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Jessie, Participant

Buenas tardes from sunny Cochabamba! I’m Jessie and I’ll be one of your instructors for your upcoming adventure to Bolivia. I am originally from the Pacific Northwest of the United States.  I first traveled to Bolivia ten years ago, and I have......Read More

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Bolivia Pre-Trip

Else Nye, Participant

Primarily, I found the first quote from the article really engaging, making me want to read on to better understand what it meant: “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves.” Further into the text,......Read More

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Why We Travel

Nina Harbison, Participant

Madonna in an Islamic country, after all, sounds radically different from Madonna in a Confucian one, and neither begins to mean the same as Madonna on East 14th Street.   Besides, even those who don’t move around the world find the world......Read More

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memorable quote

Annika St.George, Participant

Travel, then, is a voyage into that famously subjective zone, the imagination, and what the traveler brings back is — and has to be — an ineffable compound of himself and the place, what’s really there and what’s only in him....Read More

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Edwards Bolivia YakBoard

Olivia Edwards, Participant

“travel spins us round in two ways at once: It shows us the sights and values and issues that we might ordinarily ignore; but it also, and more deeply, shows us all the parts of ourselves that might otherwise grow rusty.”...Read More