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Introduction

Rachelle Swanson, Participant

Hola, soy Rachelle Swanson. Tengo 16 años. Vivo en un lugar muy bello y pienso que vivir aquí me ha dado una apreciación por el medio ambiente. Yo amo viajar y ver lugares nuevos y amo estudiar idiomas. En my vida quiero aprender hablar francés......Read More

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Introduction

Rachel Carignan, Participant

¡Hola! My name is Rachel Carignan, I’m a senior at MDIHS and I moved here from Portland, Maine when I was 12 years old! I love to travel and was blessed with a family that is capable of visiting new places. I first left the country when I was......Read More

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Introduction

Hannah, Participant

Hola! Me llamo Hannah. I am currently a Junior and I have lived on MDI my whole life. I greatly enjoy swimming, being in the outdoors, spending time with little kids, and traveling. I found a quote that resembled why I travel in the Why We......Read More

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Introduction

Maddy Good, Participant

Hi, my name is Maddy! I am 17 years old and a senior at MDIHS. I love being outside, whether that be hiking, swimming, or walking my dog. I also love playing basketball as well as hanging out with my family and friends. I will be attending the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Mount Desert Island Guatemala

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¡Hola!

Isabella, Participant

I’m Isabella Wellman-Webster, I am 18 years old and from Bar Harbor, Maine. I enjoy dancing, practicing yoga, baking, and hanging out with my family. I will be attending St. Lawrence University to pursue neuroscience this upcoming fall. I am......Read More

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Introducctión

Ryan Kelly, Participant

¡Hola! Me llamo Ryan y estoy en el año doce en MDI. Paso mucho de mi tiempo afuera, si estoy jugando fútbol o tenis, hacer caminata o montando un bici en las moñtanas, o simplimente descansando en hamacas con mis amigos (sin embargo, todas......Read More

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Introduction

Dawson Burnett, Participant

Hola! I’m Dawson, I am 18 years old and a senior at MDIHS. I am an avid musician, primarily on drums but I also love playing guitar. I am very interested in history and I am going to college in Canada majoring in archaeology and minoring in......Read More

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¡Soy Dave! An intro to your instructor

Dave Haffeman, Participant

Hello Students, Teachers, Families, and Friends! This is Dave Haffeman writing to you from sunny Boulder, Colorado. I’ve heard so much about MDIHS and the amazing program your teacher, Mrs. Gatz, has developed. I’m so excited to join you......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

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Haverford School Guatemala

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Guatemala

Jackson Overton-Clark, Participant

Guatemala has been an interesting trip so far. With great food, breathtaking music, and the most amazing stray dog I have ever met, the first few days are packed. We are about to move into homestays which has me nervous and excited. The language......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Haverford School Guatemala

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Guatemala Reflection

Joey White, Participant

This week in Guatemala has been the time of my life, it has been full of amzing views, food, and even more amazing people. I have learned alot about the culture and how much they take for granted. I am so thankful for being able to have this......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Haverford School Guatemala

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Reflection

Jack Ballenger, Participant

Jack Ballenger’s reflection: I have been in Guatemala for three days. The first day, we traveled to Guatemala City and Antigua. The second day we woke up at 5:45 to climb up a mountain, and we could see the colorful city of Antigua. We ate......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Haverford School Guatemala

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Guatemala experience

Winslow Wanglee, Participant

The trip so far has been filled with new experiences. Even though I´ve been in Guatemala for less than three full days, it feels like I´ve been here for a week. It´s been great fun sharing this trip with my friends who have made it even more......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Haverford School Guatemala

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Guatemala

Carson, Participant

25/3/19 I have really enjoyed this trip thus far. We have seen lots of new things and had some cool experiences. We learned about textile production and we made tamales too. We ate lunch with a host family and got to talk to them fo a little bit.......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Haverford School Guatemala

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25-3-19

Adam Campbell, Participant

These last few days have been an experience like no other. Ever since arriving  in San juan, I have been seeing life from a brand new perspective. We have been staying in a small Mayan pueblo on a lake in the in the middle of a mountain range and......Read More