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Question about Packs

Cade, Participant

Hello! I was just a bit confused about the packs.  Are our daypacks supposed to fit in our large packs too? When the book says the large pack is supposed to hold all of our gear does that include daypacks? Thank you!...Read More

WTBD Yaks from Myanmar

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Quick question about swimshorts

Hannah Kiely, Participant

On the packing list it says board shorts/swim shorts “should extend above the knee”. Does this mean they can be above the knee or they should cover the knees? Thanks!...Read More

WTBD Yaks from Myanmar

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Q&A: Dragons T-shirt

Oscar Rigo, Participant

Q: Hello. I never received my dragon t-shirt that is asked on the packing list. May you please give it to me at the airport the day we meet? Thank you! -Oscar. A: Hi Oscar, I’m so sorry that you didn’t get your T-shirt! I will try to get......Read More

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Hello!!

Hannah Kiely, Participant

Hello! My name is Hannah and I just finished my first year at the University of Vermont. I’m a Religion major with an interest in Buddhism and Hinduism (at UVM religion is an objective study so its basically a blend of english and......Read More

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Hi!

Lucy Wasserstein, Participant

Hey guys! My name’s Lucy. I’m from Manhattan, and am a rising sophomore at Sweet Briar College in Virginia, planning on double majoring in psych and bio (though I haven’t actually declared yet). I’ve never done anything with......Read More

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Hello!

Alice Rose Lelyveld, Participant

Hi, My name is Alice Rose Lelyveld ( I also go by Alice). I’m 17 and I live in New York City. I am a rising senior at Grace Church High School. I am very interested in environmental science and the approaches we take to fix it. In addition to......Read More

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Hello! (Introduction)

Cade Irwin, Participant

Hello! My name is Cade Irwin and I am a sophomore at George Washington University. I am originally from Northern Virginia, so I have stayed pretty close to home aside from moving into the city for school. (I am the one on the left with the rest of......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Myanmar

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A: Mosquito net information

Hannah, Participant

Regarding mosquito nets— we apologize if the original packing list was confusing. We will mainly stay at guest houses or hotels, where mosquito nets are not needed. However, we will do a home stay (approximately five nights) in structures where......Read More

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Myanmar: Visions of Democracy

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Mosquito Nets

Instructors, Instructor

Hello friends! We have recieved several questions from you regarding mosquito nets. We can easily find mosquito nets for us in Myanmar that are inexpensive. However, if you prefer a good quality one (that could potentially double as a hammock!) we......Read More

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A Brief Introduction!!

Alisa MacDonald, Participant

Hello! I am so very excited to embark on this journey with you all! My name is Alisa (pronounced uh-lee-suh). I am seventeen years old and from Westport, Connecticut. I went on a Dragons’ trip last summer to Morocco and have been itching to go......Read More

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Hello!

Tristan Sinagra, Participant

HI, my name is Tristan Sinagra, I”m 19 and I live in Boston, Mass. at the moment.  Originally I’m from a fishing community called Gloucester, MA. But it seems like my whole family is moving to Europe, my Mom to Portugal, one sister in Italy and......Read More

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Nerdy Greetings from China!

Charles Ji, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Bofan Ji, a rising senior from Beijing No.4 high school. You can call me Charles, and please don’t ask me where that name comes from (I made it up myself). I am so excited about the trip that I have a hard time trying......Read More

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Salutations!

Oscar Rigo, Participant

Hello! My name is Oscar Rigo. I’m from San Francisco California, and I am 17 years old. I’m am going to be a repeat Junior at Northfield Mount Hermon in Massachusetts next school year. I am very excited to join you on this adventure to......Read More

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Hi!

Charlotte Vanden Berghe, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Charlotte and I’m from Belgium (I’ve lived there for the past 18 years). However, I decided to go to college in the US. I just finished my freshman year at the University of Michigan where I study aerospace engineering.......Read More