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X Phase photo dump!

Carly, Participant

Sorry for the lack of updates recently! X Phase has been super fun and we are all sad about it ending tomorrow. Attached are photos of the Labuan Bajo Harbor in an early morning as we headed out for hiking and snorkeling, the top of Padar island......Read More

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Group update

Jessica, Dragons Admin

Hi everyone! A few of you have been in touch with me wanting a little update about the group. By all reports, everyone is well. The students have taken charge of scheduling their time in Langa (around community availability/needs of course), but for......Read More

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We got your postcard!

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Hi Boulder! We are having quite the adventure in Jogja! It’s hot here! Thanks for all your work to make these programs possible! – Savanna, Chris, and Carly Well, it’s definitely not cold here in Boulder! We hope you’re......Read More

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Culture

Eeshani, Participant

Yak of the Week

This morning I woke up at 5:20 am to walk down to the village center with the rest of our Dragons group. Upon arriving, we sat just outside of a village home, waiting and watching for something to happen. At 7:00 am, we saw as the villagers brought......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Thursday, October 24, Langa

Chris, Participant

Yak of the Week

Last night, we arrived at the town of Langa, nestled deep in the forested hills of the beautiful island of Flores. In honor of our arrival here, and in anticipation of all the new experiences our second homestay is bound to bring, I want to reflect......Read More

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Various snippets of Jogja

Harrison Rice, Participant

A few weekends ago I had the opportunity to immerse myself in some of the animal culture of Jogja; I went to the animal market and the Jogja zoo. The zoo was the less emotionally draining of the two. The coolest part was after watching an animal......Read More

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Photos from Jogya

Jessica Armstrong, Dragons Admin

Hi everyone! Our students are currently at the beach orchestrating their mini Expedition Phase, but before they left the team sent me some group snaps from their time in Jogya so far. From all report, all is going well. The group have just over a......Read More

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Rosh Hashanah in Yogyakarta

Hannah Sachs, Instructor

It’s always difficult celebrating a holiday in a new place, far from the comforts of home, the embraces of loved ones, and the familiarity of routine. So often, thinking, “If I were home right now, I would be…” breeds homesickness. Or being......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Snapshots of Jogja

Carly, Participant

I have been writing short reflections during our time in Jogja. Here are a few to hopefully provide more of a window into our lives here. === Padding through dark, sleepy streets early in the morning. Awake, for once, for the call to prayer at......Read More

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More photos from the weekend!

Instructor Team, Instructor

All the host families are so excited to show their students around Jogja. Here are some more photos the iTeam received this weekend. (If you don’t see your child, fear not: the iTeam has heard from all the host families this weekend and everyone......Read More