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Gratitude

Caroline, Participant

Yak of the Week

We came across this painted sign in Panauti as we completed a day hike from Namobuddha through small villages and rice fields. Gratitude is what I feel during these final days in Nepal. Gratitude for so many things… Mark and I both saying “yes” to this rather spontaneous adventure; Dragons Boulder staff (especially Aaron, Liz and Shannon) who inspired us and moved us from “maybe” to “definitely” in very short order; The Amrit-Claire instructor dream team, who provided us with such an immersive crash course in wide-ranging spiritual, artistic, cultural and develop experiences; An amazing group of fellow travelers. I’ve… Read More

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Rhythms Unaware

Mark, Participant

Yak of the Week

On our last morning in Nepal, in ancient Bhaktapur, our carved wooden oval window looks over a scene of deeply rooted patterns and a rhythm of life that’s as unfamiliar to us as it is automatic to Newari’s here. How profoundly their or......Read More

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A World Perspective

Cheryl, Participant

Yesterday I went downtown to do a little local traveling as if I were on a Dragons trip; part of my re-entry plan!  There’s so much of DC I simply haven’t explored. Under bright blue skies, I ended up at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial,......Read More

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A Wrinkle in Time

Cheryl, Participant

So, I returned last Sunday, along with Darrel, sadly leaving the rest of our group and beautiful Nepal behind.   Ashrams and Artisans was a breathtaking, beautiful, inspiring and challenging trip. Our days were so richly full that I am still......Read More

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Time Is Always Time

Mark, Participant

A week after our Artisans And Ashrams group graduated and our adventures ended, Caroline and I are still in Nepal extending and assimilating what we learned with our fellow Dragons. We are eating dal bhat as well as global foods. I am wearing my......Read More