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Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (6-week)

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What is Luxury?

Mikah & Madeline , Participant

On our last morning in Ak’Tenamit, we piled into the lancha (a small boat) with our generous and talented host, Doña Miriam, and said goodbye to the towering cliffs, vibrant forests, and shimmering waters surrounding Cafe Tantin. The next phase......Read More

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Tiempo en Ak’tenamit

Brandon, Participant

Yak of the Week

Hello there, Don´t know where to start, it has been about three days since when we departed from Ak´Tenamit to our midcourse and now we are at Qachuu Aloom at the department of Bajo Verapaz. I´ll do my best to explain my time in Ak´Tenamit. In......Read More

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Thinking about the why

Lindsay, Participant

With each transition that we make from one place to another, our instructors brief us on where we are going, what we will be doing there, and why we support the organizations that we are going to be involved with. As someone who always wants to know......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (6-week)

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Nuevos amiges en Nuevo Horizonte

Madeline, Participant

¡Hola! After a fun day of education/swimming at the lovely Lago Petén Itzá, we’ve settled in to the co op community of Nuevo Horizonte. For the past couple of days, we’ve been learning with this close-knit community of guerillas and hearing......Read More

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3 days in the ruins

Emma and Enae, Participant

Hola a todos, Going back to 5am July 2, we left our comfortable house in Yam Che, Coban for an amazing camping experience through Maya ruins. Our trip was jump started along with our broken down pick up truck and we arived at the first site, Nakum,......Read More

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Wrapping up orientation

Mikah, Participant

Hola! We’re still alive! We are thriving actually. For the last couple days we have been staying in a beautiful house hosted by wonderful, hardworking women. They feed us way too much but we can’t help but try to finish because it is so......Read More

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¡Primeros días!

The I-team, Instructor

Hola amigues y familia, Hello friends and family, The program has officially started, after a long flight + drive yesterday, we arrived in a beautiful family owned Ecolodge located in the middle of the cloud forest in Coban, Alta Verapaz.  We have......Read More

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Introduction

Emma Katz, Participant

Hi!! I’m Emma, and I’m 16 years old  from New York. I love dance and reading as well as photography, violin and travel. Last summer I spent 2 weeks teaching in Belize which was an incredible experience…I’m so excited to go......Read More

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Intro

Ella Shafer, Participant

Hello, my name is Ella, I’m 16 and live in Connecticut. My family has thrown me into traveling since I was young and Spanish was definitely the expected language to learn. I’ve taken 4 years of Spanish classes in school and have travelled to......Read More