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Mini x phase

Harry polsky, Participant

As our trip continues and our understanding of the culture and history of Guatemala deepens, us students were presented with a mighty task. As preparation for our upcoming student planned mini trip, ominously titled x phase, we were given our sunday......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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Midcourse

Max Rubin, Participant

As i waked in to the tienda next to program house i found my self asking for 4 Can Cans, a group favorite snack, then continuing a converstaion with the boy who gave me the snack, who looked close to 15, for about 2 minutes. But until i walked out......Read More

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IMAP

Seth Fisher-Olvera, Participant

The Institute for Meso-American Permaculture is situated at the base of a peninsula that stretches out into beautiful Lake Atitilan; but it is more than just a place to swim after a tiring afternoon.  IMAP for short, The Institute for Meso-American......Read More

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Across the lake

Katherine Roundy, Instructor

We have finished our time at IMAP and have made the move to San Juan la Laguna. There will be a student post tomorrow about our experience there. However, as a preview, we answered a few important questions during our time at IMAP. 1. How many bags......Read More

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Day 1 of Trek

Anja Carter, Participant

Another postdated yak that was written while on our trek and separated from WiFi. Written on Saturday in Santa Clara la Laguna…   Hola! Yesterday morning we said our last goodbyes to our homestay families in Pachaj and then rode in the......Read More

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El Hato, Guatemala

Max Rubin, Participant

As we arrived at our private jet terminal the cheerful kids that had started the airport experience walked off the bus dead and drowsy. It had been a long couple of days. However, walking in to the terminal changed our attitudes, as now we truly......Read More

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Chartered flight has arrived in Guatemala!

Julianne, Dragons Admin

After a long delay, the Guatemala four week groups have arrived in Guatemala!!  The chartered flight just landed, and students are currently going through customs.  The commercial flight carrying one instructor and three students will also be......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A

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Dare there be Wagons

Wak of the Yeek, Participant

Boys (Seth), It’s safe to say that the first two days of our trip have been tumultuous and a wild ride. The sound of the runway becomes dissonance  in our ears as the Wendy’s Baconater settles in our stomachs. Our glossy eyes roll back as our......Read More

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Updated International Travel Plan

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear Guatemala 4 week friends and families, We have had a big day here in the Boulder office working to source alternative travel options for the Guatemala groups.  We are greatly disappointed by the setback with the flight cancellation, and......Read More