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Arrived to Damoyu

Andrew Poolman, Participant

After an early morning wake up and departure from Beijing airport, we touched down safely in Kunming and made our way to the village of Damoyu. A gaggle of happy homestay moms were very excited to welcome their guests into their homes in this......Read More

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Last day in Beijing

Andrew Poolman, Dragons Admin

The Haverford boys enjoyed their homestay with their new friends from Beijing #35. This afternoon we learned some calligraphy and Tai-chi. We’re on our way to Kunming early tomorrow morning....Read More

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The Beijing National Day School

Michael Volpi, Participant

Yesterday, we headed out to the Beijing National Day School. Once we arrived, we were greeted warmly by a group of teachers and students who showed us around their school. Each floor contained many interesting, but significant classrooms that......Read More

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Beijing Picts

Andrew Poolman, Instructor

Here are a few images of our amazing time in Beijing thus far.  ...Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

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Great First Day

Kethan and Koby, Participant

Great start to our first day in China! After a days with of games, meals, and making jiaozi, everyone seems to have gotten used to the timing and are ready for day two’s hike up the wall! Hope to update everyone again soon! – Kethan Well......Read More

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Student

Agustin A., Participant

My first post. I just finished finals: now to pack my bags....Read More

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See you soon in Beijing!

Nina and Gong, Instructor

We are looking forward to seeing you all soon for our adventure in China!  Gong and I are eagerly awaiting you in Beijing. We can’t wait to show you the Great Wall and introduce you to our friends there, the Kou family.  We have so many......Read More

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Hello from Nina!

Nina LaFerla, Participant

Dear Students, Families, and Teachers at Haverford, Hello from beautiful Asheville, NC!  I’m Nina LaFerla, and it’s my great honor to serve as your instructor and guide for our journey this summer.  I work as a teacher of history at......Read More

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Welcome To Your Haverford China Yak Board!

LizW, Dragons Admin

Haverford Students and Families, Welcome you to your Haverford School and Where There Be Dragons Yak Board for our collaborative “China: Culture and Environment” program. In just a couple of weeks, you’ll bid farewell to home, and trade the......Read More