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Myanmar: Visions of Democracy

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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 Myanmar

Myanmar: Visions of Democracy

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Theik Khar Myanmar (Dignity Myanmar)

Jessica Armstrong (Program Director), Participant

Hello Family and Friends of our Myanmar Dragons! A parent alerted the office to the posting of some fun photos of the group in Myanmar on Facebook. For those interested, please search for “Theik Khar Myanmar (Dignity Myanmar)” on FB and......Read More

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To travel

Cassie Robinson, Participant

To travel is to fall for something new, but my brain is caught on what remains the same. It started in Los Angeles, with a smile that whispered someone else’s name. You see, I picked out pieces of my life and folded them into the hands of......Read More

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Homestay

Micah LeMasters, Instructor

Yak of the Week

This village, Sinle, is built low in a valley where the terraces flatten out and step lazily toward the small rivers that crisscross their way toward the delta. There are hills all around me and I can see the stars for the first time this week. They......Read More

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Inle Lake

Micah LeMasters, Instructor

After our homestay we stopped for a few days along the shores of Inle lake, Myanmar’s biggest body of fresh water. We visited a traditional weaving house where people make woven textiles made from the silk taken from the stems of Lotus flowers,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Myanmar

Myanmar: Visions of Democracy

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Heading to Homestay

Ei Shwe Sin, Participant

Hello from Myanmar Summer family, The group is trekking into homestay village in the morning of 10th and approximately arriving in the late afternoon. We will stay in Singleh village for 4 days. We are trekking out of Sinleh on 15th July. We will......Read More

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Orientation

Micah LeMasters, Instructor

It’s been a busy couple of days in Yangon adjusting to the humidity and time changes and orienting ourselves to this amazing place. It’s great to be here and incredible to be in such good company....Read More

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Team Myanmar has arrived!

Aaron, Dragons Admin

Dear parents and friends, After flights landing in Yangon from all over the globe, we’re pleased to announce that the team is complete and every member has arrived at the guesthouse in Yangon, where they’ll be based for the next three......Read More

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International Arrival in Myanmar!

Aaron, Dragons Admin

The international crew of Myanmar summer students have finally all arrived and greeted Siang, Ei Ehwe Sin and each other in the Yangon airport. They will be joined by the cohort of students traveling with Micah from Hong Kong (via LAX) around......Read More