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Cassava Moments

Kate, Participant

Two days ago I saw these white chunks of what I thought was fish, hanging from lines outside my home. I learned it was Cassava. There were probably 60 pieces all hanging to dry. Yesterday I saw the cassava was off the lines. In the afternoon I sat......Read More

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Group back from the Amazon!

Parker, Instructor

This is just a short note to let you know that the group has returned from the Amazon.  We are in the final two days of student expedition, which they have elected to spend in Urubamba, in the Sacred Valley.  We will be hearing from some local......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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A Letter to Mrs. Joseph’s 5th Grade Class

Garland Joseph, Participant

Namaste Mrs. Joseph’x 5th grade class! I am Mrs. Joseph’s daughter, Garland, and I have been living in the beautiful country of Nepal for three months. I thought you all might like to know some information about Nepal, since I myself knew......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Nothing Can Be Taught

Macy Ryan, Participant

As a child, you’re taught to walk and talk. You’re taught to kick a soccer ball around and how to tie your shoes. I was taught by my parents to say, “Please” and “Thank you.” My entire life I’ve been slowly acquiring new skills and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Community

Francesca Verdugo, Participant

When talking about a community, what might first come to mind? Children riding bicycles around a quiet suburb; a school bus stopping along the next road waiting to pick children who nervous  dread their next math test. Or is a community as simple a......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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Return International Group Flight Information

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Spring 2018 Nepal Group A Semester Families, It is hard to believe that 3 months have passed since your student embarked on this incredible adventure! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: South of the Clouds

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Return International Group Flight Information

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Spring 2018 China Semester Families, It is hard to believe that 3 months have passed since your student embarked on this incredible adventure! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you are......Read More

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Tocaña

Izzy Anderson, Participant

We arrived in Tocaña after a hard week of trekking. Tired,smelly and sore we arrived at last to what would become our base of operations; Pulga´s house. A La Paz born anthropologist, he had visited Tocaña some 25 odd years ago and found it so......Read More