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South America: Andes & Amazon – Group B

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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

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Intro

Ruby Lamb, Participant

Hi group b! My name is Ruby, I am psyched to get started on this adventure real soon! I am 18 years old and am in a gap year right now before I will be starting at Colorado College this fall. I am from Calais, Vermont but my family and I have been......Read More

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Brief Introduction Yak

Andrew, Participant

Hello Fellow Group B Travelers! My name is Andrew and I am beyond thrilled to be traveling with y’all! Some quick facts about myself. 19 years old Born in Buffalo, NY and Raised in Beijing, China (went to school in Beijing until 7th grade)......Read More

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Intro

Leila El-Dada, Participant

Hi there! I’m so excited to travel with you all. After attending high school in beautiful Sydney, Australia, I’ve just moved back to the little town near Philadelphia that I was born and raised in. And when I say “just,” I......Read More

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Introduction

Adam Marcelo, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Adam Marcelo, I’m 19 years old and I’m from a suburb just outside of Boston. Of course coming from Massachusetts I am a big Patriots fan and last Sunday was a very stressful time and had many ups and downs.......Read More

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Introduction

Henry Raith, Participant

Hello! My name is Henry Raith and I can’t tell you how excited I am to be apart of Group B (the best group of course). I am 19 years old, attend University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and have been working as a manager at a small......Read More