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Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia 2019-20

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Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia 2019-20, Bhutan: Environmental Sustainability & Community Happiness, Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year China 2019-20, Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation, Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year India 2019-20, Nepal: Himalayan Studies, Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Indonesia 2019-20, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A, Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Senegal 2019-20, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B, Independent Spring Experience, Andes Leadership Semester: Patagonia to Peru

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Update Regarding the Coronavirus Outbreak

Tim Hare, Dragons Admin

Dear Dragons students, parents, and extended community, We wanted to send an overview of the ongoing 2019-Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak and current impact on Dragons programming. While the majority of attention has been focused on China, we......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia 2019-20

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Day Hike near Parque de la Papa

Jenny, Dragons Admin

Hello friends and family of Bridge Year! We’ve heard from staff in Peru – the group is enjoying a wonderful day hike near Parque de la Papa. Students will enjoy their last night with their homestay families after a wonderful stay.......Read More

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Our Upcoming Peru Itinerary

Veronica Fonseca-Maldonado, Instructor

Hello families and friends! As you are likely aware, our group has been temporarily relocated to the beautiful country of Peru due to civil and political unrest in our beloved Bolivia. It has been quite a transition. We all miss Bolivia and hope......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

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

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

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia 2019-20

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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