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


Departure Day Details & Reminders

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Dragons Students & Parents, Your journey is right around the corner and we can’t wait to meet you! Below is a reminder about your day-of travel details. Should you need to reach our staff during students’ travel days (both during AND......Read More


Alexa’s Intro :)

Alexa Wells, Participant

Hey everyone, I just got back home to San Diego, California from a month-long internship in Barcelona, Spain. I’m pumped for my next adventure with you! I am finishing my junior year of high school, preparing for senior year, completing college......Read More



bella b, Participant

hey everybody! my name is bella and just graduated from marin academy in san rafael, california this past week. i am super excited about this trip and especially pumped for our trek and to speak spanish in peru!!:) in my free time, i enjoy running,......Read More



Instructor Team, Instructor

Hola viajerxs! We are so, so excited to begin our adventure with all of you. One of the things we want to offer you is a fully present and meaningful experience. For four weeks, we’re going to unplug to plug in; the world will be our......Read More


Our Tentative Itinerary!

Paola, Ben, and Colleen, Instructor

Note to students: As you read through this description of our tentative itinerary, here are some words we have not translated that we would like you to look up, and learn a bit about as you find them in the itinerary. They are all either places or......Read More

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Pre-Course Webinar Recording

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Students & Families, As you prepare for the upcoming departure, don’t forget about your pre-course webinar recording! While many of you joined us for the live discussion and Q&A, we also recorded the conversation and presentation so......Read More


Saludos from Colleen

Colleen Dougherty, Instructor

Hola equipo! Today I’m writing you all from the cloud forests of Colombia, South America- the country I’ve called home for nearly the past 3 years. In June of 2018, I left the more formal classroom after seven years of teaching high school-......Read More


Instructor Introduction :)

Ben Daley, Instructor

Yak of the Week

Dear Students! Today, I write to you with anticipation from Little Gibson Lake in Northern Wisconsin. I’ve been here seeing friends and family, sharing stories of a recent road trip in the Western US, and reminiscing about memories of these......Read More

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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