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Sha Xi

Ben, Participant

A light pitter patter of rain accompanied us as we walked down the stone steps toward Shaxi.  Blankets of trees encased us on either side–the only goal was to not slip and go crashing down the mountain side.  Suddenly, the trees fell away,......Read More

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A Day in Delhi

Tejas Gupta and Pia DiCenzo, Participant

Arriving in Indira Gandhi International Airport, we disembarked from our day-long journey into the balmy air of Delhi. The first sight we saw as we stepped out of the airport was a wonderful three letters: KFC. (Fernando immediately wanted to go.)......Read More

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Heading North!

Instructor Team, Participant

As our first week of orientation in India comes to a close, we’re readying ourselves to move north into the Himalayan foothills: after several transit days (involving multiple trains and vehicles), we’ll settle into homestays in the......Read More

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Our time at Krishna Ranch

Dani & Max, Participant

2 September 2019 – 6:56 am I woke up today with the sounds of nature all around me. Roosters crowing, peacocks hollering, birds chirping. Rain pattering on roofs, thatched and unthatched. We are staying at Krishna Ranch for the week, a farm......Read More

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TEMPLES

JESUS ARROYO, Participant

Yak of the Week

It’s 7:56 A.M. and breakfast starts at 8:00 A.M. Us guys hardly ever wake up on time, but the sudden knock and good-mornings on our doors are usually enough to get us going. As I rush to get dressed for the day I give a short moment to......Read More

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First Impressions

Alison Renee Parish, Participant

One of the things that I was most looking forward to coming to Senegal was the food. And, I love it! My mom told me that it has been said that Japanese people tend to enjoy Senegalese cuisine. The food does give me nostalgia for Japan—the tamarind......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia 2019-20

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Sore Thumbs

Lauren, Joseph, Mia, Jackson, Participant

While on our scavenger hunt in Coroico, we stumbled through Spanish, had a $6 feast for four, and gained guidance from our new friend Jose (hopefully we can visit his Mexican restaurant Bamboo’s Cafe). While walking down the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia 2019-20

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Busca de Tesero

Kat, Theo, Chiara, Liv, Participant

Today we were told by our instructors that we would be doing a scavenger hunt in the town of Coroico. We were nervous to begin with for multiple reasons. We were worried that our Spanish was too poor to communicate, we were worried that we wouldn´t......Read More