Back to WhereThereBeDragons.com

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

Go to Blog
View

Technology Policy

Dave, Jac and Ana, Instructor

Hola Dragones, We hope you found the last packing yak helpful. Before you throw those laptops and cell phones in your suitcase we want to highlight our tech policy. We know you have already heard about our no cell phone policy during your admissions......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

View

hola hola

Sophie, Participant

howdy crew, my name is Sophie. I’m 17, a rising senior, and I’m from Southwestern Virginia where I have lived my whole life. I’ve traveled a bit with my family but this will be my first time in South America and my first......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

View

Hi Everyone :)

Natacha, Participant

Hello everyone, My name is Natacha I am 16  and I have always dreamt to become a traveler. My ultime goal is to become a journalist. The main reason why is because I have a lot of country written down on my list. I am an half breed as I like to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

View

Our Packing Suggestions

Dave Haffeman, Instructor

    Hola Dragones! What kind of packer are you? Do you wait until the last minute to run around your house throwing anything at arms reach into your suitcase? Do you have everything meticulously laid out, packing and repacking, weeks......Read More

View

Presenting our Tentative Itinerary!

Dave, Jac and Ana, Instructor

  Hola Dragones!   The moment you’ve all been waiting for! Presenting you with the summer 2019 Bolivia itinerary!    Ana, Jac, and I have been pretty excited creating this itinerary, planning lessons, scheduling guest speakers, and......Read More

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes, Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A, Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group B

View

Pre-Course Webinar Recording

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Students & Families, As you prepare for the upcoming departure, don’t forget about your pre-course webinar recording! While many of you joined us for the live discussion and Q&A, we also recorded the conversation and presentation so......Read More

View

¡Vamos a Bolivia! – An Introduction From...

David Haffeman, Instructor

¡Hola Queridos Dragones! I couldn’t believe my eyes! The past few days had been breathtaking, but when we crested the pass at 17,000 ft, I was stunned by what lay before me. In my life, I have never known a year without snow. Sledding, skating,......Read More

View

Hello, students!

Jac Kovarik, Instructor

Allillanchu, students! (¿Cómo están, estudiantes? / “How are you, students!” in Quechua) I am writing to you from my tiny couch in my tiny apartment in lower Manhattan right now, surrounded by books. Though I am originally from Phoenix and......Read More

View

¡Hola Amigos!

Ana Salazar, Instructor

Hello my friends… Me llamo Ana…Vivo en la ciudad de El Alto-Bolivia. El Alto es una ciudad maravillosa, llena de historia y rebeldía. Está a una altura de 4,150 mts sobre el nivel del mar. Aquí habitan indígenas Aymaras en su mayoría. Por......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

View

INFORMATION ON MALARIA RISK IN BOLIVIA

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Hello upcoming Bolivia travelers! As you are all likely beginning to visit travel doctors and make a plan for vaccinations and medication, we wanted to take this opportunity to provide some additional information regarding malaria prophylaxis.......Read More

Morocco: Crossroads of Mountains & Culture, China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A, China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B, China: The Silk Road, Cambodia: Peace-Building & Conservation, Myanmar: Visions of Democracy, Bhutan: Happiness in the Himalayas, Nepal: Traditions of the Himalayas, North India: Roof of the World (4-week), Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (6-week), Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A, Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B, Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes, Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A, Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group B, Madagascar: Island of Diversity, Senegal: In the Shade of the Baobab Tree

View

A note on social media

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Summer 2019 Travelers, It’s great to see your Yak Board come to life! 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:......Read More

Morocco: Crossroads of Mountains & Culture, China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A, China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B, China: Mandarin Language Intensive (6-week), China: The Silk Road, Cambodia: Peace-Building & Conservation, Myanmar: Visions of Democracy, Bhutan: Happiness in the Himalayas, Nepal: Traditions of the Himalayas, North India: Roof of the World (4-week), Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (6-week), Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A, Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B, Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes, Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A, Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group B, Madagascar: Island of Diversity, Senegal: In the Shade of the Baobab Tree

View

Welcome to the Yak Board!

Miriam, Dragons Admin

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