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Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Indonesia 2019-20

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Belum.

Elliott Hyon, Participant

Belum. It is the Indonesian word for not yet. When someone asks kamu punya pacar? (do you have a girlfriend/boyfriend?) or kamu pernah ke Sulawesi? (have you been to Sulawesi?), you are expected to respond not with bukan (no), but with belum.  ......Read More

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9 Delights of Jogja

Allie Matthias, Participant

Yak of the Week

Something I never could have anticipated for this year is the amount of small daily surprises I encounter here in Jogja. These surprises—little moments of joy—come upon me at any time in the day. They break up the routine and remind me that my......Read More

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a homecoming of sorts

Jasmine Berger, Participant

On August 28, eight bright-eyed Princeton students boarded a plane to halfway across the world with a lot of hope, a little bit of fear, and a sense of adventure. Today, six months later, we have somehow made it two thirds of the way through......Read More

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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

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Langnukah

Jasmine Berger, Participant

There is so much I loved about Langa that it is hard for me to pinpoint what experience I want to write about: the charm of the village, the supportiveness of the community, the beauty of being up in the mountains… There was so much going on......Read More

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Bak (Boat Yak)

Jacqueline Lydon, Participant

While we’re busy in Langa, we wanted to share a bit about the boat trip we went on last week. We left port in the early morning. The ocean was eerily calm, broken only by sharp, scattered mountain slopes on small islands. It looked almost like......Read More

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dieng days

Jacqueline Lydon, Participant

Now that our group has settled into life in Jogja, we’ve began to explore the city and surrounding area a bit more. Last weekend, our group took a 3-day trip to Dieng Plateau. Each week, two students research and present about some facet of......Read More

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Religion

Allie Matthias, Participant

As I sit with my homestay parents and eat my dinner of bakmi goreng (fried noodles), the Call to Prayer echoes throughout the kitchen. I stop what I was saying to them, and we exchange the same familiar smile that we give each other every night,......Read More

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Saddleridge Fire

Elliott Hyon, Participant

Is my house burning? I’m trying to decide whether the universe is cruel or just humorous for this second post to also be about burning. What’s next? Is my third yak going to be about me spontaneously combusting?   October 12-13, I went......Read More