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Indonesia: Community, Culture, and Conservation

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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

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Intro!

Sam Stubbs, Participant

Hello everyone! My name is Sam and I live the small seaside community of Manchester on the north shore of Massachusetts. I’ll be turning 19 tomorrow and will attend Bennington college in southern Vermont next fall where I will be in the......Read More

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Student Introduction

Anna M., Participant

Hello friends! My name is Anna and I am 19 years old. I live on a small farm in New Hampshire adjacent to my parent’s candle factory and retail store where I work. On our farm we have millions of bees, about 100 chickens, 8 ducks, 2 guinea hens, 6......Read More

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Student Intro :)

Hayley Newman, Participant

Hey all! My name is Hayley and I’m from San Geronimo, California which is just north of San Francisco. My home is surrounded by lush hills filled with redwoods and is about 45 minutes away from the beach which spawned my love for marine science......Read More

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Intro! :)

Sadie Fischbeck, Participant

Hello! My name is Sadie and I am from a tiny town in central Vermont! I am 18 and about halfway through my gap year. I grew up in Vermont but my parents’ have always been adamant travelers, and they passed down the ‘travel bug’ to me. I know......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, and Conservation

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Homestay Gifts

I-Team, Instructor

Halo, semuanya! Today we’re bringing you some information on gifts for homestay families. It is highly recommended that you bring gifts for your families to show your appreciation and while it can be kind of tricky figuring out what to give......Read More