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Update from France

Liz W, Dragons Admin

We arrived at CDG in France and have transferred terminals on the train, gone through security without incident, and are at boarding gate. All 12 students are doing well. I’ve allowed them to visit the nearby shops in buddy groups with a......Read More

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The final leg

Simon, Dragons Admin

En route to the airport now and flying to Mumbai via Bangalore, ETA is 4PM. After a pit stop at the hotel well enjoy our final celebratory dinner and prepare for the journey home....Read More

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The last couple of days

Liz W, Dragons Admin

Hello friends and families, The group has reported that the last two days have been all about reflecting on experiences from the trip as well as swimming and surfing in the Indian Ocean—the warmest water any of us have been in. This morning they......Read More

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The journey so far

MJ, Instructor

Dear friends family and followers, As our adventure down the Konkan and Malabar coasts of West India nears it’s end, in the morning we’ll find a home on this thin strip of land, near the small fishing village Kodi Bengre. Here we are......Read More

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Welcome to the Jungle

Bram Hubbell, Instructor

Today we set off early in the morning for a day full of adventure. We began with a quick visit to the local salt pans where we talked a little about the importance of salt to human societies, especially in the tropics, and Gandhi’s Salt March.......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Friends Seminary South India

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A Happy Group in Goa

Liz W, Dragons Admin

Hello friends and family, We have received word that the group had a fantastic day exploring Old Goa with their host, David.  Everyone is doing well and spirits are high!  We look forward to more updates soon....Read More

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A sampling of photos

Liz W, Dragons Admin

The group has just settled in for an overnight train ride on the Mangalore Express and are on their way to Goa. Here are some images from their time in Mumbai and on the train!...Read More

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Morning moment #1

Bram Hubbell, Instructor

Often my favorite moments in India occur early in the morning. The sleep is still in your eyes, I toss on some clothes and wander out into the streets before India becomes a beautifully loud symphony of noise. I search for a chaiwalla hoping to get......Read More

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First Day In India

Alison, Cypress, and Tyler, Participant

Today was very fascinating. We started the day at 9am. Many of us were still tired since we went to bed at 3:30am. We all gathered for breakfast and ate samosas and drank chai. The chai we tried this morning in India was much sweeter than the one we......Read More

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Group arrived in Mumbai

Instructors, Instructor

Dear friends and followers, This is a quick note to say that our group has safely arrived into the warm embrace of the Island City! After a ride straight through the heart of town, we landed in our hotel rooms for a short night’s sleep. We......Read More

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Day One

Bram Hubbell, Participant

In five days, we’ll be walking around Bombay. I thought I would share one of my favorite photos from the Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue in Bombay, which we’ll be visiting....Read More

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Instructor intro: Arvin and MJ

Arvin and MJ, Participant

Namaste future Dragons, In two short weeks, we will be face to face in the Island City.  As we write this letter, we are reminded of the anticipation that comes before all great adventures, no matter your experience or motivations for joining.......Read More