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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A

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We’re Back to Miami

Colleen, Instructor

Hi everyone! Time has flown by, and we have already made it back to Miami!  We’re about to pass through immigration, and then students will be on their way to connecting flights, and you, their loved ones!  Thank you all for following along with......Read More

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Hasta luego Dragones!

Paola, Participant

I just said goodbye to the group, as always goodbyes are not easy but I am left with the feeling of happiness to have shared this month with this wonderful group of people. Colleen, Ben and the 11 students will arrive in Lima in a couple of hours......Read More

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Reflecciones desde el Valle Sagrado

Paola Flores, Instructor

Yak of the Week

Saludos desde Ollantaytambo We are on the last days of our course, we call transference at this couple of days were we are preparing ourselves to go home, we are reflecting on our journey together and off course we are enjoying our last moments as a......Read More

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Mist over Machu Picchu

Sylvie Weiman, Participant

Hola! We just finished up an amazing trek to Machu Picchu! Although we had a couple days of rain, it did not make the trek less enjoyable or the views less incredible. Waking up to the sound on raindrops on a tent is beautiful and frustrating at the......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A

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Gratitude

Ethan, Participant

Hey everyone, Just here to express some gratitude for all of you parents that supported your child and enabled them to embark on this incredible journey that we have been experiencing. We had a talk today about the importance of gratitude, and......Read More

Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A, Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group B

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INTERNATIONAL RETURN GROUP FLIGHT INFORMATION

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, It is hard to believe that almost four weeks have passed since your student embarked on this incredible adventure! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you are anxiously......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A

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Ollantaytambo

Isabelle Dumazet, Participant

Hey guys its Isabelle writing from Ollantaytambo, a beautiful city a couple hours from our next stop, Machu Pichu. Here we are getting ready for our 3 day hike to the Incan ruins, but also enjoying what this city has to offer. This small city used......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A

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Futbol from across the globe

Jax Nowak, Participant

Beginning this trip I recently quit my high schools soccer team and, similarly stepped back from my private club team however being here in Peru I have found my love for the sport rekindled, I could say that it began in ocongate when all fourteen of......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A

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Fun in the Amazon

Ethan, Participant

What a week we had in the Amazon! It was so nice to be in warmer weather; quite a change from the andes! We played lots of soccer, learned about local plants and birds, and explored the surrounding jungle. We stayed at Villa Carmen, a biologicl......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A

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Villa Carmen & the Amazon!!!!

Bella, Participant

Hola!! 🙂 We are currently finishing up our time in the Amazon. For the past three nights, we stayed at a beautiful ecological research center called Villa Carmen. Tomorrow we are heading back to higher elevation before beginning our trek to......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A

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Hola!

Remy, Participant

Hola todos! We just got back from the long awaited trek around Ausengate. It was truly a once in a lifetime experience. We were trekking up to 17000ft (around 5000 meters), and experienced the most beautiful views of ice capped mountains and......Read More

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Peru: Sacred Mountains (4-week) - Group A

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Apu Ausangate

Miller Duchovny, Participant

Hello All! We have just returned from out first major trek on the mountain Ausangate. Hiking around Ausangate and the surrounding mountains has been a truly unforgetable experience as we treked to altitudes higher than I ever dreamed of going and......Read More

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Apu Ausungate Trek

Ethan, Participant

Hi everyone! We just finished our 5 days of trekking near Apu Ausangate.What a time it was! It was incredible to witness and experience the spiritual significance that the Apu´s have in Quechuan culture. The trip began with lots of anxiety......Read More