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WTBD yaks from Mekong

Mekong: The Tibetan Plateau to the Heart of Southeast Asia

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Group on the way to Thaket

Jessica Armstrong, Dragons Admin

Hi everyone, Just letting you know that the group are currently on route to their second homestay on the island of Baan Dohn Don which is situated near the town of Thaket in Laos. The group are on a 8+ hour bus from Vientiane now. They will arrive......Read More

Uncategorized, Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Group Safe after recent earthquakes in Indonesia

Jessica A, Dragons Admin

Hello families and friends  of our Indonesia students, I’d just like to repeat that the group is safe in Yogyakarta following two more earthquakes over 5.5 magnitude that struck on the east side of Java and in West Papua. They have one more......Read More

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Group on the move

Jessica Armstrong, Dragons Admin

Hi everyone, I just wanted to let you know that the group bid farewell to China and are now safe in Laos. They are currently in Nam Ha National Park completing an overnight jungle trek where they’ll make their own shelter out of banana leaves......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Traditions of the Himalayas

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Intro to the Himalayas

Hunter King, Dragons Admin

I realize now that the following likely doesn’t portray our journey in any helpful way specifically, but the scenery of the Himalayas has impacted me a lot in these first few days, so I feel like I should at least try to convey their beauty. The......Read More

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Namaste!

Instructors, Instructor

Namaste family and fiends of our North India Dragons! After a hot, fun day in Delhi where we enjoyed ice cream for Joelle’s birthday, the group (except for Nishal who we sorely missed) took a sleeper train north into the foothills of the......Read More

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And now we begin…

Instructors, Instructor

We wrapped up our orientation last night with a group ceremony, setting goals and expectations for ourselves individually and as a group of how we hope to interact with the experiences ahead of us in Nepal. We left our orientation site and passed......Read More

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First day in Bhutan

Instructors, Dragons Admin

After settling into Bhutan a bit yesterday evening, and after everyone’s first taste of butter tea with breakfast (!), we spent the morning visiting nearby Kyichu Lhakhang monastery, which was the home of the highly revered Tibetan Buddhist......Read More

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Welcome to Bhutan!

Jessica Armstrong, Instructor

Family and friends! This is just a short note to announce that the student group is now officially in Bhutan. More Yaks and pics to come, but everyone is safe and sound. This is a funny shot of the team in their almost empty plane.    ...Read More