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Instructor Introduction

Suren Thami, Instructor

Hi this is Suren Thami, one of the facilitators for your upcoming Nepal adventure. I am a person of Nepali origin and call Kathmandu my home. I have been working with WTBD (Experiential Education) programs for almost two decades, on and off. For the......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Ashrams & Artisans



Heather Tower, Participant

Hi!  I’m Heather.  I’ve been looking forward to this trip for 12 years;  My daughter took a gap year program to Nepal and I’ve wanted to go ever since.  In just 3 1/2 weeks I’ll finally be there!  By way of introduction,......Read More


An Introduction from Shannon

Shannon Harriman, Instructor

Dear Travel Companions, Namaste. I hope this note finds you all well and enjoying the warm, sprawling days of summer.  I write to you from my home in Boulder, Colorado.  With my kids away at camp for the day and in the hope of getting this note......Read More


Welcome to the Yak Board

Dragons Admin, Dragons Admin

Dear Ashrams and Artisans 2019 Participants, Welcome to the Dragons community and your course’s Yak Board! You can think of your Yak Board as an online group journal and virtual bulletin board. Pre-course, your instructors will use the board to......Read More