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Next stop: Los Yungas

I-Team, Instructor

This morning, we packed up our things and boarded a bus with our friends from Teatro Trono. We are going to The Yungas, the tropical area of La Paz. We will be camping for the next 3 days before heading back to La Paz for our final days. Look out......Read More

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From Finca las Piedras to Hacienda Herrera

I-team, Instructor

Queridas familias de dragones, We have spent some beautiful days at Finca las Piedras, a research and education center located one hour north of the city of Puerto Maldonado in the Peruvian Amazon. At La Finca, we have done many interesting......Read More

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The Troneros and Dragons

Alan Condori Flores, Instructor

This week was one of the most memorable for our kiddos here in La Paz and El Alto city. The interaction between Trono Kids and our students was just fantastic. So much has happened with the activities of Teatro 🎭 Trono that brought a lot of......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Guatemala

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4 week)

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Ahead of the curve

Moni, Instructor

12 days ago I was ready to carry out a lot of plans with this program. However, life told me no, no matter how much I had everything planned, there are always factors that I cannot control and I need to adapt … I had to embrace the change,......Read More

Colorado River Basin: Sustainable Relationships with Land and Water in the Western USA

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An obese goat named Fritz

Sophia, Participant

Yak of the Week

Hey guys, its Sophia. These past few weeks have been busy in the best way, so I apologize if this Yak is a little bit all over the place. I’m not sure what other people have been writing about, but I just wanted to share some of my favorite......Read More

Colorado River Basin: Sustainable Relationships with Land and Water in the Western USA

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Farming in Paonia

Emmy, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Emmy Paletz and my favorite part of the trip so far was the time we spent at a small farm in Paonia with a really amazing guy named Jeff Wagner, and a small group of people we called The Fellows. We learned about the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Peru

Peru: Sacred Mountains

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International Return Flight Information

Sarah O'Brien, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, It is hard to believe that almost four weeks have passed since your student embarked on this incredible adventure! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you are anxiously......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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International Return Flight Information

Sarah O'Brien, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, It is hard to believe that almost four weeks have passed since your student embarked on this incredible adventure! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you are anxiously......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Senegal

Senegal: In the Shade of the Baobab Tree

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International Return Flight Information

Sarah O'Brien, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, It is hard to believe that almost four weeks have passed since your student embarked on this incredible adventure! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you are anxiously......Read More

Guatemala: Spanish Language Intensive (4 week), Uncategorized

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International Return Flight Information

Sarah O'Brien, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, It is hard to believe that almost four weeks have passed since your student embarked on this incredible adventure! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you are anxiously......Read More

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Update from the Peruvian Amazon

I-team, Instructor

Hey, familia de Dragones! Everyone is having a great time. Today we had an introductory walk and learned about Brazil nuts, cacao trees, and various curiosities of the Peruvian rainforest. After lunch, the Finca de las Piedras team (research center......Read More

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The Compound Homestay

Sebastian, Participant

For my homestay I stayed at a big compound house with 2 other people, Sarah and V. We each technically had our own separate families, but we all ate meals together and hung out as a big family. The house was so energetic and filled with kids. There......Read More

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Homestays

Mariner, Participant

For the past week, I have been staying with the family of Dona Pilar and Don Felix. They are amazing people. I also stayed with their three kids: Alfredo, Sergio, and Nadid. The two boys are in university studying to be an engineer and a career in......Read More

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Weaving!

Ellie, Participant

For our student research projects, we chose from three different choices (silversmithing, weaving, and dance). I chose weaving which was way different than anything I was expecting. First of all, you have to use your toe, and second, the weaving......Read More

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Homestay Fiesta!

Sage, Participant

We have spent the last week living with our homestay families. Today, my family hosted a party for a big moment in their son’s professional development. As a result, there have been a lot of new people, including lively relatives in various......Read More