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Pharping

Sarah , Participant

Picture of the Week

Last week, on the final leg of our travel period before Patan, we had the amazing opportunity to go to Pharping for a few days. Pictured here is the view from the monastery we stayed at, as well as some photos from our beautiful day hike. One of my favorite moments in Pharping was on the first night, when we did a little scavenger hunt throughout the town to ask locals some questions and to buy a few items. At the very end of our scavenger hunt, we had one question remaining, one that was difficult to ask without knowing… Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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Estamos en Urubamba :)

Annika, Leo, Gabrielle, Participant

Howdy! We are currently writing from an internet cafe in Urubamba, about 1.5 hours from Cusco. We just ate lomo saltado, arroz con pollo, y lentejas con pescado in the local market, and we are now running around doing a scavenger hunt. We have been......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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Hola from Urubamba

Lucas, Reeve, and Madeleine, Participant

Hey guys, This is Lucas, Reeve, and Madeleine reporting live from a random internet cafe in Urubamba. We are half way through our scavenger hunt around town, and we are probably gonna lose based on the fact that we wasted 2 hours trying to find this......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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Scavenger Hunt: Urubamba

Jackson, Lia, Piper, Participant

We are writing from our first internet cafe in Urubamba! We are on a scavenger hunt to explore the city and use our spanish (or pipers lack of spanish) So far we have bought fruit in the market, found the most expensive hotel, taken photos next to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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Scrunchies, TP, and Chicken Carci

Evan, Izzy, Isabelle, Owen (E, I, y I, O), Participant

¡Hola from Urubama!, Evan, Izzy, Owen, and Isabelle here! Today we’ve been to the market, and bought scrunchies for our lovely instructors (who made us buy them gifts). We also bought some emergency TP (usually in the US we call it #2, here......Read More

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16,600 ft of Spirit

Kendall, Participant

For the past 2 weeks of being in S. America I’ve been contemplating the name of this program, Spirt of The Andes. From the get-go in Ollantaytambo it was clear ritual was extremely important. I experienced ritual in Paru Paru with Coca by offering......Read More

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Students have reached safely

Instructors, Instructor

Dear families and Well wishers, Dragons Himalaya C Group has safely landed and joined us at Tribhuwan International Airport. We are now on our way to Dhulikhel, a small hill town east of Kathmandu. We will be spending few days of orientation there,......Read More

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Him B arrives in Nepal!

Instructors, Instructor

Namaste friends and families, The group has arrived in Nepal safe and sound! Instructors have met all of them and now we are moving to our orientation site in Nagarkot where we will be spending the next 5 days. We will be doing group activities,......Read More

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Him A is here

Instructors, Instructor

All the students of Him A have landed and have meet all their instructors. Now on the way for orientation in Bhaktapur. We will keep you updated....Read More

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Arrived in Beijing!

Jody, Dragons Admin

All China semester students and instructors (except for one student who will join the group in a few days) have arrived in Beijing and are now together and headed towards their orientation site along the Great Wall near Gubeikou. Wishing everyone a......Read More