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The universal language

Courtney, Participant

You think you know your way of life when you agree to give it up. The cars, red brick houses, transversing cities to attend school, eating processed breakfast bars – I thought I understood my culture. Alas, there was something I missed. Indeed......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala & Nicaragua

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To the Sandinistas

Joel, Participant

Yak of the Week

I’ve been thinking a lot about revolution. As we trek the Nicaraguan highlands from cooperative to cooperative, it’s tough to imagine that only three decades ago, 800 heavily-armed, Reagan-backed, Contra mercenaries marched on the 40......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala & Nicaragua

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Update from the trek!

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear Dragons friends and families, The group is currently enjoying the third and final night of their trek in the Reserva Natural Miraflor, a cloud forest region populated by small campesino communities mostly involved in coffee production.  They......Read More

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Hidden Treasures

Lily Dillon and Courtney Right, Participant

The dragons fourth and fifth days were filled with creativity and awe. We began our fourth day with some rejuvenating yoga. The weather was prefect for our first small hike of the program. We walked for a little under two hours to the house and......Read More

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Don Alberto

Alan Condori Flores, Instructor

A couple of days ago, we visited Don Alberto. He is around 75 years old and decided to live a hermit life an hour and half from La Garnacha community. When he was young he developed a dream about sculpturing the big rocks near his house. He says in......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala & Nicaragua

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At the Departure Gate!

Carin, Dragons Admin

  The Guatemala & Nicaragua Group has made it through security at MIA and is currently at the departure gate ready to board their flight!  Flight to Managua is running on time so far. Here is a picture of the group with an interpretative......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala & Nicaragua

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Final Departure Details: Guatemala &...

The Boulder Admin Team, Dragons Admin

The time has finally arrived – you’re heading off at the end of the week to Central America for an amazing 3 month adventure! We are so excited for you! Please read the following information carefully, as it contains all the details......Read More