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China: South of the Clouds

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HOMESTAY GIFT IDEAS!

Pei, Instructor

HOMESTAY GIFT IDEAS! Hi everyone! It’s hard to believe that we are only a month away from gathering in Beijing. We are counting down the days! Now is the time to post and tell us a little bit more about yourself- we are itching to get to know you......Read More

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Hi Guys !!

Jordana Levine, Participant

Hi guys, I’m Jordana 🙂 I’m 18 years old from New York City where I live with my parents and a younger sister and brother. My little sister, Aerin, is 12 years old and celebrating her Bat Mitzvah on September 21, so I will be meeting you guys......Read More

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About Me

Sophie Auerbach, Participant

Hi everyone! I’m Sophie. I just graduated high school and decided to take a gap year to explore and gain a better understanding of the world. I’m excited to go to China because of the rich history and because I want to gain more insight on......Read More

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A little bit about me

Isabela Rodriguez, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Isabela but all my friends call me Isa back at home; I’m a Colombian girl who just graduated from school 3 months ago now. I decided to take a gap year before going to college because I saw it as an opportunity to learn new......Read More

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Hello from Pei ~

Pei, Instructor

Nihao 你好! Dear South of the Clouds Family, I’m your cosmic instructor Pei (some friends call me E.T.) 😉 I’m so excited for the upcoming adventure with you and exploring this ancient, charming country together. I was born in Taipei and......Read More

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Introducing Myself

Alex, Participant

Hi everyone, My name is Alex and I am one of the students this upcoming semester. I am a recent high school graduate, and this adventure is the start of my gap year. I am so excited to meet everybody and to travel together in China! I grew up in......Read More

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Hi from China

Tindy Chen, Participant

Hi dear families and students, I’m Tindy Chen, I’m writing from Southern China, Foshan, where Kungfu originated. I just finished Dragon’s Silk Road course, now I’m enjoying some down time with my family. I’ll be there to support the fall......Read More

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Hello from Maddie!

Maddie Melton, Instructor

Hi everyone! My name is Maddie and I can’t wait to share in this Dragons adventure with you this semester in China as one of your instructors! Similar to the moment most of you are living right now as you prepare for this journey, I came to China......Read More

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Hello from Marcus!

Marcus Larsen-Strecker, Participant

Hello everyone, Marcus here!   I will be one of your instructors this upcoming semester, alongside Pei-yuen and Maddie (and Tindy during our time in Kunming!) and I am greatly looking forward to meeting each of you and to embarking on our......Read More

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C, China: South of the Clouds, Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia, Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation, Morocco: Ancient Cities to the Atlas Mountains, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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A note on social media

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2019 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: please......Read More

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C, China: South of the Clouds, Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia, Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation, Morocco: Ancient Cities to the Atlas Mountains, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Welcome to the Yak Board!

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2019 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, you will use the Yak Board to introduce......Read More

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Welcome from the China Program Director

Jody, Dragons Admin

Hello China Fall 2019 Semester Students & Families! Welcome to the Yak Board! Going forward, this will be our main forum for sharing information about preparing for the semester, a place for instructors and students to introduce themselves, a......Read More