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South America: Andes & Amazon – Group A

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South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B, South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C

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PRE-COURSE WEBINAR RECORDING

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Students & Families, As you prepare for the upcoming departure, don’t forget about your pre-course webinar recording! While many of you joined us for the live discussion and Q&A, we also recorded the conversation and presentation so......Read More

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INSTRUCTOR INTRODUCTION

Paola, Instructor

Hola estudiantes y familias! What a thrill to know that there is less than a month left to meet and start sharing this wonderful time together. I am Paola and I will be one of the instructors with Keshet and Randall. You have to know that we are......Read More

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Warm Welcome

Keshet Miller, Instructor

Hello everyone! Welcome to the yak board – a space where we will be posting our questions, reflections, photos, etc. for the next few months. Even though we have not yet met, I am certain that we are all already deeply connected. Your choice to......Read More

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INFORMATION ABOUT MALARIA IN BOLIVIA AND PERU

David Haffeman, Dragons Admin

Dear fall students and families, Hello upcoming Amazon travelers!  As you are all likely beginning to visit travel doctors and make a plan for vaccinations and medication, we wanted to take this opportunity to provide some additional information,......Read More

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Information About Rabies Risk and Inoculation

David Haffeman, Dragons Admin

Dear Andes & Amazon Students and Parents: We would like to call your attention to the rabies pre-exposure inoculation. Please reference your Andes & Amazon Course Preparation Manual for the following information regarding rabies inoculation:......Read More

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Hola Dragones

Randall, Instructor

Hello my fellow Dragons, My name is Randall and I will be one of your instructors throughout the Andes and the Amazon this Fall. I am originally from Australia but I spend most of my life living and working around the world. I am currently in......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