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WTBD Yaks from Senegal

Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Senegal 2019-20


Photos from Ndioukhane

Jenny, Dragons Admin

Enjoy these photos from the cohort’s time in Ndioukhane, a small village outside of Thies. Ndioukhane is a wonderful, vibrant host community that is hosting the group for a “learning service intensive”....Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Princeton Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia 2019-20


Poetry and Passion in La Paz

Joseph, Liv, Kat, Mia, Participant

An Acrostic L unch of soup and chicken and steripenning our lemonade A sking locals for directions and retracing our steps P urchasing incense and coca and florida water A ltitude lifting our spirits and draining our lungs Z ooming through these......Read More


Lessons from the Tower

Magnus von Ziegesar and Maddie Lausted, Participant

As indicated by our last post, our time in Mouit will likely be remembered by each of us as our time in the tower. It’s where our lessons and lectures were held—diving deep into the many different types of pronouns and verbs of Wolof (no......Read More


Dining in China

Lauren Aung, Participant

Before you start eating dinner with others in China, a few preliminary steps must be taken: all rice bowls should be filled, everyone must be seated, and you should offer the people sitting next to you (and even better, across from you) food before......Read More


Sha Xi

Ben, Participant

A light pitter patter of rain accompanied us as we walked down the stone steps toward Shaxi.  Blankets of trees encased us on either side–the only goal was to not slip and go crashing down the mountain side.  Suddenly, the trees fell away,......Read More


A Day in Delhi

Tejas Gupta and Pia DiCenzo, Participant

Arriving in Indira Gandhi International Airport, we disembarked from our day-long journey into the balmy air of Delhi. The first sight we saw as we stepped out of the airport was a wonderful three letters: KFC. (Fernando immediately wanted to go.)......Read More


Heading North!

Instructor Team, Participant

As our first week of orientation in India comes to a close, we’re readying ourselves to move north into the Himalayan foothills: after several transit days (involving multiple trains and vehicles), we’ll settle into homestays in the......Read More


Our time at Krishna Ranch

Dani & Max, Participant

2 September 2019 – 6:56 am I woke up today with the sounds of nature all around me. Roosters crowing, peacocks hollering, birds chirping. Rain pattering on roofs, thatched and unthatched. We are staying at Krishna Ranch for the week, a farm......Read More



JESUS ARROYO, Participant

Yak of the Week

It’s 7:56 A.M. and breakfast starts at 8:00 A.M. Us guys hardly ever wake up on time, but the sudden knock and good-mornings on our doors are usually enough to get us going. As I rush to get dressed for the day I give a short moment to......Read More