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WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Community in Action

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Guate group as arrived in Miami!

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear families, The Guatemala Community in Action group has arrived in Miami and just finished going through customs and migration.  One of the instructors, Liz, is helping direct students to their connecting gates and checking on departures. Thank......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Group flight has landed in Miami!

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear families, The Bolivia group flight has just landed in Miami and students will proceed to migration and customs.  One of the instructors, Sarah, will stay with the group until everyone has confirmed their connecting flights and identified their......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Thailand

Thailand: The Spirit of Greng Jai

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The Group is en route to LA!

Dragons Administration, Instructor

The group departed Thailand, transferred in Taipei, Taiwan and is now en route to LA. Wishing everyone a smooth journey, we’ll update again when the group has arrived in LA....Read More

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The Group has Landed in JFK

Hilary LeBlanc, Participant

It’s been a long journey flying from Siliguri to Kolkata to Abu Dhabi to New York but we made it! It was sad saying goodbye to our sangha but also bittersweet as we are also excited to see our family and friends. We have all collected our checked......Read More

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Group is en route to Miami!

The Instructors, Instructor

Your instructors spent a lot of time over the last month thanking their lucky stars for such a wonderful group of students. We will truly miss you. Hasta luego! Families, it has been such a gift to guide your children through Guatemala.  We will......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group A, Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group B, Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive - Group C

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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

WTBD Yaks from Peru

Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week)

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Miami update

Ben Daley, Instructor

Hi everyone, Those of us who travelled Miami have made it through migration and are now cruising to our various connecting flights. It has been sad to say goodbye, which speaks to how close this family has become over the past month. Thanks again to......Read More

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Sunrise Swim

Annie, Participant

Picture of the Week

Salamat pagi! This morning we left the program house at 4:30 AM to watch the sunrise out on the ocean. We took a motor boat out to the open sea and watched the sky turn a variety of beautiful pastel colors: lavender, blue and pink. Coupled with the sunrise, we also witnessed a partial lunar eclipse. The moon phase was technically a full moon, but this morning it appeared as if it was a waxing crescent. After the moon disappeared because the sun rose, we all jumped into the ocean with our life vests. It was a memorable way to… Read More

WTBD Yaks from Cambodia

Cambodia: Peace-Building & Conservation

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Changed

Kylie Blitzer, Participant

Yak of the Week

Changed. This is a word that I never thought would describe me after only 4 short weeks in Cambodia. How could one month have such a powerful impact on my life, to the point where I feel that I am different to how I was when I first stepped on the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Cambodia

Cambodia: Peace-Building & Conservation

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Coming out of the cave

Adam Berns, Participant

Dear me in the future, Abstract problems can’t have concrete answers. We focus on poverty, hunger, justice and more, and continually search for definitive answers, but always find other bigger issues within those answers. While we looked at this......Read More

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Airport Arrival

Instructor Team, Participant

The group has arrived at the Phnom Penh airport and checked into their international flights! The past few days have gone by in a flash, saturated with many emotions, stories, and intentions. It is hard to believe a month has just gone by, though it......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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Arrived to the US

instructors, Participant

The N. India 4 group arrived back in the US at Newark Airport at 5 am as planned. All students were either picked up or made it to their domestic flights. Christy and instructor team...Read More

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We are headed home!

The Instructors, Instructor

Hola friends and family! We have said our tearful goodbyes to Guatemala, Juancho and Este and are currently on the plane about to take off. We’ll be shortly in Miami and then in your loving arms!   Hasta pronto!! Los Instructores p.s. yes,......Read More