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Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Participant

Abbie Vetrone, Participant

Hola amigos, My name is Abbie and I am from Scarsdale, New York. I can’t wait to meet you all on this trip! I love traveling and am incredibly excited to visit Bolivia. So much of the food in Bolivia sounds delicious, however I am especially......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Food and Dance

Julia, Participant

Hi, I’m Julia and I’m excited for our trip! I found a dish called buñuelos which are similar to donuts, and can be sweet or savory.  I also found a type of afro-Bolivian music called ‘saya’.......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Departure Day Details & Reminders!

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Dragons Students & Parents, Your journey is right around the corner and we can’t wait to meet you! Below is a reminder about your day-of travel details. Should you need to reach our staff during students’ travel days (both during AND......Read More

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Humintas al Horno & Munasquechay

Lia Silberberg, Participant

Hi, I’m Lia. I live in Jackson, Wyoming.  I thought I would tell y’all about myself.  I love playing hockey, running, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and going on road trips. My older brother did a 3 month Dragon’s program in......Read More

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Saltenas & Diablada

Ivan Garcia, Participant

Hi all, My name is Ivan and I am very much looking forward to our time together in Bolivia! Here is my pick of a common dish and song found in Bolivia. Saltenas are a common dish throughout the country, and are essentially baked empanadas. Inside,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Pre-Course Task

The Instructors, Instructor

Hey everyone, As our time in Bolivia draws closer we’d like to start warming up and preparing ourselves for what lies ahead. Two big parts of every culture are food and music, they’re generally fundamental to people across the world and Bolivia......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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A Note on Technology

The Instructors, Instructor

Hi Everyone, It’s rare in today’s society that we get a chance to step away from the devices that we use to communicate and organize our lives. At Dragons we believe that taking the space from some of the technology we’re used to while on......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Packing Tips

Luis Alvarado, Instructor

Hello Everyone, We imagine that you’re in the process of purchasing gear, packing and in general preparing yourself for your course here in Bolivia. We wanted to give you a few tips on packing and what you can expect here in country. Please refer......Read More

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Bolivia!

Luke J ECCLES, Participant

Hola, todos. I am excited to participate on this long, vast journey through Bolivia, however, I am a little nervous too. This is the first time I have ever left the country by myself, without family, so… it is going to be a new experience......Read More

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HappyTrekking!

Banks Scothorn, Participant

The Scothorn’s hope all of you are having an amazing time together in beautiful Bolivia. Please send an update about your trek (and pictures too!). Even Fergus sends his love to all of you!...Read More

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Our Tentative Itinerary!

The Instructors, Instructor

Sumaj P’unchay Bolviaman Yachakujkuna! We hope that your preparations for the Summer are going well and that the excitement is building around our upcoming experience in Bolivia. As a team we’re really looking forward to meeting you and......Read More

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¡Bienvendios, estudiantes y viajeros!

Sarah Vázquez, Instructor

Queridos estudiantes y viajeros, Welcome to the Dragons family! Together, we are about to embark on a transformative, powerful and beautiful journey through Bolivia. I am so thrilled to welcome you to our traveling family and to be one of your......Read More

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Hey dear Students!

Sandy Salazar Pinto, Instructor

Hey dear Students! I am very happy to meet you soon and experience with you a beautiful adventure together to enjoy the process of learning. I am Sandy, I was born in one of the Amazonian regions of Bolivia, in the village named Caranavi, in the......Read More

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Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Welcome from Luis

Luis Alvarado, Instructor

Hello students and parents, My name is Luis Alvarado and I’ll be one of your instructors on your program in Bolivia. I can’t tell you how excited I am to get to share this experience with you. I’m writing to you today from my living room here......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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INFORMATION ON MALARIA IN BOLIVIA

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Hello upcoming Bolivia travelers! As you are all likely beginning to visit travel doctors and make a plan for vaccinations and medication, we wanted to take this opportunity to provide some additional information regarding malaria prophylaxis.......Read More