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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

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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

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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

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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

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so far…

Mallory Johnson, Participant

Buenos dias! I hope everything is going well at home. (or in St. Bart’s as the case may be). (The punctuation on these keyboards are a little whacky so bear with me.) I met my homestay family last night, and they are super nice. The parents......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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Dia Siete

Harrison Koffman, Participant

Hola todos, I write this email from an internet cafe in San Juan La laguna which is a small town right beside Lago Atitlan. The town is a beautiful place surrounded by mountains and 3 volcanoes. Last night was my first night with my homestay family,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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hey from the internet cafe

mallory, kiara, esteban, harrison, emmet, y isabel, Participant

Hey! We are currently on a scavenger hunt, writing from an internet cafe in San Juan. We are having lots of fun and eating even more tortillas. Today we woke up in IMAP where we learned about permaculture and did orientation. We took a boat to San......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

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

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A Letter Home

Rachael, Participant

Hola, I am having an amazing time here in Guatemala so far. Even though it has only been a couple of days, I have been able to learn so much and make new friends. I also have been trying lots of new foods, and they are delicious! Overall, I have......Read More