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Valle Sondondo Photo Dump!

Abigail, Participant

Our most recent trek spent in Valle Sondondo Peru, was full of vicuñas, beautiful sunny days, and so much learning from our guide Miguel.  We went to a vicuña reserve and learned about the most expensive wool in the world. We went to a condor......Read More


Dance Lessons

Anna, Instructor

Our group has had an extremely busy week with guest speakers, yoga class, excursions, and Nepali language lessons. We also had our first dance class, where students learned a modern meets traditional dance, and they will perform it next week for......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B


Privilege of Picky Eating

Liz Freeland, Participant

Coming to Nepal, the food was a big worry of mine. Not wanting to be disrespectful or rude but knowing how I usually don’t like most things, I worried how it would work out. Growing up as a notorious picky eater, I became so quick to say no if......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A


Life in South America

Peter, Participant

My travels have been great so far. I will never forget the people I have met and the friendships I have made. I could fill up pages writing about my experiences in Bolivia and Peru, but I rather go out and create more. Till next time....Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C


Tiquipaya: The Heart of Bolivia

Audrey Washington, Participant

Looking back on my time in Tiquipaya, it is the little, seemingly ordinary moments that I will remember the most. Moments like cleaning and reorganizing the freezer as my host siblings, Jose and Dayana, bicker about who is the best singer. I will......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C


Heading into Nacion Q’eros

Ella, Participant

Note: this post was written on Saturday, April 13th: Hello All! This morning we will be taking a three hour bus from the small town of Ocongate to the start of our Nacion Q’eros trek. During this trek, we’ll be hiking from community to......Read More



I team, Participant

X-pedition phase started yesterday ! This means that the students group will lead  this portion of the trip. The students group have been working hard to create an itinerary that allowed them to explore, learn, challenge themselves and enjoy......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, and Conservation


Group Safe Following Earthquake

Jessica Armstrong, Participant

Hello families and friends of our Spring Indonesia Dragons, The team are safe following a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Friday at 6.40 pm, prompting tsunami warnings that were later lifted......Read More