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China: The Yangtze River

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The Group is on Their Way Home!

Jody, Dragons Admin

All students are now through security in Xining and ready to board their flight home. Wishing everyone a smooth journey and happy reunions with family and friends! 一路平安...Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: The Yangtze River

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International Return Group Flight Information

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, It is hard to believe that almost four weeks 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 anxiously......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: The Yangtze River

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Transference Content

Zack Siddall, Instructor

Transference is a time for our students to reflect back on this past month and to take what they have learned here and bring it back to their lives back home. Until the morning of the 27th we’ll be in the remote village of Dogarmo then we’ll......Read More

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Transference

Gabby Rachman, Participant

Tech Team Yak Transference   Hello people reading this! Just a short update on what has been going on:   We are currently doing a second homestay in Dogarmo, a small monastery village in Tibet. During these next few days, we will be......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: The Yangtze River

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Sakor Village Homestay

Zack Siddall, Instructor

To me the part of any Dragons course that holds the greatest potential for personal growth and cross cultural learning is the homestay component. This part brings the rawest and most intense emotions in students. Many of those comforts the students......Read More

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A group meeting on the mountain

Tingting Xu, Instructor

On the beautiful mountain range by the village, on a day of sunshine after rain, we held a group meeting. We discussed topics such as role changing for the final week, feedback from students to instructors, and listened to the story of a Tibetan......Read More

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Trek Through Tibet

Page and Rishi, Participant

14,000 feet up, gazing at the rolling hills and jagged rocks, a group of four set out to witness the hidden beauties of China. The day of exploration started in the small town of Langmusi seeing the unique Tibetan monastery. We walked through......Read More

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Fun with local kids

Instructor teamx, Participant

Before leaving for our homestay in Tongren (Rebgong), students played football with local kids. Here are some photos from fun moments we shared with local kids.  ...Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: The Yangtze River

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Dumpling Making in Langmudi Video

Tingting Xu, Instructor

During our stay in a guesthouse in Langmudi, everybody enjoyed the process of making dumplings, and eating the fruits of our own labor! Afterwards, we had the rare opportunity to eat rabbit heads, and this prompted an interesting discussion on......Read More

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Tibetan Homestay outside of Rebgong

Instructor Team, Instructor

This afternoon we’ll head into our 1st of two homestays. We’ll be living with families in a small village just outside the city of Rebgong (Tibetan name or also called Tongren in Chinese). We’ll spend 3 nights here before returning to Rebgong......Read More