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

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Amazon homestay!

The Instructors, Instructor

We’ve just arrived to Boca Pariamanu, an Amahuak indigenous community in the jungle.  Yesterday we harvested yucca, sugarcane, cacao and plantains for our dinner.  This morning we’ll immerse ourselves in a long hike to explore the......Read More

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

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Peru So Far

Hayden, Jonah, Cassius, Participant

We are having a great time in Puerto Maldonado, despite the heat. Currently we are deep into a scavenger hunt searching for cheap eggs, ugly dogs, a fruit we have never seen before, 3 famous soccer teams in Peru, a gift for our leaders, and lots of......Read More

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

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Update from Puerto Maldonado!

Barrett Liebermann, Participant

We just arrived to the Anaconda lodge last night after multiple hours in the Lima airport. Upon our arrival, our wonderful hosts prepared a delicious Thai style buffet. We slept in very comfortable cabins, a few of us taking advantage of the......Read More

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

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Scavenger Hunt

Grayson, Sam, Jeanette, Participant

Hola Todos Llegamos a Puerto Maldonado ayer. We are in the city today and we are on a scavenger hunt right now. Today we went to lunch in the Plaza Armas and ate Peruvian food. We got a tour from the owner of Anaconda Lodge around his jungle. There......Read More

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

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Puerto Maldonado Sacavenger Hunt

Caitlin Jago, Participant

This is Caitlin, Dev, and Katherine, We are checking in as a group for our sacavenger hunt around Puerto Maldonado. We just had a really amazing lunch of Arroz Choufa Especial. Dev says that the weather is really “sticky hot”, but he is......Read More

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Arrival to Puerto Maldonado

Julianne, Dragons Admin

The Peru 4B group has arrived safely to their final destination, a beautiful orientation site in the Amazon town of Puerto Maldonado. Students are resting and showering after a couple of long days of travel, and are excited to get to know their......Read More

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Ya llegamos a Lima

Kaela, Instructor

Peru 4B made it through customs in Lima with all of our luggage!! We are a little sleepy and on the search for our first taste of comida Peruana – a  great opportunity to practice using our Spanish in teams. We fly out at 3 pm and will meet......Read More

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¡Listos! Vamos a Peru

Kaela, Instructor

Peru 4B is at the Miami airport getting ready to board! We are celebrating Katherine’s birthday with cupcakes and look forward to getting to know each other like family over the next few weeks. The next time you hear from us we’ll be in Peru.......Read More

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CASH TAYLOR

Cash Taylor, Participant

Hey, my name is Cassius Taylor, but most people call me Cash. I live in Atlanta, Georgia and am more than excited to go on this trip with all of you. I have traveled extensively but this will be my first adventure to South America. Though, I have no......Read More

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Introduction

Katherine Tupac-Yupanqui, Participant

Hi! My name is Katherine, but I prefer to be called Rahv.  When you meet me I will just have recently turned 15. I used to live in New Jersey and Virginia, but I recently moved to Washington, DC. During the school year I go to a boarding school in......Read More

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Introduction

Jeanette Velasquez, Participant

Hello everyone! My name is Jeanette and I live in Seattle, but I’m originally from Queens, New York. I’m going to be a senior in high school next year. I’m an editor in my school newspaper, and enjoy investing my time in ceramics,......Read More

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Introduction

Grayson Albright, Participant

Hey Everyone, My name is Grayson Albright and I live in Austin, Texas. I am going to be a junior in high school next year at St. Andrews Episcopal School. I have one older brother who is going to be a senior in high school at the same school. I also......Read More

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Intro!

Barrett Liebermann, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Barrett Liebermann and I live in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts. My town is so small, it is barely recognizable on the map, but it is beautiful. The vibrant colors of the fall foliage are the most striking, but the warm......Read More

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Jonah Jowell

Jonah, Participant

Hey Everyone My name is Jonah Jowell and I live in Ojai, California. I just finished 9th grade at Oak Grove School and am advancing on to 10th grade. I’ve never actually been to South America so this is going to be a different and exciting......Read More

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Hola!

Hayden McJunkin, Participant

Hello, my name is Hayden McJunkin. I live in Truckee California (near Lake Tahoe), and I will be turning 15 on this trip. Being a rising sophomore at a ski academy, I often have to balance training with school and other activities. I love Nordic......Read More

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Introduction

Sam Gold, Participant

Hi everyone, My name is Sam Gold and I am from New York City. I am going to be a senior next fall at the Fieldston School and I am excited to finally finish high school. I have three younger brothers, the youngest being five years old, and a really......Read More