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A Collection of Individuality

Kenneth Pham, Participant

Recall the last time you travelled out of the state or country. What first comes to mind? The temperature? The food? The language? I stop my list there because next thing you were probably about to think of was the people, but why does that come to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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Hacky Sack with Local Children

Andrew D'Arcangelo, Participant

Hello everyone! My name is Andrew, and I am a senior on this trip, as well as the only student that has never taken a spanish class. Excuse my grammar and spelling, as I am writing this on a computer in a internet cafe that thinks I am writing in......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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Day 3

Jack, Participant

Hola. I’m Jack, and I am writing on the Yak Board for today. Today, some students woke up early to do mindfulness on a Lake Atitlán dock. Afterwards, everyone ate breakfast. We then went to the permaculture institute for a hike up a mountain,......Read More

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Second day in Guatemala

Austin, Participant

¡Hola! This is Austin writing. Today we learned about coffee and how it is made. We talked with someone who grew coffee beans and walked through the process, as well as sampling some mugs. We got to understand how coffee is a part of the culture......Read More

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HOLA, GUATEMALA

I TEAM, Participant

What a great first day it was (although the 3:30 wake up call was a little tricky)!!  We participated in some orientation activities when we arrived at the hostel in Antigua, and then we hit the town.  After walking around and checking out a......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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The group has arrived!

Liz W, Dragons Admin

We have received word that the Haverford group has arrived in Guatemala and is on their way to Antigua. Stay tuned for more soon!...Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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Hello from Itzá!

Liz W, Dragons Admin

Hola a todos! I will be leading your trip with Luis in the incredible lands of Guatemala. I can’t wait to meet you all and start this experience! I am sure that it will be an enriching one for us all. My name is Itzá Martínez de Eulate......Read More

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Instructor Intro – Luis!

Luis, Instructor

Hello Haverford Students and Families, My name is Luis Alvarado and I’m going to be your instructor on your upcoming course in Guatemala. I’m writing to you from the shores of Lake Atitlan where we’ll be spending the majority of......Read More