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Safely on their way home

Britt and Jessie, Instructor

The group is high above the Caribbean, flying back to the States with backpacks full of memories, learning, and beautiful images of this rugged and beautiful country. We’ll miss them, and hope that you get to travel back here with them some......Read More

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On the road again

Britten & Jessie, Participant

Hello friends, family, and Dragons community, Our days in Bolivia have flown by!  We started the week with our fabulous homestay families in Tiquipaya using the organic farm Granja Pollen as our homebase and classroom space.  Every morning began......Read More

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On Tiqui Time

Britten & Jessie, Participant

Hola tod@s! Recognizing one´s own cultural lens is a critical part of understanding the way other cultures operate. Instead of viewing a new place and how its people live day-to-day as inferior, it becomes simply different. Not better, not worse,......Read More

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A Record of Our Past Few Days

Olivia Edwards, Participant

Over the past few days, our group has traveled across Bolivia, immersing ourselves into different cultures from around the area.  We started in La Paz, preparing for our trek through the Andes that lasted 3 nights and 4 days.  We grabbed some......Read More

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El Diablo and the Group That Could

Vincent, Participant

It´s called El Diablo for a reason. Our group huffed and puffed as we climbed the daunting staircase on the third day of our trek through the breathtaking Bolivian Andes Mountains. Though the herds of mules, llamas, and sheep were some of the......Read More