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Quick update from the trek!

Luis, Instructor

The group arrived safely yesterday in maragua after the first day of trekking. We all huddled up for a big meal to celebrate a long and beautiful day in the mountains. Today we will continue on from maragua to potolo....Read More

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First Few Days

Erik, Chris, Yolanda, Whitney, Luis, and Itzá, Instructor

Dear families, It’s been an incredible first few days in Bolivia. This morning, after a two hour walk around the property — excellent pre-trek training! — we said goodbye to Don Jose and his family who have been our gracious hosts these first......Read More

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Orientation

Arin and Sarah, Participant

Hello All, The 2019 Global Trip to Bolivia has successfully settled in Sucre. After a long day and a half of travel, the picturesque aritumayu is the perfect place to decompress. Additionally, the bus ride here gave us the most gorgeous perspective......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

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The arrival

Chris, Dragons Admin

After nearly 24 hours in motion we arrived at our first stop, an eco tourism guesthouse in Aritumayu. We could not imagine a more beautiful place to rest after all that travel. It is nestled on a hill over a river, which runs a semi-circle around......Read More

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All is well!

Liz W, Dragons Admin

The group has arrived to Aritumayu where they have begun their orientation.  Stay tuned for a more detailed update later!...Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

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On our way to Sucre

Simon, Dragons Admin

Our group has landed, cleared customs and immigrations and made their transfer to Sucre. We’ll post another update once they’ve landed in their final destination....Read More

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Welcome To Your HIES Bolivia Yak Board!

Liz W, Dragons Admin

HIES Students and Families, Welcome you to your HIES and Where There Be Dragons Yak Board for our collaborative “Relaciones de Solidaridad” program. In just over one month, you’ll bid farewell to home, and trade the busy life of Atlanta for......Read More