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Hi, I’m Genesis

Genesis Kebede, Participant

Hello, my name is Genesis Kebede, I am 17 and live in Longmont (near Boulder), Colorado. I was born and in Tennessee and raised in Austin, Texas. I am on the swim, tennis, and mock trial team at my school. I love to read mystery and fantasy books......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Thailand

Thailand: The Spirit of Greng Jai

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Homestay gifts

Somsanid Inthongsai, Instructor

HOMESTAY FAMILY GIFTS Sawaddee Krap! 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......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Thailand

Thailand: The Spirit of Greng Jai

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Hello and a Couple Questions

Tessa, Participant

Hi! It feels a little weird to be the first student to post, but I guess I will take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Tessa, and I’m from Carpinteria, California. I can’t wait to meet everyone!  I grew up in Southern California......Read More

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Tech policy!

Somsanid Inthongsai, Instructor

ELECTRONICS & CONNECTION 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......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Thailand

Thailand: The Spirit of Greng Jai

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Packing List Reminder

Greg, Ramphai, Somsanid, Instructor

Sawasdee krap! As the days grow longer and the colds of winter depart temporarily, making way for Spring to roll out a flowery carpet across the Northern Hemisphere that will eventually usher in the grand returning of Summer, we all are gearing up......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Thailand

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Tentative Itinerary

Ramphai, Greg, Somsanid, Instructor

Participants on the Summer 2018 Thailand Summer course~ As the days grow hotter (hopefully preparing you for the heat of Thailand) we want to offer you a glimpse into the tentative schedule of our four weeks together and give you a better......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Thailand

Thailand: The Spirit of Greng Jai

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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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Instructor intro

Somsanid Inthongsai, Instructor

Sawaddee krap — palms folded in a lotus shape the official greeting of South East Asian — soon enough we will all travel together this summer in the Land of Smiles Thailand. I’m so thrilled to embark this trip with you all as one of......Read More

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Ready for Mangoes??

Gregory Pettys, Instructor

Sawasdee krap! It takes a lot of courage to travel far from home. In doing so we willingly walk away from our loved ones, our comforts, our favorite foods, and ultimately the very way in which we are conditioned to perceive this miracle of a journey......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Thailand

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Welcome to the 2018 Summer Thailand Yak Board

Aaron, Dragons Admin

Dear Thailand Student and Families, Welcome to our diverse community of travelers, educators, students and cultural ambassadors! Although the summer is still months away, we’re excited to initiate this process with you and to help you ease into......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Thailand

Thailand: The Spirit of Greng Jai

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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