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WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Packing Question Answer

Luis Alvarado, Instructor

Hi Sarah, Thanks for the question! That’s a good one and others were probably wondering the same thing. Generally the cube that comes with your charger, and definitely in the case of iphones, is dual voltage, which means it can be used with......Read More

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Hi my name is Leila!

Leila, Participant

¡Hola a [email protected]! I can’t wait to travel with you all!! Me llamo Leila, I am 16 and a rising senior in high school. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, Nueva York, and am definitely a city kid at heart, though I do love to explore and adventure......Read More

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Discounted and Used Gear

Simon, Dragons Admin

Hi everyone, As the course draws near, we imagine that you’re going over the packing list and planning how to get what you need before you head out on your Dragons course. We know that this can be a daunting task! To help with this and to keep......Read More

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Hello

Logan Boye, Participant

Hi, my name is Logan (he/him), and I’m 17 from Boulder, CO. I live a pretty outdoor lifestyle with skiing, fishing, and skating. I love to travel at any opportunity I get, and I am really stoked about this trip. I have only been backpacking......Read More

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Hi I’m Marley!

Marley, Participant

¡Hola todos! My name is Marley, I’m 17 going into my senior year of high school, and I live in Boulder, Colorado. Growing up in Colorado, I have been surrounded by the outdoors and mountains my entire life. During the past summers and right......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Peru

Peru: Sacred Mountains

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Introduction

Dahlia Michaels, Participant

Hey guys! My name is Dahlia Michaels (she/her), and I am from Morristown, NJ. I am 15 right now; however, my birthday is coming up on the 21. I attend Morristown High school and am currently going into my junior year. I don’t do many......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Peru

Peru: Sacred Mountains

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Greetings

Nora, Participant

Hi everyone! I’m Nora (she/her, 18 years old), and I’m from Chicago.  My mom is from Tehran, Iran, and my dad is an Irish guy from a small town in Wisconsin. That being said, I have always enjoyed having both of these cultures in my......Read More

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Hello!

Sofia, Participant

Hi! I’m Sofia. I’m from New York City but go to boarding school in Connecticut, where I just finished my sophomore year. I’m very excited to explore Guatemala, learn about the country’s indigenous people and history, and......Read More

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Introduction!

Alexa, Participant

Hi! I’m Alexa, and I’m from NYC. I’m sixteen, and I’ll be turning seventeen about a week after we get back from the trip! I’m incredibly excited to participate in this program; it incorporates so many aspects that......Read More

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Our Tentative Itinerary

Instructor Team, Instructor

Greetings fellow travelers! We instructors have been excitedly discussing our upcoming adventure and carefully crafting both our journey through the landscape and our journey within. We are pleased to be able to reveal our tentative itinerary......Read More

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Pre-course Assignments

Zack, Paola and Itzá, Instructor

Hola Estudiantes! In addition to practicing your Spanish, reading up on current events in Latin America, and breaking in your hiking shoes, we have a few assignments we’d like you all to get done before we all meet up in Cusco. Part 1: Please......Read More