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India: Himalayas to the Ganges River

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Hello

Matthew Solomon, Participant

Hey my name is Matthew Solomon and I grew up in New York City. I graduated from high school recently and decided to take a gap year. I love getting to know people and look forward to sharing this experience with all of you. My birthday is actually......Read More

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Hello

Cecilia, Participant

Hello! My name is Cecilia and I live in Ithaca, NY. After my gap year, I’ll attend Cambridge University to study Classics. I have loved reading all of your introductions so far because it seems like I share many interests with you. Callie, I also......Read More

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Hello!

Sophie Sperduto, Participant

Hi everybody. My name is Sophie and I’m super excited to be traveling to India. I’m 18 years old and live in Washington DC. I’ve decided to take a gap year and then attend Catholic University in the fall of 2018. I’m taking a......Read More

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yo yo yo :)

Rachel, Participant

Hey! My name is Rachel and I’m from NYC. I am very excited to be in India. Thinking about it is giving me butterflies. I won’t be on the group flight but I will meet you all in Delhi at the airport so don’t forget about me 🙂 I......Read More

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India Fall Semester Tentative Itinerary

Uttara, Jacky, Saurabh, Bantu, & Christy, Participant

Dear Dragons India fall semester students, family, and friends, Our big adventure is nearly upon us and we hope you all are getting excited for our time together in India!! As we are in the final stages of preparation for the trip to India, we......Read More

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Introduction Assignment

Instructor Team, Participant

While we hesitate to use the term, “assignment” – we are going to use it anyway in the interest of re-conditioning your understanding of the term. On this program, we’ll ask you to actively engage with your experience in a......Read More

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Hello

Daniela, Participant

Hello! My name is Daniela, I’m 19 and I’m from Mexico. I graduated from high school and decided to take a gap year before I study Design in Mexico city. I’ve always felt attracted to India, their culture, colors, and spices. This......Read More

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Introduction

Sarah Adeline, Participant

Hey everyone!! My name is Sarah (most people call me Adeline, which is my middle name!), I’m from Mount Desert Island, Maine, and I’m 18 years old. I come from a big blended family— in total, we tally 9 people. I have deferred for one year at......Read More

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Namastey And Julley From India

Saurabh kumar pandey, Participant

First off, I want congratulate everyone and welcome you all to the fall semester! Thank you for making the decision to join such a wonderful program, one that off the first part will be running in holy Himalayan mountains before arriving in one of......Read More

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Introductions

Matthew H Martignoni, Participant

Hi everyone! नमस्ते! Thank you Callie for breaking the ice, haha. My name is Matthew, I’ve grown up in Newton, MA but my family is from all around the world – my dad is from Sydney, his dad is from Mantua (Italy), and my......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

India: Himalayas to the Ganges River

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Hi!

Callie, Participant

Hey guys! I’m feeling uncharacteristically outgoing today, so I’ll break the ice for student posts. I’m Callie (she/her/hers) – I’m 18, I live outside Philadelphia, and at the end of this gap year I’m heading to......Read More

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Instructor Intro: Sights and Sounds

Jacky Li, Participant

Hello everyone, It is with great excitement that I am writing this introduction. I don’t think you could anticipate the kind of adventures that you have signed up for. To borrow a line from Kubo and the Two Strings, “If you must blink, do it......Read More

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Instructor

Uttara Pant, Participant

Hello hello students! I’m sitting in my parent’s garden in Pune, India, drinking tea and ploughing through my third YA novel in three days. I know I’m probably supposed to say this is a guilty pleasure, but it really isn’t. 🙂 I’ve just......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

India: Himalayas to the Ganges River

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An Introduction from your Program Director

Christy, Instructor

Namaste Dragons, I’d like to start by expressing my inspiration and gratitude: I’m inspired by your courage to leap into the wild journey that awaits you just around the bend, and grateful to the unique set of circumstances that is bringing each......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

India: Himalayas to the Ganges River

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A note on social networking

The Boulder Admin Team, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2017 Travelers, It’s great to see your Yak Board come to life! This is a very exciting time of year for all of us, and while we understand that you’re likely anxious to meet your traveling companions, we have a request for you: please......Read More

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Welcome to the Yak Board!

The Boulder Admin Team, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2017 students, Welcome to the Dragons community and your course’s Yak Board! You can think of your course’s Yak Board as a online group journal and virtual bulletin board. Pre-course, your instructors will use the board to......Read More