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Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia 2019-20

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Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia 2019-20

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I’m reminiscing a little

Chiara, Participant

I want to go back on two things: a moment during our first day of trekking and our ride back from Calientes After we arrived at our cabin, Don Felix suggested to anyone that was up for it that we go on a short hike. Fully prepared for a nice little......Read More

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Terrific Trekking

Theo Knoll, Participant

We have lived in Bolivia for almost four weeks now, and throughout our time here we have learned much from the people around us. Our Spanish teachers showed us how to navigate the winding intricacies of a foreign language; our El Alto host families......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia 2019-20

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Poetry and Passion in La Paz

Joseph, Liv, Kat, Mia, Participant

An Acrostic L unch of soup and chicken and steripenning our lemonade A sking locals for directions and retracing our steps P urchasing incense and coca and florida water A ltitude lifting our spirits and draining our lungs Z ooming through these......Read More

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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

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Hello from Liv

Liv Ragan, Participant

I have been trying to explain the passage of time to my four year old sister. She is young and she still confuses days – if something happened in the last month it happened yesterday, and when I ask her about her day at school, she’ll......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia 2019-20

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Student Introduction

Kat, Participant

Hey y’all. I’m Kat and welcome to my channel. I’m from the small city of Wilmington, Delaware which (at least in my neighbourhood) is predominantly Black and Latinx. I grew up going to a Quaker school for the entirety of my life, and while I......Read More

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¡Estoy muy emicionada!

Lauren Fahlberg, Participant

!Hola amigos! Me llamo Lauren (be prepared for llama jokes). My friends call me Flo, so you can, too! I’m from a suburb right outside of Washington, DC, so naturally “a mi me encanta” politics. I live in McLean, Virginia, right next to the......Read More

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Me llamo Chiara

Chiara, Participant

Hi! Me llamo Chiara (and yes please do roll the r if you can, it was meant for that). I live in the San Francisco suburbs but attended middle school and high school in the city. The craziest thing about this commute was the drastic change in weather......Read More

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A few packing notes

Jenny, Dragons Admin

Querid@s amig@s, We will meet on campus so soon! We understand wrapping up packing and finishing last-minute details before a 9-month trip can be very stressful. Breathe and think of only bringing what you absolutely need. Some of the following are......Read More

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Bound from Boise to Bolivia

Theo Knoll, Participant

¡Hola! Me llamo Theo Knoll, y soy de Boise, Idaho. Despite being the largest city in Idaho, Boise is predominantly suburban, and nature is incorporated throughout the city in the form of parks, paths, and public land. My neighborhood is adjacent to......Read More

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¡Soy Jackson!

Jackson Lehner, Participant

Hey Everyone! My name is Jackson Lehner, and I’m so so excited for our adventure to come! I was born in Florida but have spent most of my life in Chapel Hill, NC. I love living in Chapel Hill and met many amazing friends who shaped my......Read More