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Introduction

Annie, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Annie and I am currently a junior at Bedford High School in Massachusetts. I am celebrating my 18th birthday a few days after we arrive back in the United States. I truly enjoy traveling. Last summer, I had the opportunity to......Read More

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Introduction! :)

Mia Nelson, Participant

Hello everyone! My name is Mia and I am so unbelievably excited to embark on this adventure with you all this summer! A few things about me: I am 15 years old and I’ve lived in Silicon Valley, California for most of my life. I’m the......Read More

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Independent Study Project (ISP)

i-team (Olivia, Becca, Rita), Instructor

What is an Independent Study Project (ISP)? The ISP is a way for you to pursue something you are excited about. The majority of the hands-on ISP work is done in Jogja because that’s where we have the most consistent access to mentors/teachers in......Read More

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Introduction! (:

Chloé McClellan, Participant

Selamat pagi (good afternoon) fellow Dragons! Nama saya (my name is) Chloé! I will be one of your fellow students on this incredible journey we’ll all be experiencing together. I hope that you’re all just as excited and just as busy......Read More

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Introduction!

Julia, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Julia, I’m 16 years old (going into junior year), and from New York City. I go to Fieldston, if any of you know it! Some cool things about me are that I lived in London for 5 years and that I have a twin sister named......Read More

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Indonesia Summer Tentative Itinerary

I-team: Olivia, Rita, & Becca, Instructor

Hello Everyone! It’s June now, summer is in the air, and we’re starting to feel that our adventure together is just around the corner! We wanted to share a tentative itinerary to give you an idea of the fantastic places we’ll be journeying to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community & Conservation

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Electronics & connection

REBECCA GLUCKSTEIN, Instructor

As you pack, you’re probably wondering which of your gadgets and gizmos you can take with you on this adventure. We’ll give you some more details on that here. You’ll also find some notes about ATM cards and power converters. Please do not......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community & Conservation

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Pre-Course Assignments

I-team: Olivia, Rita, and Becca, Instructor

Hello! We know that you all are starting to put a lot of work into packing and preparing for our journey, and we created this assignment in the hopes that it will further prepare us! There are three parts to the assignment: first, to begin to learn......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community & Conservation

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Homestay Family Gifts

REBECCA GLUCKSTEIN, Instructor

Halo, semuanya! Today we’re bringing you some information on gifts for homestay families. It is highly recommended that you bring gifts for your families to show your appreciation and while it can be kind of tricky figuring out what to give......Read More

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Bahasa Indonesia

Instructor Team, Participant

Apa kabar murid-murid Naga! (How are you Dragons’s students!) “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” –Nelson Mandela Bellow are few basic......Read More

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INDONESIA MASTER PACKING LIST!

I-team (instructor team), Participant

Indonesia Clothing & Equipment MASTER PACKING LIST: Defer to this one in case of discrepancies Selamat Datang Dragons, It’s about time to start that first round of packing. This is when it all starts to feel real! It is less stressful when you......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community & Conservation

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INTRODUCING OURSELVES AND USING THE YAK BOARD

I-team (instructor team), Participant

Hi Everyone, Welcome to the Yak board. This will be our number one place to communicate before the course begins. Once we begin our adventure, this is where we will share observations and details about our location and plans so our friends and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community & Conservation

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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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Selamat Datang di Indonesia!

Rita Sri Suwantari, Instructor

Aka kabar? “How are you?” At this moment, my mind has been filled up with many questions about you all…my fellow travelers. Where are you now? What kind of preparation are you already have for Indonesia? Or whether you have been starting to......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

REBECCA GLUCKSTEIN, Instructor

Apa kabar, teman-teman? (Hey, friends, how’s it going?) My name is Becca and I’ll be one of your course instructors with Rita and Olivia. I’m so excited to spend my summer break traveling and learning with you all in Indonesia, a country that......Read More

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Instructor Intro!

Olivia, Instructor

Hello fellow travellers! My name is Olivia, and I will be one of your course instructors this Summer in Indonesia. I’m so excited to meet you all and together explore a country that is close to my heart! I’m going to kick off introductions, and......Read More