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South America: Andes & Amazon – Group A

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Orienting to Bolivia

The Instructors , Instructor

Hi families and friends! We have been spending the last few days just a few hours outside of La Paz, in our beautiful orientation site. With breathtaking views and gardens and birds surrounding us we have been talking about our time to come in......Read More

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Group A have landed in Bolivia

Lxs Instructorxs, Participant

Hola Todes. Our Dragons have arrived in La Paz! We are getting to know each other in the airport and getting ready to board our bus to Coroico for our Orientation. Everyone is in good spirits and ready to explore the Andes and Amazon. We shall......Read More

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South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A

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Group A is En Route to Lima!

Carin, Dragons Admin

Group A has boarded the plane and will be taking off  shortly on the first leg of their flight down to South America. Safe travels students! Family & Friends, look for another update from the instructor team much later this evening once the......Read More

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Hi Everyone

Luca Cohen, Participant

My name is Luca Cohen, and I am from Houston, Texas. I can’t wait to meet all of you this Sunday! A few things that I enjoy doing are playing soccer and biking with friends. I love cooking and trying new foods, and I can’t wait to try some new......Read More

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hi

Rose Frank, Participant

Hi guys, I’m from Washington, D.C. I grew up skiing and hiking in Virginia, so I’m a big fan of the outdoors. I also play softball, and on weekends I’m a host at a restaurant. In the past few years I’ve started to travel a......Read More

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Casi en Bolivia

Lxs Instructores, Participant

Hola Dragoncites. It’s almost time to get on the plane and so we have a few last minute reminders as well as some articles to help you get a bit of a feel for the region. Bring your student ID as it can be useful for getting discounts. Some......Read More

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South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A

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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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Hello from Bolivia!

The Instructors, Participant

Hi everyone! Here’s a photo of us, walking up the big hill to Sorata up from the lodge where we have been working hard to prepare for your arrival. We are finalizing lots of details, and getting so excited for our adventure to come! We know......Read More

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Hola!

Ezra Chan, Participant

Hola! My name is Ezra and I currently live in Vancouver, Canada. Previously, my life has included living in Northern California, and Shanghai as well. I love to travel and explore new places and cultures, and I can’t wait to start this......Read More

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South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A

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Home stay gifts

Keshet Miller, Participant

Hola Dragones, We have some questions from your friends about homestay gifts during our instructor’s call. Here we give you information on gifts for homestay families. It is highly recommended that you bring gifts for your families to show your......Read More

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South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A

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Accessing Email and ATMS while in South America

The Instructors, Participant

The I-team members are all in Bolivia and in the coming days we will be finalizing plans as we eagerly await your arrival. We wanted to reach out today in this message to make you aware that it is common for students’ emails and other methods of......Read More

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Hey everyone

Nico, Participant

Hi guys! Looking forward to meeting you all in a little bit! I’m from Syracuse, New York and have done a decent amount of travel but haven’t ventured to South America yet. I speak French but very little Spanish, so I’m excited......Read More

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What’s up everyone

Sam Thomson, Participant

Hi everybody, my name is Samuel and I’m from Berkeley, California. I’ve lived here my whole life with my mom and dad, older brother and younger sister. I love exploring this state, and fishing in the Sierra Nevada or Trinity Alps region......Read More

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Hi!!

Lucy, Participant

Hi! I’m Lucy and I’m from Washington, DC. I love DC and being close to so much history has taught me a lot and definitely shaped my career interests, but I’m also excited to leave such a high pressure area and live more presently. I love......Read More

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Introduction

Bryn, Participant

Hi guys, My name is Bryn and I’m from Virginia Beach VA. I’m sorry for the late post. I’m really excited to join this trip with y’all. For a while, I’ve wanted to take a gap year but never knew what to do during it and......Read More