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Mino Bimaaduziwin – Living the Good Life

Simon Hart, Participant

Dear Students and Families, Perhaps you can already feel the sensation of the cold Lake Superior water washing over your sandy feet? The smell of wet earth and ripe fruit carried on a gentle breeze through dense forest, or the sense of awe evoked by......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Hola dragones…

Ana Salazar, Instructor

Hello, dear friends, dragoncitos !!! My name is Ana and I will be one of the instructors on this summer course … I was born in Bolivia and I currently live in the city of El Alto. El Alto is located at 4100 meters above sea level. The city of......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Welcome!

Luis Alvarado, Instructor

Hello Students and Families, My name is Luis Alvarado and it’s my pleasure to introduce myself as one of your instructors for your upcoming program in Bolivia. Although originally born and raised in the Texas and Missouri I have spent the last......Read More

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Bienvenidos !!! from your Local Instructor

Alan Condori Flores, Instructor

Queridos Estudiantes, My name is Alan Condori Flores. I studied tourism, culture, and languages; I speak English, French, Spanish and a native language from Bolivia (Quechua). I have been working for Dragons since 2011 for our summer and semester......Read More

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Welcome to my home!

Moni, Instructor

Dear students!! I am very excited to greet, and welcome you to this new adventure that we will dive into this summer. I am Monica, and together with Teto and Jochen we will be guiding your summer course. We are already planning the itinerary, the......Read More

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Saludos, dragoncitxs!

Jochen Gahrau, Instructor

Hola dearest Dragons, I hope you are all doing well and are as excited as I am for our upcoming journey in Guatemala! I can imagine that the last year and a half wasn’t the easiest for you and that you can’t wait to get out into the......Read More

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INSTRUCTOR INTRODUCTION

Paola, Instructor

Hola a todxs! Cómo están? I’m Paola (she/hers) and I’ll be one of your instructors with Itza and Zack. I was born in Potosi, a city that is 13,340 ft above sea level but I grew up in Sucre, the capital of Bolivia. I started to write......Read More

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Welcome to Guatemaya!

Hector 'Teto' Morales, Instructor

Hola Guatemalan Dragons! My name is Hector Morales, A.K.A. “Teto” I am very excited to meet you all. Together, we will share and enjoy experiences and adventures, but most importantly, we will learn from each other. Our adventure is just around......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

Itzá, Instructor

Hola queridos viajeros, Hello dear travelers, My name is Itzá and I go by she/her pronouns. I’m very happy to be one of the three instructors who will accompany you during this summer in Peru. To be honest, I’m excited that we have the......Read More

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VACCINATION INFORMATION FOR THE PERU PROGRAM

Julianne, Dragons Admin

Hello upcoming Peru travelers! As you are all likely beginning to visit travel doctors and make a plan for vaccinations and medication, we wanted to take this opportunity to provide some additional information regarding malaria risk, rabies......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

Zack, Participant

Hola Dragoncitos! My name is Zack Siddall (he/him) and I have the distinct pleasure of being one of your instructors this summer in Peru. Far from Peru, way back in 2012 while serving in the US Peace Corps in Rwanda a friend of mine told me about......Read More