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Group Split: Machu Picchu and Moray/Pisac/Paru...

Instructor Team, Participant

After the Lares Trek the group was feeling tired and not super excited to embark on the intense journey to Machu Picchu. When presented with the option to push on to Machu Picchu the next day or cancel it for a trip to Cusco instead the group......Read More

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Photos from the last three days

Simon, Instructor

With a week behind us, it feels a lifetime we’ve been together on this journey. Orientation allowed us time and space to build the foundation of a group contract, begin sharing individual life maps, align expectations, and ensure everyone is......Read More

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a day in the good life

brooke ross, Participant

Yesterday, Monday the 12th, the group woke up, ate breakfast, and was on their way to continue their baskets. We got further in the weaving process and learned how to make the base and sides of the basket stable. After about two hours creating our......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Senegal

Senegal: In the Shade of the Baobab Tree

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kennice, Participant

Hello from a chromebook in Senegal! The remaining students are having a great time here! Currently we are at a nice hotel, but a frog did land on my toe. Everyone is super excited about the homestays tomorrow in Samba’s village. I cant wait to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Senegal

Senegal: In the Shade of the Baobab Tree

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Reflecting on our perceptions of Senegal

Max Lupoff, Participant

Senegal is a beautiful country with beautiful culture. I came to Senegal with the expectation that it would answer all my questions. I was a typical ‘soul seeker’ expecting a truly profound experience that would shape my opinion on culture and......Read More

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Off Trekking!

Instructors , Instructor

Hello everyone! Yesterday the group had a solid day of activities with Erick and Elly: Spanish classes, trek preparations, and group bonding activities in the afternoon. In one activity, the group shared gratitudes, identified their goals and growth......Read More

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Left the Lares Trek one day early

I-team, Instructor

The Lares Trek near Urubamba can be done in 3 or 4 days, depending on the route you take; we opted for the 4-day route. The first and fourth days are only a few short, easier hours of hiking, but the second and third days are quite long and......Read More

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Our second day of trek in Lares

Hayden and Dahlia, Participant

July 9th Today, to say the least, was intense and frustrating. The hike was extremely challenging, but it was rewarding. We got to see some breathtaking views and participated in a ceremony at a crazy sacred place to Andean Spirituality. After what......Read More

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Hola familia de Dragones

Logan & Mason, Participant

On the morning of the 8th, we started our first day of the Lares Trek. After a quick breakfast at Yami’s, we hopped in the van and began driving. After a quick half hour, we arrived at the trailhead where we met the arrieros (muleteers) at their......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Senegal

Senegal: In the Shade of the Baobab Tree

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Finding the highlights

Vesper Zero, Participant

So far our group has been through so much, with multiple people leaving the trip early and the feelings and emotions that come with that. Although it was definitely a bummer to have so many people leave the group so soon, I feel that ultimately......Read More

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Torotoro and transitioning to Tiquipaya

I team, Participant

Hola, After three days spent trekking through the torotoro park we are happy to announce that we have arrived in Tiquipaya. The trek was tough but the group showed a lot of strength and perserverence throughout. The days of walking with packs......Read More