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On the Plane Home

Maya, Participant

At a certain point, it truly seems like it’s never going to end. Even something so short as a month feels like years, and every day feels like two. It’s the illusion of time that makes you check your journal for what happened this......Read More

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Guatemala group flight has landed in Miami

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear families, The Guatemala A, B and C groups have all landed in Miami and are proceeding to migration and customs.  An instructor is with each group and will help guide students to their connecting flights. Thanks for all your support from afar......Read More

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GUATE 4B at the Airport

Lxs Instructorxs, Instructor

Hello everyone Students group Guate 4B is already at the airport “La Aurora”, Guatemala city, to take their flight to Miami Airport. Instructor Lauren Cain is flying with the students to Miami. Flight info: American Airlines #1182 Departing at......Read More

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Transference Time !

Lxs Instructores, Instructor

Hello Everyone! After 6 communties, 2 spanish schools, 26 dias on course, hundreds of people we meet on our way, thousands of tortillas and a lot learning experiences we arrive in our Transference sites yesterday afternoon. We are currently in San......Read More

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International Group Return 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 Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group B

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Creating Forests

Lxs Instructxrs, Instructor

A lot has happened since my last yak and the internet hasn’t been overly conducive but we are back at Lake Atitlan with (intermittent) wifi and so here’s an update from Guatemala. After a somewhat eye-opening and profound experience in San Juan......Read More

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Panajachel

Lxs Instructxrs, Participant

Today after Spanish classes, we went for a day of shopping, hot springs and pupusas. They’re a Salvadoran delicacy and I’ve never seen so many devoured in a single session. Sorry for the lack of yaks of late. It’s been a full week! Photos and......Read More

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Avocados!

Clara and Lindsey, Participant

ello world! Clara and Lindsey here! It is the first day of our homestay in San Antonio Palopo. We fishished the trek yesterday, and we still have feet! We woke up yesterday at 3:30 am to see the amazing sunrise from the lookout on the side of the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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More Small Things

Maya, Participant

Some more observations from my notebook. Holy cow, families here are HUGE! At a family lunch, almost 100 people came. Apparently the last time, almost 300 people came, all cousins and relatives of one another. And most people are from this town! Oh.......Read More

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Heading out on trek!

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear family and friends, The Guatemala B group departed this morning for their three-day trek from Xela to Lake Atitlán.  Tonight they will stay in the community of Santa Catarina.  Students are excited for the trek, and looking forward to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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Xela

Sarah, Clara, Jesús, Eleanor, Participant

Hello to all! Today officially marks the halfway point for our trip. We are all both excited to have made it this far and sad that it means there are only two weeks left. We are currently in an internet cafe in Quetzaltenango in the middle......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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Walkin around Xela

Julia, Eric, Anna, Lindsey, Participant

After settling into our homestays in Quetzaltenango, we headed to Xela to celebrate the halfway mark of our trip! We spent the morning chilling and walking around the city center, as we took turns meeting with the group leaders to talk about our......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group B

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Scavenger Hunt

Alex, Emily, and Maya, Participant

Hello from Xela, pronounced Shelaa. Things are cool, we ate veggies for the first time in two weeks (sorry parents!). Also the countryside is beautiful. Cool we’re going to destroy everyone else in this scavenger hunt. From team......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group B

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On Languages

Maya, Participant

Most travelers, when they plan a visit to another country, immediately want to determine the language spoken there. I admit that when I thought about going to Guatemala, I figured that if I could communicate more or less in Spanish, I could travel......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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San Juan Cotzal Day 1

Lindsey and Eric, Participant

Hello all! Eric and I are writing this in the internet cafe in the town of San Juan Cotzal. We had just returned from a long day of working in the fields to help the local people prepare to plant crops for the next year. While we worked we had great......Read More