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Landed in LA

Liz W, Dragons Admin

The group has arrived safely to the Los Angeles airport. Welcome home everyone! Thank you for an incredible program. Debi, Hemant, and the entire Where There Be Dragons Team...Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Archer Abroad India

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Final Leg

Simon, Dragons Admin

We’re on our way home flying on the final leg of our journey from China to LA. Here are a few images from our final days in India....Read More

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Homecoming

Liz W, Dragons Admin

These henna hands have boarded our first flight home after (yet another!) packed day ending in a celebratory dinner. So much to process, and so much to share....Read More

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Arriving in Agra

Zahra, Participant

Hey guys! This is Zahra. After arriving in Agra yesterday by train, we visited the Taj Mahal, and got to learn about its history and beautiful architecture. We learned about how everything that is a part of the monument is symmetrical, except for......Read More

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Reflections from an Agra-bound train

Sophie, Dylan, Faith, Esha, Dragons Admin

Hello!!! Sophie here. We are currently on the train to Agra from Jaipur. Many of us are reading, journaling or just looking out the window (are you proud dad?). When we arrived to the train station at 7am we were all pretty tired and hungry so as......Read More

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Off to Agra

Lauren and Stef , Instructor

Sending a HELLO! from our Agra-bound, early morning train after the most incredible last evening celebration… complete with so. much. dancing....Read More

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Fun at Vatsalya

Stef, Instructor

Fun at Vatsalya Hi, this is Emma and Zahra. Yesterday we attended the annual function of Vatsalya and we got to see all of the kids perform songs and skits. We also did our own presentation in the ceremony. Today we went to Anoothi (a store to help......Read More

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Home Away From Home

Sophie and Leila, Dragons Admin

Hey guys! Leila and Sophie here. These past couple of days have been life changing. We have made many friends and memories that will last forever. Vatsalya has been so welcoming and we are so happy to call it a home to many of us. Today, we got up......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Archer Abroad India

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Mid-Morning Musings

Faith and Isabella, Participant

It is cold here and there are cows walking next to us. After a breakfast of rice and chai, we repeatedly washed dishes until they passed the quality check. Then we began to hang up old photos of people kicking clay pots and chopping flaming tiles.......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Archer Abroad India

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Roses

Liz W, Dragons Admin

Roses from first full day in Vatsalya: “I was sitting down and this little girl walked over to me and sat in my lap and started playing with me and especially my hair. She was so cute and it made me so happy to know that I was making a human......Read More

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A 16th Birthday to Remember

Ava T., Participant

So today was absolutely fantastic. Other than the fact that it was my 16th birthday, I couldn’t have wished for a better day. After breakfast, we all got started and helped paint a couple of the walls of Vatsalya’s school building. Some of us......Read More

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Painting Colors

Liz W, Dragons Admin

The fullest, most wonderful day at phenomenally-run, warmly welcoming Vatsalya. And Happy Birthday Ava!...Read More

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Fully Engaged at Vatsalya!

Liz W, Dragons Admin

The time at Vatsalya has been FULL and the Archer group has been totally immersed in the experience, hence the quietness on the Yak Board. Here are a couple of photos to tide us over while we await a full report soon. The girls are doing great and......Read More

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Sambhali Laadali Empowerment Center

Sophie, Leila, Ariana, Dylan, Participant

HIIIIIIII !!!! we are THRIVING. Sophie, Leila, Dylan and Ariana here reporting live from the living room of Sambhali Trust. Today we had quite the experience at the Sambhali Laadali Empowerment Center. Specifically, this non – profit......Read More