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Santa Cruz to Miami Flight delayed

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear Group B friends and families, The group’s Boliviana de Aviación flight from Santa Cruz to Bolivia was ultimately delayed by an hour and a half.  They departed this morning at 9:31 local time and are currently en route to Miami,......Read More

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Many Thanks

Ben, Participant

Good evening, On our last night before the students make their way home, we wanted to share a few thoughts with all of you who helped make this course possible. First, we are grateful for the support you have provided these students in arriving to......Read More

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On to Transference!

Jac Kovarik, Participant

Hello friends and family! We have had a full last few days in the Amazon. Saturday morning we went on an artisanal fishing trip, looking out mostly for piranas and sardines. We went out in canoes and used long sticks to catch little fish, and then......Read More

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La Tocaña

Owen, Dragons Admin

Wow! So although our group just finished our x-phase trek through the Cordillera Blanca, I would like to share about our groups true last experience in Bolivia. Before evacuating the country, we spent 8 days (from November 5th to the 12th) in the......Read More

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Lima tan linda.

Ben, Participant

Hi everyone, We are happy to let you all know that we are diving into our time in Lima, Peru. Today we took public transport from our hostel to the center of the city to visit museums and eat ceviche. We are currently en route to the beach to watch......Read More

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So we happen to be in Chile…!

Izzy, Leo, Owen, and Sandy, Participant

At about 130 am on Wednesday morning we were awoken by Sandy and Jac with great news; we were Peru-bound! Everyone packed up their rooms and we headed downstairs to drive to the airport. At this point Leo, Owen and I were greeted with a fun......Read More

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Arrival in Lima

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Dear friends and families, We wanted to confirm that instructors Ben and Jacquelyn arrived to Lima safely early this morning with ten students (Jackson,  Piper, Lia, Lucas, Reeve, Madeline, Isabelle W, Gabrielle, Evan, and Annika).  They are......Read More

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All is Well in Tocaña!

Dave Haffeman, Program Director , Dragons Admin

Dear Friends and Family, The group is well and enjoying their time in Tocaña, Bolivia. This is a rural agricultural community and students are learning how to plant and harvest coca, an incredibly significant harvest for Bolivians. They have had......Read More

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South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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Onward!

Dave Haffeman, Participant

Hello friends and family! The group just spent an amazing weekend in La Paz after finishing up their homestay in Tiquipaya. While the group was waiting for the right moment to make the trip, instructors were so impressed by the students’ ability......Read More