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Morocco: Ancient Cities to the Atlas Mountains

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Students have arrived!

Morocco I-team, Participant

Hello all!   Students have arrived safely and we have congregated in the Casablanca airport. We’ll head to Rabat shortly for the night, before getting orientation started in Moulay Idriss Zerhoune tomorrow. More updates to come soon!  ......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Morocco: Ancient Cities to the Atlas Mountains

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The group is at the gate!

Carin, Dragons Admin

The Morocco group has made it to their gate at JFK and will be boarding their flight to Paris soon! Safe travels students! Family & Friends, please look out for a yak post from instructors once the group arrives safely in Casablanca, which will......Read More

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Introduction – Cathy

Cathy, Participant

Hi Everyone! My name is Cathy, I’m currently 18, living in Singapore and am Indonesian American. I just graduated from high school in May, am starting off my gap year this fall in Morocco and will be going to Occidental College next fall.......Read More

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Introduction

Bautista Etchegaray, Participant

My name is Bautista, I’m 18 years old and I live in LA. I’m taking a gap year and going to Santa Clara University next year. In my free time I love to surf. I am excited to discover a new part of the world and learn new things about myself and......Read More

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Introductory of myself

Pablo, Participant

Hi! Im Pablo, Im 18, Im from Boulder the 303, and I am just finishing high school. I have finally made it through senioritis and now it’s time to transition into liferitis. I am taking a gap semester, which was mostly used to save up, invest......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Morocco: Ancient Cities to the Atlas Mountains

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DEPARTURE DAY DETAILS & REMINDERS

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Dragons Students & Parents, Your journey is right around the corner and we can’t wait to meet you! Below is a reminder about your day-of travel details. Should you need to reach our staff during students’ travel days (both during AND......Read More

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Introduction

Gabriel, Participant

Hi, I’m Gabriel, I’m 19 and from Massachusetts. I spent last year studying music in Chicago, but am taking this year off to do what I enjoy most: travelling! For this trip I’m most excited about hiking in the High Atlas, engaging......Read More

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Intro

Lauren, Participant

Hi! My name is Lauren, I’m 18, and I’m from Los Angeles. I’m taking a gap year before going to Harvard in the fall of 2020 where I’m planning to study government or Middle Eastern Studies. For my gap year, I’m incredibly excited to spend......Read More

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Getting Ready to Travel

INSTRUCTOR TEAM, Instructor

Hi friends! We write to you from Bangkok, Thailand; where Dragons instructors meet prior to our courses for a training and in preparation for the months ahead. The three of us have been busy preparing for our course and all of the adventures we will......Read More

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Intro

Michelle, Participant

Hi everybody! A little about myself: I am Michelle. I currently live in Vancouver, Canada, but I was born in New York City, grew up in Beijing, China, and went to an all-girls high school in Dallas, TX. I’m 18 years old and fresh out of high......Read More

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Introduction

Sally, Participant

Hello all! My name is Sally. I grew up in the suburbs of  Minneapolis, Minnesota with my parents and younger sister. Now I go to Haverford College outside of Philadelphia where I study political science. I will graduate in the Spring of 2021 if all......Read More

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Pre-Course Introduction

Emma, Participant

Hi! My name is Emma, I am 18 years old and currently live in northern New Jersey, about 30 minutes east of New York City. This past June I graduated high school, and I’ll be attending Johns Hopkins next year, but I’m taking this whole year off......Read More

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intro

Eliza, Participant

Hello!! My name is Eliza, I’m 19 and from Nashville, TN. I’m a (kinda) sophomore at Loyola Marymount University where I’m studying dance and physics. I learned about Dragons from a family friend who did a gap semester in Nepal and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Morocco

Morocco: Ancient Cities to the Atlas Mountains

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PRECOURSE ASSIGNMENT

Kristen, Instructor

Hello everyone, As educators, we know that this time of the year has the potential to bring up all of the emotions, excitement, and nerves that come with a great deal of change. Often marked by the academic year, we are accustomed to the annual......Read More