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First day of school

Lxs Instructores, Instructor

Today is our first day of spanish classes in one of the most beautiful schools in the world. With birds chirping and flowers all around, it really is a most relaxing environment to learn español. Yesterday,  we crossed Lago Atitlan in a small boat......Read More

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Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group B

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Our experience

Jesus Clara Anna and Emily, Participant

So here we are in the middle of a Guatemalan city trying to do a scavenger hunt, its going…. well. This country so far is great however, i have absolutely no clue how to use a guatemalan keyboard and i am having a lot of trouble writing this,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group B

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Hola de San Lucas Toliman

Alex, Lindsey, Sarah, and Julia, Participant

Hola! Greetings from an internet cafe in San Lucas Toliman. We are currently on a scavenger hunt to help integrate us into the local culture by having to find locations, buy goods, and meet interesting locals. Yesterday, we had the wonderful......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group B

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2 Days In Guatemala!

Maya, Participant

Hi Everyone! Welcome to San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala! We have spent a full two days here in a small town on the border of Lago Atitlan. After flying in our chartered flight to Guatemala city (:D) we rode  a bus to our hostel here. The views are......Read More

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At the lake

Randall, Instructor

No more airports and we’re finally experiencing Guatemala! Yesterday we had our first bus trip, from the capital to the the highlands. With a lovely (and huge) traditional lunch on the way, and a wonderful view of the lake from a lookout, we......Read More

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Group 4B is in Guatemala!

Lxs Instructores, Instructor

Hello parents and friends ! The student group is in Guatemala ! Everyone is safe and happy, we are now on our way to our Orientation site at San Lucas Toliman, Atitlan Lake ! We will keep you post! The Instructor Team – Erick, Lauren and......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

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36+ Hours in the Airport

Group 4B, Participant

We are here in the Ft. Lauderdale Mariott hotel with the latest from our intrepid airport adventures. It’s been a long two days of eating airport junk food. Here’s the series of unfortunate, and sometimes ridiculously lucky, events. Met in the......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

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Guatemala 4 week flight delayed

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear friends and families, The group flight has been delayed due to lightning, and unfortunately the Guatemala students and instructors are still on the runway waiting for the weather to pass.  The new departure time is currently set for 7:15 pm......Read More

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Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group B

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Elisa, Participant

Question re: sleeping bag Hi – I’m a parent and wanted to confirm that no sleeping bags are needed. It’s not on the packing list, but is mentioned in the section on stuff sacks and in the Yak post on packing tips it says sleeping pads (not......Read More

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Dragons 1-Minute Visual-Story Contest

Christina, Dragons Admin

Hello Summer Students! We've just decided to host our first ever "1-Minute Visual Story" Contest in addition to our regular end-of-program Photo Contest. Here's the details......Read More

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Safe Travels!

Lauren cain, Instructor

Hi everyone! Our instructor team just finished an amazing orientation in the mountains of California. We’ve been preparing for our course and we cannot wait to meet you!! Lauren will be meeting you at the airport in Miami at our designated......Read More

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Introduction

Maya, Participant

Hi Everyone, My name is Maya Malavasi, I’m 16 years old and I just finished my sophomore year at Nueva School in California. In school I play on the basketball team, and I will be taking over as the leader of the Kindness Club this coming year.......Read More