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South America: Andes & Amazon – Group C

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Our Tentative Itinerary!!

Brian, Raquel and Itza, Instructor

Dear students, Over the past weeks, we have been working together to craft a course itinerary that is dynamic, immersive, and inspiring. We believe that the people and places we will encounter in the coming weeks will enrich our understanding of the......Read More

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Technology & Traveling

Los instructores, Instructor

Queridos estudiantes, This is a brief note on the policies that we have for the course regarding tecnology use. Please read the following guidelines carefully and let us know if you have any question or concerns. First of all, we want to tell you......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C

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To pack or not to pack: some notes on packing

Los instructores, Participant

Hola queridos estudiantes, I will admit one thing up front (Raquel here speaking for a sec), PACKING is my worst fear and nightmare! Every time I have to pack for an adventure I find myself on the phone with my mom asking for her advice and really......Read More

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¡Hola Dragones!

Itzá, Participant

¡Hola Dragones! I am thrilled to be part of the journey you are about to begin.  My name is Itzá Martinez de Eulate Lanza. Alongside Raquel and Brian, I am going to be your instructor during the upcoming Andes and Amazon Fall Semester. I am an......Read More

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¡Hola queridos dragones!

Raquel Wigginton, Instructor

¡Hola queridos estudiantes! Espero que todos van bien y que sus veranos han sido relajantes y placenteros. As for me, I have been visiting family during these short weeks that I have before our course in Bolivia and Peru commences. I’m......Read More

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Instructor intro – Brian Reilly

Brian Reilly, Instructor

Hi friends, I can hardly believe that I’m already writing you this letter, that another course is about to begin, and that I am about to return to South America after so long away. For the past few weeks, I have been traveling around Central and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C

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Ella Silverstein, Participant

hey guys  !!  i just wanted to introduce myself. my name is ella. i just graduated high school in california and im excited to meet all of you. have any of you done trips like this before? is anyone in northern california possibly? where are you......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C

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Information about Rabies Risk and Inoculation

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear Andes & Amazon Students and Parents: We would like to call your attention to the rabies pre-exposure inoculation. Please reference page 37 of the Andes & Amazon Course Preparation Manual for the following response: Q: Should we get......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C

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A note on social networking

The Boulder Admin Team, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2017 Travelers, It’s great to see your Yak Board come to life! This is a very exciting time of year for all of us, and while we understand that you’re likely anxious to meet your traveling companions, we have a request for you: please......Read More

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Welcome to the Yak Board!

The Boulder Admin Team, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2017 students, Welcome to the Dragons community and your course’s Yak Board! You can think of your course’s Yak Board as a online group journal and virtual bulletin board. Pre-course, your instructors will use the board to......Read More