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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week)

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introduction

Owen Jones, Participant

hi everyone, My name is Owen, and I am from Santa Barbara, California. and I am super excited to get to know you guys over the next couple of weeks, I am most excited to hike Machu Picchu and try all of the amazing foods that I have heard so much......Read More

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Hi!!

Anne-Sophie, Participant

Hi, everyone! My name is Anne-Sophie, but you can also call me Anso. My last 4 summers I participated in some treks in Maine, I really got into it! The trekking and the rugged travel are the reasons why I chose the Peru program. My friends would......Read More

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Our Technology Policy

The Instructors team, Instructor

Queridos Dragoncitos, Let’s talk about electronics. This brief note is to remind you that you won’t need any electronics on this course. If you would like to bring something, please follow these guidelines: WHAT? Not permitted: Cell phones,......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week)

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A note on packing

The Instructors, Instructor

Hola queridos estudiantes. We write today to give you some tips to help you pack for our trip.  We know that packing for an adventure like this is daunting, but don’t worry too much.  Just breathe and relax; after all it is just stuff. This Yak......Read More

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Presenting our Tentative itinerary!

the Instructor Team, Instructor

Dear Dragoncitos, Over the past weeks, we have been working together to craft a course itinerary that is dynamic, immersive, and inspiring. This is called the tentative itinerary, because at Dragons, we intentionally keep our itineraries flexible so......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week)

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Pre course assignments (lets begin!)

The Instructors, Instructor

Dear Students, This is a really important Yak to start building our community. Thanks for reading this carefully and working on the assignments that we think will enrich your experience! We have a collection of small assignments for you, that will......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week)

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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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Hola Dragoncit@s

Ana Salazar, Instructor

Hola  Dragoncit@s … I hope you are well and are accumulating energy to enjoy, learn and share during this summer program with us … we will have a wonderful experience! My name is Ana Salazar Torrez, I’m from Bolivia and I live in......Read More

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Dear Peru 4 Week Students

Ben Daley, Instructor

Dear travelers, Like many of you, I have been anticipating this moment for quite a while. Our four weeks together in the Peruvian jungle and highlands will be my first experience with Dragons, an opportunity I have been working toward for the past......Read More

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Hola queridos dragones

Jhasmany Saavedra, Instructor

Hola queridos Dragones. It is a pleasure to welcome you to the Peru, Sacred Mountains, 4 weeks program. My name is Jhasmany Saavedra and I am thrilled to work with you this summer as your Course Director. The Peru Sacred Mountains summer is a course......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week)

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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