of Student Programming, made a site visit to Yogjakarta last week and was granted the opportunity to spend time with the BYP Indonesia group. He’s shared several photos of his......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Senegal

Princeton Bridge Year Senegal 2018-19

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100 Things We’re Grateful For

Sophie Singletary, Participant

Yak of the Week

In celebration of our 100th day in Senegal, we gathered to reflect on the wonderful time we’ve had here thus far, each day being its own unique gift. And in that vein, what better way to reminisce on our time here than to come up with 100......Read More