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Packing!

Instructors, Instructor

Namaste everyone! Are you as excited as we are for our Nepal Himalaya Semester? As our start dates draw closer, you must have lots of questions. Please use the Yak Board for asking questions and getting acquainted with the team – read our......Read More

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Some Packing Recommendations

Instructor Team, Instructor

Queridos amigxs, Can you believe it’s almost time to begin packing for our adventure? We understand this phase can be stressful for you and your family. Breathe and think of only bringing what you absolutely need. Some of the following are just......Read More

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Vamos, pues! First assignment

Jesse, Instructor

Queridos Dragones, We hope your course-prep is going smoothly. In three short weeks, we begin our adventure together in Cochabamba. ¡Qué emoción! In order to be better prepared for the semester, your instructors have put together a few tasks for......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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Additional Packing Notes – important,...

Frank Concha, Instructor

Saludos queridos Dragones! The time has arrived to start thinking about packing and I’m pretty sure an important question came up for you; what should I pack? I am asking myself the same question every time I´m packing, and it is better to do......Read More

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Hi!

Elizabeth Freeland, Participant

Hi, my name is Elizabeth Freeland, but a lot of people call me Liz. I was born in Naples, Florida but raised in Nashville, TN. Last year, I went to the University of Southern California where I studied Computer Science Business Administration. I am......Read More

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Let’s Get Started! 1st Assignment

Lxs Instructorxs, Instructor

Quiredxs Dragones, It is time to get started! We will soon be gathering to spend 3 months exploring, discovering, questioning and sitting in wonder of Pachamama together. Now that we have introduced ourselves we would love to hear from YOU! Below......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, and Conservation

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Pre-Course Assignments

I-Team, Instructor

Hello! We know that you all have been putting a lot of work into packing and preparing for our journey, and we created this assignment in the hopes that it will further prepare us! There are three parts to the assignment: first, to begin to learn......Read More

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Master Packing List

I-Team, Instructor

INDONESIA CLOTHING & EQUIPMENT MASTER PACKING LIST (Please defer to this one in case of discrepancies) — Selamat Datang Dragons! It’s about time to start that first round of packing. This is when it all starts to feel real! It is less......Read More

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Unplug to connect

Jhasmany, Instructor

Dear friends, As an instructor team, we value the close community that develops when traveling in a group. We want to give you an opportunity to fully experience the world through different eyes. When we as humans encounter something unfamiliar,......Read More

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Hello Everyone!

Elli, Participant

My name is Elli Stevenson, I’m 19 and live in the beautiful Mount Washington Valley in Tamworth, New Hampshire. I am on a gap year right now before I head to college in the fall, and what better way to spend it than traveling abroad!......Read More

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Hi i’m Anna Lucía 👋

Anna Lucía, Participant

Hi everyone, I’m Anna Lucía Gutiérrez from Mexico city. I’m super exited that in about 22 days we’ll be arriving in Nepal. I chose to do a gap semester with Dragons because one of my favorite things to do is travel and emerge in new......Read More

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Tentative Itinerary

Instructors, Instructor

Hello and welcome to your tentative itinerary! Over the past few weeks, we’ve begun planning our semester together and we want to share this with you. Please remember that some things might change due to the flexible nature of Dragon’s......Read More

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Student Introduction

Cate Hazel, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Cate Hazel, and I am from Fredericksburg, Virginia. As I started to write this blog post it made it very real that in a few short weeks I will be leaving the comfort of my home and going on an adventure of a lifetime. I am......Read More

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A Tentative Itinerary

Instructor Team, Instructor

Greetings Everyone, Welcome to Himalayan Studies B Spring 2019 In a few weeks you shall be in one of the most blessed and majestic lands that is going to put an indelible mark on your life, consciousness and memories. We the I-team and the admin......Read More