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Trek View on Nepal: Himalayan Studies Gap Year Semester with Where There Be Dragons

In Nepal

It’s crazy that it’s only been 4 days. We’ve already begun Nepali lessons and put those lessons to action in the town of Dhulikhel. Many people spoke some English so with their help and our minimal Nepali vocabulary we made communication with many laughs and much gratitude. The food is amazing (healthier than anything I’d eat at home) and it’s really fun and strange to eat with my hands. Also tea time is a very regular daily event where I continuously consume at least 3 cups of highly caffeinated black tea, thus by the end of the day after 9 cups of tea my legs won’t stop moving and I constantly feel like dancing.

The mountains are so beautiful and the climate has raged from 50-60 degrees with days of bright sun and days of cloud. Our houses are not heated and we wash out own clothes by hand. This whole environment is extremely different from anything I’ve ever experienced, yet not once have I felt uncomfortable or unwelcome. I can’t wait for the rest of the adventures to unfold!