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Your itinerary overview!

Elley, Instructor

Hi everyone – Thank you for posting your intro yaks! I’ve read through them and I’m so excited to meet each of you! We’re about a month out from your arrival to Jordan, so Mohammad and I wanted to give you an overview of our itinerary so you......Read More

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Instructor Introduction: Elke

Elke Schmidt, Instructor

Salaam Alekum, اسلا عليكم In less than a month, we’ll be meeting each other at Arrivals in Casablanca. Some days, it feels that it’s just around the corner, and other days, it feels still so far away. As I think of the adventure ahead,......Read More

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Badr Allouche, Instructor

Salamu 3alaykum – Peace be upon you. My name is Badr, alongside Elke, I will be your Instructor during your two-week stay in Morocco, and I am excited to get to know each one of you, and push to learn more about my country’s people and culture.......Read More

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An Introduction to your Instructor – Claire

Claire Bennett, Instructor

My heartfelt chum reap sua (hello!) to all. My name is Claire, I am originally from the UK although I have for many years been living in Asia. I can’t begin to explain how excited I am that I get to spend a few weeks back in Cambodia, with you......Read More

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Hello

Brendan Hegarty, Participant

Hi. My name is Brendan Hegarty and I am a senior at Milton this year. I am currently taking Mr. Emmott’s class on the History of the Middle East, and I will be accompanying all of these wonderful people to Jordan in the Spring. I have never......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Jordan

Milton Academy Jordan

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Happy to be here!

Mohammad, Instructor

Hello Everyone, My name is  Mohammad Alabbadi and I will be the 2nd instructor this spring in Jordan. I am 30 years of age and I am originally from Jordan, though I currently live and work in Germany. I have a Masters in International Education......Read More

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Introduction

Kristen, Participant

Hello VMS! It was so lovely to see many of you over our video chat the other day. I am looking forward to visiting your school later this month and to traveling together around China in just a few weeks. Although I already introduced myself on our......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Jordan

Milton Academy Jordan

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Hey!

Shalimar, Participant

As someone who is constantly consumed by wanderlust, I’m beyond excited to start the new year with travel, and to the Middle East! It still comes as a shock to me that I will be going to Jordan, but I’m eager to see what this trip has in......Read More

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Introduction

Kavi Shah, Participant

Hi! I am a senior at Milton from Newton Massachusetts.  I cannot wait to arrive in Jordan in three months.  The Jordan trip will be my first time in the Middle East, and Jordan will mark the farthest I have ever been from home.  I am excited to......Read More

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Hi guys!

Bri Lewis, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Bri Lewis, I’m a senior from Kingston, Jamaica and I’m so excited to embark on this journey to Jordan with you all! I haven’t travelled much outside of the Caribbean and North America so I’m thrilled......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Jordan

Milton Academy Jordan

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New Adventure!

Dina Sara Custo, Participant

Hello! I am Dina Sara, a sophomore from Bosnia and Herzegovina in Robbins House! I am excited for many parts of trip. Some parts include learning about a country through all the different things we do on the trip. Learning, but also seeing......Read More

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Hey everybody!!

Jayla Stallings, Participant

Hiii, My name’s Jayla, but most people call me jas. I’m a senior from the Bronx, NY but most of my family lives in Georgia. In my free time I like to sing, dance, and watch Beyonc. This trip will be my second time out the country, and......Read More

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Self intro

Zac Ibrahim, Participant

Hi! My name is Zac and I’m from Quincy, Ma. I am a senior and a day student at Milton Academy. My favorite class at Milton is history (specifically Mr. Emmott’s Middle East history class!) and one of my passions is current events. At Milton,......Read More

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Murielle, Participant

Hello All, Happy New Year! The idea that we will be walking in the footsteps of Ancient Civilization is unimaginative! But the thought that this dream will come into reality in just a few months, excites me! I am exited to be immersed into the rich,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Jordan

Milton Academy Jordan

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HI! I’m Jonah

Jonah Bussgang, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Jonah Bussgang. I am a senior from Newton, MA. I am super excited to go to Jordan for a lot of reasons. First, I am in Mr. Emmott’s history of the Middle East class and am pumped to actually experience the place we have......Read More

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Marhaba

Stefan Aleksic, Participant

Hey everybody! My name is Stefan and I am super excited to be a part of this trip to Jordan. I’ve spent the last 14 years of my life living in Saudi Arabia and visited countless Middle Eastern countries like Qatar, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman, and......Read More