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Study Abroad Bolivia: Language & Cultural Exploration

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First Impressions

Simon Brown, Participant

Hello everyone, the group has finally come together! We all had early morning arrivals into Bolivia so the first day we slept in and took it very easy. We took a fun Gondola ride around the city and ate lunch in a market very close to the city......Read More

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Day 1

Luis, Instructor

Hi everyone, I just wanted to send this photo to let everyone see a picture of the team in this first day. We’ve arrived now to our orientation site outside of La Paz where we will be spending the next couple of days preparing for the rest of......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Study Abroad Bolivia: Language & Cultural Exploration

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Student Arrival

Luis, Instructor

Hello families, I’m happy to announce that all students have arrived safely to La Paz. We’re now all in the hotel and getting some much needed rest before starting things off tomorrow. I’ll be in touch soon with more updates and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Study Abroad Bolivia: Language & Cultural Exploration

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Arrival Yak, Important!

Luis Alvarado, Instructor

Hey everyone, This is a really important Yak! I’m going to outline all the steps you need to know to navigate the airport upon arrival in Bolivia. Please pay close attention, print it out if you need to. It’s not a terribly complicated process,......Read More

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Introduction

Saoirse Lewis, Participant

Hi everyone, My name is Saoirse and I’m from San Francisco, currently going to school in Connecticut. In high school I played tennis and volleyball, but in college my hobbies consist of writing music, reading and going on hikes. I love traveling......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Study Abroad Bolivia: Language & Cultural Exploration

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Technology on Program

Luis Alvarado, Instructor

Hola a todos, I wanted to write you this note to follow up on the technology policy that is outlined in the Participant Agreement. I think it’s important for you all to know why we have the policies and ideas that we ask you to agree to, the......Read More

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Our Itinerary!

Luis Alvarado, Instructor

Hi Everyone, I’m excited to share our summer itinerary here with all of you!! Below you’ll find a week by week breakdown of the course. We’ll of course talk more about the schedule in detail when we meet up in Bolivia. Until then......Read More

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Little intro

Brown, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Simon. I was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. Some of my favorite things to do is play/watch soccer or lacrosse, listen to music, and travel. I’m super relaxed and chill so i’m pretty much up for any experience.......Read More

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Packing Tips

Luis Alvarado, Instructor

Hola Dragones, As you prepare for our upcoming trip here in Bolivia I thought I would send out some recommendations to help you in your packing process. Packing to travel to a place you’ve never been can be a confusing process. I’ll try to lay......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Study Abroad Bolivia: Language & Cultural Exploration

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A note on social networking

Cara, Dragons Admin

Dear Summer 2019 Travelers, This is a very exciting time of year for all of us, and while we understand that you’re likely anxious to meet your traveling companions, we have a request for you: please don’t seek out your fellow travelers on......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Study Abroad Bolivia: Language & Cultural Exploration

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Welcome to the Yak Board

Cara, Dragons Admin

Dear Summer 2019 College Study Abroad students, Welcome to the Dragons community and your program’s Yak Board! You can think of your program’s Yak Board as an online group journal and virtual bulletin board. Pre-program, you will use the Yak......Read More