Back to WhereThereBeDragons.com
Photo by Celia Mitchell, Indonesia Semester.
Go to Blog
WTBD yaks from Mekong

Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

View

Homestay Dance Party Video!

Jessica Armstrong, Dragons Admin

This video was filmed last night (26 Feb) at the final party on the island of Koh K’Sach Tonlea. It really made me smile today. The students all had a great time with their host families and were able to express their gratitude for their time......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, and Conservation

View

Full Life

Lila, Participant

Yak of the Week

I have been thinking a lot today about living a full life. I wonder if what I’m doing is making my life more full of life. I love quotes and words from aged travelers of the feeling of being alive in the middle of energetic, chaotic bazaars, and......Read More

WTBD yaks from Mekong

Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

View

February 21, 2019

Joelle Reisner, Participant

“Sue Seday” that means hello in Khmer. We are currently half way through our Cambodian homestay. I am feeling like I am immersing myself in the culture. I feel positive, relaxed and calm. I am living with a grandmother named Sim. My host......Read More

WTBD yaks from Mekong

Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

View

My Beautiful Nose

Maia Zelkha, Participant

When conversing with my host sister, Sim Sim, over dinner last night, she cheerfully mentioned that everyone is talking about my nose. Normally, this would shock me. How rude of someone to point out a feature I can’t change, as if I would even......Read More

WTBD yaks from Mekong

Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

View

This Morning

Isa Warlick, Participant

Yak of the Week

This morning, our first morning in Koh K’Sach Tonlea, I’m slowly awakened by music I’ve never heard before. A distant neighbor has decided to start wedding festivities early, 5:30 am early. As I look around our single room home,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, and Conservation

View

Thoughts from Jogja

Babette Kania, Participant

I’m writing this from an internet cafe in Jogja, the first internet cafe that I’ve ever had the pleasure (?) of using. The first computer assigned to me wasn’t working, so I bashfully crept to the counter. “Could I get some......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

View

News From Sampela

Kyle, Participant

We arrive in Sampela after spending a few nights in western-style hotels, travel weary and excited to meet our final homestay families. Sampela is initially a very alien place; rickety wooden boardwalks wind through stilted houses, and the ocean......Read More

View

Ibu Arnie

Jackson Klingelhofer, Participant

Our time could not be bought with my Ibu. I miss you Ibu. To whom it may consume, soon I will skip school, I will move to see you, our time will bloom. There will be no red rule, we can get matching tattoo, We can eat sate every night, You and I......Read More