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A Virtual Introduction

Hannah Joy Sachs, Instructor

Hello everyone! I hope this note finds you and your families well, wherever you may be at the moment. I write to you from an airplane somewhere over the Pacific, as I return to my current home base of New York to prepare for our journey together......Read More

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Gregory Pettys, Instructor

Greetings fellow travelers! I write to you now from the cozy confines of a less-than-trendy coffee shop adjacent the impressive Arkansas River my wife and I spent the morning rafting down. All my senses are tingling with the aliveness only direct......Read More

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Mingalarbar!

Ngun Siang Kim, Instructor

Hello all, I’m Ngun Siang Kim but people called me “Siang,” “Siang Siang” or “Siangte” depending on how long the person knows me (I can tell you more about the evolution of my nickname when we meet). I was born and raised in Falam,......Read More

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A warm welcome to your yak board

Jessica Armstrong, Dragons Admin

Greetings Fellow Adventurers! Welcome to the 2019 Myanmar Summer Yak Board! In just under two months from now, you will arrive in Yangon and begin a sojourn that will change your life in unforeseen ways. This journey will present challenges and......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

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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

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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