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South America: Andes & Amazon – Group B

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Our first trek!

Reilly, Participant

Buenas Dias from La Paz! We just got back from the most beautiful four day trek in La Cordela Real! We decided to stay an extra day in la Paz before our trek due to a minor salmonella outbreak within our group. We spent the day in a clinic to get......Read More

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Heading to Tiquipaya

Instructor Team, Instructor

Hola Friends and Family! We have returned from our trek and are currently in La Paz getting ready to head to the small town of Tiquipaya, just outside of Cochabamba. In Tiquipaya the students will get to experience first hand the beauty of Bolivian......Read More

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Update from the Royal Range!

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear friends and families, The instructors have been sending us regular updates from the mountains, and the group is enjoying their first adventure into the high Andes.  The students recovered quickly from their GI upset, and have set up camp at......Read More

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Trek I: Condoriri, Cordillera Real

Douglas Williams, Instructor

After collecting supplies in El Alto, and some carb intensive meals, we are embarking on our first trek, 5 days at base camp in Condoriri, 15,100 ft above sea level. We will be without internet, (but will be in contact with Dragons HQ via SAT......Read More

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In Bolivia!

olivia lenfestey, Participant

HOLA! After a delicious breakfast and morning excersise with doug (mucho biceps y hulk reverso), we set out into the beautiful town of COROICO! Everyone was in good spirits as we wandered the streets, chowed down on some delicious empenadas, and......Read More

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Scavenger hunt on day 3

Lucy Jack Tom and Molly, Participant

Hola from Coroico! We are starting our day today with a scavenger hunt, and after taking a short cut into town, we walked into an internet cafe to complete one of our tasks. We’ve had a relaxing couple days in our hostel el sol y luna, which......Read More

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Nuestros Adventuros en Coroico

Reilly, Briana, Harrison, Bow, Participant

Hola !!!!  We made it to Coroico and are now in the town doing a fun scavenger hunt. We just bought some avocados and are being followed by some dogs. This town is beautiful and unlike anything we´ve ever seen. Sending our love to our families......Read More

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At the Departure Gate!

Carin, Dragons Admin

  The Andes & Amazon – Group B has made it through security at MIA and is currently at the departure gate ready to board their flight!  Flight to La Paz is on time. Safe travels everyone! Parents & Families, please check back......Read More

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Students together in Miami

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear family and friends, The student group is together in Miami and getting to know each other before boarding their flight.  The student leader, Kristen Gianaris, sent along these photos of the group! We’ll post another update once the......Read More

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last minute packing question!!

Reilly, Participant

hey guys i was wondering if anyone else is bringing a camera or an ipod? i kinda want to have my favorite songs with me to listen to but i’ll have to go buy one and upload songs so i can’t decide if it’s worth it….also should......Read More

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Please bring your student ID with you

Instructor Team, Instructor

As a young traveler one of the greatest tools in your toolbox is your current (or usually even your recently expired) student ID. Your high school or university identification card can get you discounts in the most random of places when you travel......Read More