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Indonesia: Community, Culture, and Conservation

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Arrival to Orientation

Rita, Participant

After a six hours train from Jakarta to Semarang (the capital of Central Java), we were driving up to Dieng Plateu in Central Java, located about 2000 mt above sea level where we are going to have our orientation for five days, do some hikes at the......Read More

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Pictures!

Otis Wheeler, Participant

Not sure why the pictures didn’t post the first time but here they are… a day before we leave. First one is on some mountains near where I live and then me with some (very adorable) kids that I babysit....Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, and Conservation

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Student Intro

Otis Wheeler, Participant

Hey everyone, my names Otis and right now I live in Santa Rosa, CA, two-ish hours north of SF. Im originally from Manhattan but have been moving around most of my life, through upstate New York, Boston, Austin, New Orleans and eventually to......Read More

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Student Intro

Babette Kania, Participant

Hey all! I’m Babette. I’m super sorry this is so late. I’m still in denial about the fact that I’m leaving home for 3 months the DAY AFTER TOMORROW, and I’m a MAJOR procrastinator, so it’s just a great combo all around. I’m......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, and Conservation

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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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Hi from Bangkok!

Indonesia i-Team, Instructor

Hi everyone, we hope all is well and you have time to connect with loved ones and relax during your last week before heading off. Currently we (your instructors) are gathered together in Bangkok, Thailand along with the Mekong program instructors.......Read More

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Student Intro

Jackson Babine, Participant

What’s up guys? My name is Jackson and I’m from Exeter, New Hampshire, so yes, I am another New Englander in this group. I’m actually also turning 19 in March, Nicole. I graduated from Exeter High School last spring, and 2 weeks later went......Read More

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Studentr Intro

Nate Dahman, Participant

Hi, My Name is N8. I’m 17 and I live in Breckenridge, Colorado, surrounded by snow covered mountains. I graduated high school a semester early and for the first part I’ve gone to the British Virgin Islands, and snowboarded 5 days a week, and......Read More

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Our Technology Policy

Indonesia i-Team, Instructor

Hey ya’ll! As you pack, you’re probably wondering which of your gadgets and gizmos you can take with you on this adventure. We’ll give you some more details on that here. You’ll also find some notes about ATM cards and power converters.......Read More

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Introduction! :)

Lila Brady, Participant

Hi hi hi! I’m Lila, and I’m currently in Colombia on an incredibly special, happy, and naturally a bit challenging in a good way trip with a close family friend, getting to meet her whole family and learning so much about the lovely place she......Read More

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Hello Future Dragons!

Jenny Battye, Participant

My name is Jenny and I just finished the Indonesia Gap Semester this past Fall. Signing up for this is a bit of a leap of faith. You are about to travel with people you’ve never met before, in a place you’ve probably never been, with a flexible......Read More