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China: The Silk Road

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Homestay Gift Ideas!

Gong, Shuier, Noam, and Grace, Instructor

Hi everyone! It’s hard to believe that we are only three weeks away from gathering in Los Angeles. We are counting down the days! Now is the time to post and tell us a little bit more about yourself- we are itching to get to know you better.......Read More

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Instructor Introduction- Gong Jiaju

Gong Jiaju, Instructor

Hello Everyone, This is Gong from Yunnan China. I am your China in-country instructor, and will be with all of you for the whole trip on Silk-road.  I am looking forward to meeting you all and excited to show you some truly beautiful parts of......Read More

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Tentative Itinerary

Instructors, Instructor

As we eagerly await your introductions here on the Yak board, we wanted to present you and your families with a tentative itinerary for your summer in China! Note—this itinerary will change. The intended flexibility allows us to travel with the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: The Silk Road

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Caravan Music!

Noam Backner, Instructor

Hi Silk Road people… Made a modest Silk Road music list for you guys to tune in before we hit the road. We chose some tunes that really get us going during travels, and we hope they offer the best this long winding road has to give. Ak yol!......Read More

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Welcome to the silk road!

Noam Backner, Instructor

Hi All! This is Noam, and first of all let me express my gratitude for joining the Dragons Silk road adventure, and its great team, this year. My fascination with the region goes i guess way back, when I first visited Central Asia more then ten......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: The Silk Road

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A Note on Social Networking

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Summer 2018 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:......Read More

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Instructor Introduction!

Grace Barrett , Instructor

Hello from Boulder, CO! My name is Grace, and I, along with Shuier, Gong, and Noam, will be one of your instructors on the Silk Road program this summer! I am beyond excited to get to know all of you in just over a month. I first heard of Dragons in......Read More

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Greetings from Shuier

Shuier Zhang, Instructor

Hey everyone, Shuier here! Let me begin by saying that words really can’t express how excited I am about our trip this summer. I first came across Dragons in the summer of 2006 when I taught Chinese to a summer group passing through Kunming, my......Read More

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Welcome from China Program Director Jody Segar

Jody, Dragons Admin

Hello China Summer 2018 Students & Families! Welcome to the Yak Board! Going forward, this will be our main forum for sharing information about preparing for the summer, a place for instructors and students to introduce themselves, a place to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: The Silk Road

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Welcome to the Yak Board!

The Dragons Admin Team, Dragons Admin

Dear Summer 2018 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