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Las Ratas Trinchera

Ezra, Danielle, Sam, Bryn, Participant

Our first day in Sucre was spent running around the city center talking to locals and getting aquainted with our new home.  Sucre is a vibrant city with diverse architecture and friendly people willing to help some confused American teenagers.  As......Read More

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First day in Sucre

Rose, Participant

Had a successful first day in Sucre! We arrived via overnight bus from La Paz, after witnessing an energetic Saturday night festival through the city. After resting at the hostel, we split into smaller groups and did a scavenger hunt around Sucre.......Read More

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#1 Scavenger Hunt Group

Maddy, Luca, Henry, Lucy, Participant

Today we did a scavenger hunt to get to know Sucre. We started at Condor Cafe then went to the plaza and talked to some local teenagers, who told us some fun facts about their city, the plaza, and what their interests are. We also went to el mercado......Read More

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Empezando

Lucy, Participant

Hola familia y amigxs! A lot has happened since we arrived in Coroico at 5am on the 16th, so I will just start by telling you about my mornings. I wake up no longer surprised to be greeted by the faces of six of my sleeping friends, who I......Read More

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People over Phones

Danielle, Participant

My head is filled with questions.  I have questions about the plants and animals surrounding me, questions about people and their ideas, and questions about places and their origins.  Here in Coroico I have pondered many ideas; Are the palm like......Read More

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The Adventure Begins

Sierra Goodfriend, Participant

It has been four days since I arrived to Bolivia with fellow travelers, who have quickly become good friends. The amount of comfort that I feel here in Coroico is undoubtedly surprising. On top of saying goodbye to warm showers and coming to terms......Read More

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Sol y Luna

Sofie Lasko, Participant

Luna: Last night I hiked through the paths of our eco-lodge, Sol y Luna, with my group members trailing ahead and behind, only with headlamps to glow the way. The homes were dark and curtains closed with empty silence. The path was just a path. On......Read More

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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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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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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