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South America: Andes & Amazon – Group B

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South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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Pre-course assignment yak

Jac, Ben, y Sandy, Instructor

Hey everyone! Now that you have read about our itinerary and FOI in other Yaks, we would like to present our pre-course assignment. Aren’t you ready to start diving in mentally to Perú and Bolivia? These readings and videos will help you start......Read More

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HELLO DEAR DRAGONS!

Sandy Salazar Pinto , Instructor

Hello! I am very happy to meet you soon and experience with you a beautiful adventure together to enjoy the process of learning. I am Sandy, I was born in one of the Amazonian areas of Bolivia, in the city of Caranavi, in the Los Yungas region......Read More

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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Allillanchu

Jacquelyn Kovarik, Instructor

Allillanchu, students! (¿Cómo están, estudiantes? / “How are you, students!” in Quechua) I am writing to you from Villahermosa, Tabasco right now, a state in Southern Mexico near the border with Guatemala. I am on a road trip through Tabasco......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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Instructor Introduction :)

Ben, Instructor

Dear Students! I write to you with anticipation from Little Gibson Lake in Northern Wisconsin (by the time this is posted, however, I will be in Colombia :). I’ve been here seeing friends and family, sharing stories of a recent road trip in the......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