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South America: Andes & Amazon – Group C

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¡Buenos días a todos!

Rebecca, Participant

My name is Rebecca. I am 18 years old, a gemini, no longer afraid of getting shots, and a proud Michigander from Ann Arbor. I graduated from high school in June of 2017 and I live with my dad, mom, two younger (identical twin) brothers, Coco our......Read More

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Hello!/¡Hola!

Zoe Goldstein, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Zoe, and I’m from Cambridge, Massachusetts (near Boston). I’m so excited for our upcoming adventure and can’t wait to meet you guys! A little bit about me: I have two younger siblings and a dog, all of whom......Read More

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First Assignment

Molly Gardner, Participant

Hello, My connection to Peru is through the Peruvian rugs my houses.  After I did some research, I learned that the women who started the rug company (Art Andes) in Stillwater, MN (my hometown), partnered with a man in Peru to create rugs that......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C

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Final Departure Details: Andes & Amazon...

The Boulder Admin Team, Dragons Admin

The time has finally arrived – you’re heading off at the end of the week to South 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

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Hola Amigos

Jackson Gould, Participant

Hola amigos, My name is Jackson, and I’m from a small town north of San Francisco called Mill Valley. I graduated high school in the spring of this year and deferred my acceptance at Oberlin College to take a gap year. As for interests, I’m an......Read More

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A little about me

Louis Poirot, Participant

Hey, everyone! My name is Louis and I am from Potomac, Maryland, just outside of D.C. (about 15 minutes away from Ned). I’m 17 and I graduated from St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in June. After my gap year, I will be attending Dickinson......Read More

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Introduction

Ned Flanagan, Participant

Hey guys! My name is Ned and I’m from Bethesda, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C.  I graduated from high school in May, and I will be going to the University of Virginia in the fall of 2018. I played soccer, tennis, and a year of......Read More

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Info about arrival in Bolivia

Raquel Wigginton, Instructor

¡Hola queridos estudiantes! We are so excited to see you in less than one week´s time! So we hope you are getting everything ready! Here is information for you to be sure of what is going to happen after you leave the U.S. At the Miami airport you......Read More

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¡Hola!

Liza, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Liza and I’m from Pleasantville, NY. I’m so stoked for our adventure to Bolivia and Peru! Every day I get more excited as I slowly gather my things and my thoughts. It’s blowing my mind how soon we leave! I......Read More

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Hola compañeros 👋🏽

Franca Beckmann, Participant

Hi everyone ! My name is Franca and I’m from Germany ,from a city called Essen which is in the western part of Germany. I’ve just graduated this spring from high school and thought about doing something else apart from revision and my......Read More

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Introductions!

L@s instructores, Instructor

Hola estudiantes, Thank you to Molly and Wes for their introductions 🙂 We are very happy to be getting to know you and be getting some energy flowing within the group! As you do your introductions, please take care to do it as we have instructed......Read More

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Hello!

Hugh Brown, Participant

People grow up in different surroundings. Whether they live in the concrete jungle in New York City, or as hunter gatherers on the African savannah, people’s outlooks are influenced by these factors. I have grown up 30 minutes from the city of......Read More

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Hola Amigos!

Wes Fagan, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Wes and I’m from Connecticut. I just graduated from high school this past spring and can’t wait for our adventure to start! I’m 18 and have three older sisters. I really enjoy basketball, soccer, hiking,......Read More

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¡Hola!

Molly, Participant

Hello! My name is Molly and I am from Minnesota.  I can’t wait to get to South America, looking over our itinerary and packing up my stuff has made me so excited.  I can’t believe its only a few days away. A little more about me:  I......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C

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Hurricane Irma Travel Update

Dragons Admin Team, Dragons Admin

Dear fall Latin America semester students and families, We wanted to let you know that we have been monitoring Hurricane Irma’s development over the past couple of days and considering its potential impact on the departure from Miami next......Read More