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Bridge Year Bolivia comes to an end

BY Bolivia I-team, Participant

Hello friends and family, Anna, Nicole, Cody, Liam, and Athena boarded their planes to leave La Paz, Bolivia a few minutes ago. Natalie and Miguel already left on an earlier flight. With their departure, nine months of learning and adventure come to......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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Bridge Year Bolivia Unaffected by Recent...

Jenny, Dragons Admin

Dear Friends and Family of Bridge Year Bolivia, This morning at 1 AM, there was a 6.5 magnitude earthquake that struck approximately 55 kilometers (34 mi) south of the city of Cochabamba. No damages or casualties have been reported and all students,......Read More

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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

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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