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Morocco: Crossroads of Mountains & Culture

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Introduction

Courtney, Participant

Hi guys! I’m Courtney, and I can’t wait to learn more about Morocco with you all. I just moved from Wisconsin to Providence, RI and am a rising junior in high school. Dragons appealed to me because of its emphasis on comparative religion and......Read More

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Introduction

Braiden Payne, Participant

Hi 🙂 My name is Braiden and I am from Colorado. I have always enjoyed traveling, and that is what drew me to dragons. None of my parents have ever been to Africa and I want to be the first one in my family to go there. That’s why I was most......Read More

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An Introduction

Melanie, Participant

Hi everyone! I’m Melanie, and I’m so excited to be traveling to Morocco with all of you this summer. I was drawn to Where There Be Dragons because I grew up moving around the world and traveling a lot as a result of that. I chose the Morocco......Read More

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Tentative Itinerary

Morocco I-team, Instructor

What we present here is our rough summer itinerary overview. The specific dates may very by a few days here and there depending on travel needs, but overall this will be the flow of our course.  At Dragons, we intentionally keep our itineraries......Read More

Morocco: Crossroads of Mountains & Culture

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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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Important Packing List Reminders

Foster Hawkins, Instructor

Labas (How are you) Dragons students? Okay, right about now you might be asking yourself, “What am I going to wear to school this week?” The Morocco I-Team, however, hopes you’re about to ask, “What am I going to wear this summer?” The......Read More

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Instructor Introduction: Elke

Elke Schmidt, Instructor

Salaam Alekum, اسلا عليكم Foster, Ismail and I have, in some ways, just begun our team planning for our upcoming course. But behind the scenes at the Dragons’ office, this course has already been in the works since winter. Each step makes......Read More

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Morocco Instructor Introduction

Foster Hawkins, Instructor

Assalamu Alaikum Dragons students: Looking out my office window, I am lucky to have the blue ridge mountains unfold before me. The spectacular view helps me through my work day while at the same time distracting me with an enticing whisper,......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

Ismail Bahallou, Instructor

To our soon-to-be Morocco Dragons students, I would like to take some time to introduce myself and encourage you to introduce yourself on the Yak Board. Along with my fellow co-instructors, I am very excited and filled with curiosity about your......Read More

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR INTRO

Cara, Dragons Admin

Hello Morocco Students, Congratulations on joining an inspiring and diverse community of travelers, educators, students, and cultural ambassadors! Though the summer course is still a little over a month away, we are excited to initiate our......Read More

Morocco: Crossroads of Mountains & Culture

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Welcome to the Yak Board!

The Dragons Admin Team, Dragons Admin

Dear Summer 2018 students, Welcome to the Dragons community and your course’s Yak Board! You can think of your course’s Yak Board as a online group journal and virtual bulletin board. Pre-course, your instructors will use the board to......Read More