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Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Safely in Bogota!

Sarah O'Brien, Dragons Admin

The group landed safely in Bogota very early in the morning and is awaiting their departure to the United States on Avianca 126! You can track the status of their flight here. Best, The Dragons Admin Team...Read More

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Goodbye Bolivia

Los Instructores, Instructor

Dear Families and friends, With tears but at the same time so much love for our 12 students we said goodbye at the International airport in el Alto,  Bolivia. We know that they are in good hands with our chaperone Clea that will take all the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Transference

Aviva, Participant

In three I will be home and processing the lessons I’ve been taught on this trip by all the people I’ve been so fortunate to have lived with this past month, our instructors, my gracious homestay family, the members of Teatro Trono, and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Gratitude yak

Sebastian, Participant

I think my favorite part of the trip was the hike. I’m glad I got to go on such a cool trek with such cool people. I loved how everyone supported each other during the tough parts and at the campsites too. It just really felt like a group effort.......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Gratitude

Sarah, Participant

I am so grateful for the kindness and hospitality that everyone we have met on this trip has shown us. We have been so warmly welcomed everywhere we have been, from the El Alto airport on the first day, to the home stays in Tiquipaya, and to the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Wrapping Up in Bolivia!

Adella, Participant

Yak of the Week

What a stunning trip this has been. Hard to believe we have already made it to the end of the adventure. I came into this trip with the intention of pushing my limits, leaning into uncomfortablility, forming new connections, and improving my......Read More

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Last Yak

Leila, Participant

Almost a month has already flown by!! I’m not too sure what I really expected when I initially signed up for this trip, but I definitely did not anticipate that I would make such great friends and learn as much as I did. Beyond my interactions......Read More

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Final Yak

Ellie Roberts, Participant

I am thankful for so many things on this program, even the bug bites, foot problems, and dry skin. This experience has both introduced me to this beautiful country and it’s amazing, talented, and thoughtful people, as well as parts of myself that......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Grateful for Gratitude

sophie, Participant

Many days have passed since my last yak. Within all those days came a plethora of lessons that I never knew I would cross paths with until I did. In the past year, I have found meaning and happiness in feeling gratitude for everything that I may......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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My killer yak

Marley, Participant

What a trip it’s been! While I loved every person here and every spot we went to, nothing will ever beat our last night in Toro-Toro. Sebastian and I decided to sleep under the stars in the yard of the hostal. Growing up in Colorado, i thought the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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Yak

Isabelle, Participant

Yak of the Week

Pueblo de creadores has made me feel more connected to the earth than I ever have been before. I learned about grief and the strength of healing with a collective people dedicated to bettering themselves, the earth, and those lucky enough to cross......Read More

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Next stop: Los Yungas

I-Team, Instructor

This morning, we packed up our things and boarded a bus with our friends from Teatro Trono. We are going to The Yungas, the tropical area of La Paz. We will be camping for the next 3 days before heading back to La Paz for our final days. Look out......Read More

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The Troneros and Dragons

Alan Condori Flores, Instructor

This week was one of the most memorable for our kiddos here in La Paz and El Alto city. The interaction between Trono Kids and our students was just fantastic. So much has happened with the activities of Teatro 🎭 Trono that brought a lot of......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

Bolivia: Spirit of the Andes

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International Return Flight Information

Sarah O'Brien, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, It is hard to believe that almost four weeks have passed since your student embarked on this incredible adventure! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you are anxiously......Read More