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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Introduction

Edward A. Meyer, Participant

Hello! I’m Edward Meyer, though I usually go by Ted. I am from Denver, Colorado. I just graduated from high school, and I’m applying to college at the moment, where I hope to study economics and/or political science. When I’m not......Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Quick Intro

Noah Glickman, Participant

Hey guys, my name is Noah and I’m from outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. My hobbies include my dog (end of list). I’m so excited to meet everyone and have a good time!...Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Nina Fock, Participant

Hi! My name is Nina, I’m 20 and I was born and raised in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, but also lived in Zürich, Switzerland for 7 years. I decided to move back to Holland after graduating and just finished my second year at Leiden University......Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Gender and pronouns

Ariel F, Participant

Hi again, Before we head out, I just wanted to let you all know that I am non-binary, and I use “they/them” pronouns. I’m not sure how aware everyone is on these issues, so I’m going to give a brief gender intro here.......Read More

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Your Voice, Your Vote!

Aaron, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2018 Student, If you’re a US citizen, many of you are probably asking if it’s possible to vote in this year’s midterm election cycle, and if so, how to go about doing so while on-course. In some areas of the world in which we work,......Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Introduction

River Thomas, Participant

Hi my name is River, I’m from Santa Cruz California. I am very active and love the outdoors. I’ve postponed going to the University of Denver until next year. Looking forward to this awesome adventure and making new friends!...Read More

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William Kalis, Participant

Hello fellow travelers! My name is William, or Will for short, and I was born and raised in the Berry Islands, Bahamas. My island has a population of less than 1000, and we are the only non-native family who live there full time. I graduated from......Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Intro

Eleanor Fitzgibbons, Participant

Hi! My name is Eleanor and I’m super excited to meet you all in 2 weeks. I am from Bronxville, NY which is right outside of New York City, but I just graduated from a boarding school in Connecticut. I love traveling and can’t wait for our trip......Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Introduction

Alden Forbes, Participant

Hello, my name is Alden Forbes and I just wanted to give a brief introduction. I’m from Portsmouth, NH and I’m taking this year off before I go to college to travel. I love playing guitar, drinking coffee, making collages, singing, and......Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Hello!

Daria Farman-Farmaian, Participant

Hi! My name is Daria and I am super excited to meet all of you soon. I love my family and three labradors, food, reading, activism, sports, languages, and traveling. I have never traveled like this (with just a backpack!) and I am feeling a little......Read More

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Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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introduction

Livia Ribbink, Participant

Hello, I am just introducing myself very briefly: I am Livia Ribbink and I am from Amsterdam (the Netherlands), and I am very excited for our trip! See you in September!    ...Read More

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Q&A: Passport photos

Ariel F, Participant

Q: Does it matter what size of passport photos we bring? A: Hi Ariel, Thanks for your qurestion. The short answer is no. The photo requirements for the Laos and Cambodia visas are very loose. Any size passport photo with any colour background will......Read More