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Good times with Him B

Him B I team, Participant

It is day 3 of the orientation at Dhulikhel and the students are doing wonderful. Yesterday was Benjamin’s birthday and in the morning we climbed a thousand steps to go to a Kali temple perched on a hilltop where we had a short discussion......Read More

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On the way to Leh

India I-Team, Participant

Namastey families and friends, We write from the Delhi airport, where students are all checked-in and waiting to board out flight to Leh, Ladakh. We couldn’t be more thrilled to transition from the verdant foothills to the high Himalayas of the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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How about that buffalo curd

Nick Brooke (posted by Charis Boke), Participant

I’ve been in Nepal for 48 hours, and it says a lot that the buffalo curd is not one of the three best things on the trip so far. In fact, let me tell you what the three best things are. The people! I have never met a group of more interesting......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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Walk to Siva temple

Laura Berry (posted by Charis Boke), Participant

Today we ventured beyond the gates of Bhaktapur Guesthouse, where we’ve been living the past two days. We made our way up a gravel hill in single-file silence. To our left was forest, to our right sprawled the city. I’ve heard many things about......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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In Bolivia!

olivia lenfestey, Participant

HOLA! After a delicious breakfast and morning excersise with doug (mucho biceps y hulk reverso), we set out into the beautiful town of COROICO! Everyone was in good spirits as we wandered the streets, chowed down on some delicious empenadas, and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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Scavenger hunt on day 3

Lucy Jack Tom and Molly, Participant

Hola from Coroico! We are starting our day today with a scavenger hunt, and after taking a short cut into town, we walked into an internet cafe to complete one of our tasks. We’ve had a relaxing couple days in our hostel el sol y luna, which......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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Nuestros Adventuros en Coroico

Reilly, Briana, Harrison, Bow, Participant

Hola !!!!  We made it to Coroico and are now in the town doing a fun scavenger hunt. We just bought some avocados and are being followed by some dogs. This town is beautiful and unlike anything we´ve ever seen. Sending our love to our families......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C

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In Bolivia!

Liza, Participant

Yak of the Week

Hola! This is Liza speaking, kicking off the yak board from South America! Parents, you can all breathe a sigh of relief. We’re all here, alive, in one piece, and incredibly happy to be here. After flying and hanging out in airports for over 24......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group C

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Sorata

Ned Flanagan, Participant

The brief 45 minute flight from Santa Cruz to La Paz felt as if the plane was using every bit of its horsepower to climb through the thin mountain air. After three plane rides and more than 10 hours of air travel, we finally touched down in La Paz,......Read More