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Cordillera de los Frailes Trek

Jenny, Dragons Admin

The group has been planning our Cordillera de los Frailes Trek and leaves Sucre tomorrow morning. Here is our tentative itinerary: Day 1: Mon, Jan 14 Leave Sucre at 6:30am and head to Chataquila Begin trek at Chataquila and walk to cave......Read More

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Winter Excursion Itinerary

Anna, Participant

Hello friends and families, We have reached an exciting point in our nine-month journey here in Bolivia. In just a few days we will be setting off on our “winter” excursion. After a busy two week vacation of hiking to waterfalls, 5ks, secret......Read More

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Hello 2019

Nicole Martin, Participant

Last New Year’s Eve, I was watching Knightfall with Kiana Newman at my house in Stafford, Virginia. It was a very low-key and anti-climatic New Year’s celebration, and I had no idea what 2018 would bring. At this time last year, I knew I was......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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Ayni and Community

Anna, Participant

Yak of the Week

After a month of q’oas, charlas, and scavenger hunts, the vast world of Bolivian culture is opening up and we are starting to make sense of its distinct communities. In doing so, I have found it helpful to think of things in terms of Ayni, a......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Princeton Bridge Year Bolivia 2018-19

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The Community of San Salvador

Cody Mui, Participant

The town of San Salvador sits atop one of many Andean mountains that surround Cochabamba. As our trufi ascended up the windy, bumpy dirt roads, the dust gave way to the hazy glimmer of city lights. My eyes stayed glued to the lightshow, until we......Read More

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Why fi?

Harry Moross, Participant

Forty days and twelve hours ago, our group had our last meeting in Princeton, NJ. We were told to be ready to leave at 7am the next day to begin our journey to Bolivia. Five days had gone by so quickly in a whirlwind of activities, lectures and......Read More

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Re: Does Your Love Float?

Liam Seeley, Participant

Sometimes, as I might have expected, the mountains don’t have much to say. Their presence is enough in these moments, just as I hope is mine. But I’ve also learned that other times I just need a heap of patience and a desire to wake up at 4am to......Read More

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Tocaña: Una Comunidad Afroboliviana

Nicole Martin, Participant

Yak of the Week

When we first arrived to Tocaña the only vestiges of human life were the paintings and pictures on the walls. I was admiring a picture of Bob Marley, Mick Jagger, and Peter Tosh, when Pulga, the first Tocañeno I met, came out. With his short......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Princeton Bridge Year Bolivia 2018-19

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Entre Las Calles

Liam, Anna, Harry, Athena, Participant

Yak of the Week

There’s a saying that there is no winded road. We are only walking zigzagged on a straight road. When it rains, it’s not the clouds that are crying, but rather the sun, and the clouds cannot keep the sun’s tears from falling. As we......Read More