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Andes Leadership Semester: Patagonia to Peru

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Un Díá en Urubamba

Ayden, Brett, Dimitri, Participant

Today, we were challenged to discover our new home of Urubamba by way of a scavenger hunt. The instructors split us up into groups of three to get more individual practice speaking in Spanish. We began the day by exploring the local market where we......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Peru

Andes Leadership Semester: Patagonia to Peru

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Urubamba Scavenger Hunt!

Emma, Jamie, & Sean, Participant

Hello from an internet cafe in Urubamba! Today we are doing a scavenger hunt in the city in order to become more acquainted with where we will be living for the next two weeks. We started in La Plaza de Armas and headed to el mercado, where we......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Peru

Andes Leadership Semester: Patagonia to Peru

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Las Aventuras de Los Apus Discotecas

Will, Joey and Anja, Participant

Hola! Hoy hicimos una busqueda en Urubamba para conocer  el lugar mejor. El día trae muchos aventuras: Primer, somos Zoomers (gen Z), entonces no podemos usar un payphone. Fuemos a 3 lugares diferentes  y ningunos funcionaron. Una mujer......Read More

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Goodbye Taylor!

Instructor Team, Instructor

We bid farewell to Taylor today who is travelling home to the Cayman Islands. It was another say goodbye, but we’re hopeful we’ll meet again soon. The rest of us will be on our way to Jakarta tomorrow (Wednesday) then onwards to home on......Read More

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goodbye ines!

Instructor Team, Instructor

This is our last group photo with Ines this morning. It was a hard goodbye, but everyone is getting back to their normal selves after processing the realities that our program will be coming to an end sooner than expected. We are now heading for our......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies

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It’s a Contagion Situation Part 2; It’s a...

Delaney, Participant

Hi everyone! In light of the recent pandemic, I thought I’d write a part 2 to “It’s a Contagion Situation.” This piece is called “It’s a Coronin’ Situonin’ “ It’s a Coronin’ Situonin’ Everybody’s parents be phonin’ But......Read More

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Heading to Mid-course from Patan

Instructors, Participant

Namaste everyone, Our time in Patan has been an amazing learning experience for students. Over the past four weeks, students were able to learn different ISPs and delve into lifestyle of people in Patan. Our students were able to learn diverse arts......Read More

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Greetings from La Paz

Instructor Team, Instructor

Hola Family & Friends! After much travel we have finally arrived to La Paz, Bolivia. Our 12 hour bus ride from Cusco turned into a 20+ hour ride when our bus broke down and we had to wait for a new bus to come from Cusco to pick us up. An......Read More

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Tawa Tawas All The Way!!

Marco and Robert, Participant

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday the Cooking Squad TM (M.E, Maisie, Robert, Isaac, and Marco) travel to Valentina’s house by trufi to cook with our cooking ISP instructor Gabby. It’s so fun to talk on our way there about whatever is......Read More

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Midcourse Shennanigans

Emma and Charlie, Participant

Hello members of the infected world, As of right now, we have the supreme privilege to stay at THE Henry Van Damme household in Sacaba, outside of Cochabamba. A few things we want to touch on are: how beautiful the area around is, how grateful we......Read More

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Q’oa

Maisie, M.E., Anna, Sol, Participant

To round out the beautiful experience of our team’s three week homestay our group hosted a q’oa, a festival for the ISP teachers, the families, and our patient Spanish teachers (shout out to the one and only Vilma). Wonderful cooking......Read More