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Email Problems

Instructors, Instructor

Hola loved ones, We just wanted to let all of you know that today students had an opportunity to go online and check in with you back at home but several of them had problems logging into their emails. Tomorrow morning we are leaving for a four-day......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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An Update for My Fam!

Leila, Participant

Hey guys! A few of us are currently typing these updates in an Internet Cafe in Urubamba, Peru. (This keyboard is kind of confusing, so sorry for any wonky punctuation.) It´s been, like, five-ish days since our bus from the airport pulled up to the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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First Day in Calca

Sabrina, Abby, Henry, Participant

Hola desde Calca! After two days of travel, we finally made it to the hotel with the group.  We are in such a beautiful area of Cusco, and have really been introducing ourselves and acclimating to the altitude. One of the highlights of these first......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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¡Saludos desde Calca!

Sara, Jane, and Leila (Las Reinas Tres), Participant

¡Hola todos! Hace dos días, llegamos a la Casa de Huaran. This is a beautiful compound owned by a friend of Frank, Tanya. (Tanya employs local peoples and grows her own crops and herbs, so we have definitely enjoyed some delicious foods and great......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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Scavenger Hunt

Adam, Daniela, Hamzah, Participant

Hello everyone! The days have flown by. We are currently staying in a remote hostel between two cities. The mornings are beautiful filled with mist and a mystical mountains on both sides. After only 3 days the group has already become very close.......Read More

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¡Llegamos!

Ellyb, Instructor

Hello dear family and friends! We have gathered in lovely sacred valley and begin our time as group! These next few days we will be asking all the questions- Who am I? Who are we? Why are we here? And much much more. Thanks for your support as we go......Read More

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Sorry this is late!

Hamzah, Participant

Hello everyone! I just wanna start off by saying how excited I am to embark on this adventure with all you beautiful people. I’m sure the next 3 months will be full of excitement, challenges and learning. I’ll keep this introduction short......Read More

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See You Soon!

Instructors, Instructor

¡Hola Estudiantes! The three of us have spent the past week in the Bolivian town of Samaipata. We have been working together to plan the next three months of our lives, coming together to craft a Dragons course that combines our passions and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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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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Intro

Sara Khorshidi, Instructor

Hi guys!!  My name’s Sara, I’m 18, and I’m from the Boston area (what’s up, Adam).  I’m pretty psyched and nervous about my lack of nervousness for this trip, which I guess could be seen as a good thing? Anyway, I’m currently taking a......Read More

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Intro

Jane Zeman, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Jane and I’m from Brooklyn. Some of my hobbies include: reading, baking, rollerblading, and pottery. I also love listening to music and exploring NYC with my friends. I decided to take a gap year before starting college......Read More

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Introduction

Daniela Harvey, Participant

Hi- My name is Daniela, I’m 18 and this is my gap year in between High School and College. I live in Maryland about 15 minutes away from DC. Last semester I took a few classes at the local community college and am really excited for this......Read More

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Intro

Lydia Schmelzer, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Lydia, I’m 18 and I’m from NYC. Currently, I am taking a gap year between high school and college. I spent the first bit of my year working on a Democratic congressional campaign, tutoring, going on Central Park......Read More