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Eeshani, Participant

Yak of the Week

This morning I woke up at 5:20 am to walk down to the village center with the rest of our Dragons group. Upon arriving, we sat just outside of a village home, waiting and watching for something to happen. At 7:00 am, we saw as the villagers brought......Read More

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A Langa Farewell

Anna M., Participant

It’s 10:00 am on a beautiful and cloudy morning in the mountain village of Langa. My Mama with my day pack on her shoulder and I carrying my bright blue pack and bag of malkist crakers (from my family’s kiosk for the car ride), join the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, and Conservation

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First Morning In Langa

Nicole Jehl, Participant

Here’s a journal entry from Saturday March 16th, our first morning in Langa: At 5:40am my watch alarm sounded, but my bladder had already been begging me to leave the sanctum of a warm blanket and mosquito net for the better part of the past hour.......Read More

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Maggi

Connor Larson, Participant

Affection comes in many forms Locking me in a pitch black bathroom an hour after meeting me is, without a doubt, the most true form. We were brothers from the beginning. Always seeking knowledge, always sharing knowledge. I will miss our time......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Langa

ariella zulch, Participant

Yak of the Week

Saya akan selalu ingat Langa di hatiku. I will always remember Langa in my heart. Moments. Drawing butterflies with my eleven-year-old sister, Ayu, then squealing with her as she colored them in. Cackling with Mama Lina at dinner, snorting and dying......Read More

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Sedikit Gila

Isabel Dubois, Participant

Yak of the Week

As we wait to board our ferry away from langa, one passage of my journal stands out to me: 10/27: “I have found / re-found a new sense of child in me. I am so much more loving and playful. Today I ran and giggled and skipped and sang under a......Read More

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Village Caper

Jackson, Participant

Village Caper by Jackson Klingelhofer Afternoon sunlight through a faint pink shade, Colors the cement wall, mosquito net and mirror and new paint, Bahasa Langa, shuffling and American pop, Outside my window, the village symphony never stops. When......Read More

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Videos from Langa

Jessica A, Participant

As promised. The group have been busy exploring around Langa – hiking, picking vegetables, understanding the unique culture and spiritual beliefs – they have had a pretty packed schedule to get the most out of their time. Enjoy!...Read More