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Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A

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Highway to adventure

Azra, Participant

Blistered feet, crumbled backs, dog bights, ekoli, sunburns all around. Every second was worth it. My fellow dragons and I started our adventure out on what I would say a fairly easy treck on the morning of July 12. But that was just the beginning.......Read More

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The TREK

Harrison Koffman, Participant

Hola Yak readers, Imagine waking up in your bed at 6am to a very large marching band right outside, now you are in my life so welcome to Nebaj a rather large town in Guatemala. Instead of going in depth on what I am doing in Nebaj, I would like to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A

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Day 20

Emmet Gibson, Participant

What´s good nerds, I finished trekking from Todos Santos to Nebaj. Met two very interesting men on my walk. Yesterday I ate 3 and a half burritos. I also learned that me and Esteban smell bad enough that it permeates walls Signing off, Princess......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A

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Building bridges, not walls

Azra, Participant

Society has made a habit of building walls. Every organism has built a wall, even if they dont realize it. Rather if its personal walls youve built up to seperate yourself from something out of your confort zone, or  to separate yourself from a......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A

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Building Bridges

Kiara, Participant

So far my experience in Guatemala has opened my eyes to new cultures and beliefs, and has taught me how to interact with people from different parts of the world. In my homestay in San Juan La Laguna, I immediatley felt at home due to the generosity......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A

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Bridges and Connection

Harrison Koffman, Participant

Now that we have reached the mid-point of our trip, i feel many bridges have been built and many connections have been formed. For starters our group connected pretty well since the beginning and we have only gotten closer in my opinion. You would......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A

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Bridges

Esteban vant, Participant

More and more each day i connect myself with this beautiful country. I see myself in these people and I really enjoy everything so far. I really liked my host family and they treated me like i was their own son. This is my first time back to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A

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Connections Through Language

Rachael, Participant

As I was preparing for this trip one of my concerns was being able to communicate with others in Spanish. At first I had viewed this as a barrier. I believed that I wouldn´t be able to understand those around me. Once I was put into these......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A

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Hi Yàll

Emmet Gibson, Participant

Hello from Guatemala, All is well here. Still missing home quite a bit and sending my love and hugs. Last night I went on  a hike with my host brothers Lucas and Alex to El Mirrador which overlooks all of lake Atitlan. I have finally succeeded in......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A

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holaaaaa!!!

kiara bromberg, Participant

hi! i am currently in an internet cafe in San Juan which is one of the four towns around Lake Atitlan. I am having an amazing time with my new Guatemalan family. My host mothers name is Viviana and she has two daughters named Ashlyn (7) and Paola (5......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4-week) - Group A

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sup

esteban vant, Participant

Whats really good. Guatemala so far is beautiful and it is more than i expected. I am in San Juan right now in a tiny ass internet cafe. It is really hot in here jesus. Anyways, people here are cool and the guatemalas are very small and nice, just......Read More