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When Home Seems Foreign

Austin Schmidt, Participant

Yak of the Week

On September 14, I said goodbye to home and got on a plane bound for Nepal. I was extremely nervous but so excited to kick off the adventure of a lifetime. I didn’t really know what to expect or what I would encounter in Nepal. What would my......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

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To Whom This May Concern,

students of him b, Participant

To whom this may concern, This letter is of utmost sincerity and should be read literally with all the appreciation that is inscribed in our words. We are concerned students who feel it is only right to prepare instructors for their future as they......Read More

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GOOD kid YAAK city

Lucas Lepinard, Participant

In this group there exists one of the world wonders A child, a man, a friend who is comparable to no other In my eyes he is a truly blessed individual Who selflessness and luscious hair is no less than a miracle He struts up and down mountain ranges......Read More

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HimB is at the airport

Instructor team, Instructor

Dear Parents and family, The HimB team is at the airport and waiting to board their flight at 9:00 PM !! As soon as they land, please wrap these courageous and wonderful world explorers in warmest hugs and tell them that their Instructor team is......Read More

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Moving Through Transference

Instructor Team, Instructor

After a very successful Expedition Phase at the ashram, we have now moved to our final location in Nepal, Bouddha, where we are staying just a few minutes’ walk from the majestic Bouddhanath Stupa, towering over Buddhist monasteries, crowded......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

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Beginning to share

Reilly Dwight, Participant

Yak of the Week

Dear family, As these three months here in Nepal come to a bittersweet conclusion and I look forward to coming home, I’m thinking about how I can share my experience with you. And I don’t know where to begin. I can show you what it......Read More

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a piece of pantone prose

Nora Hyman, Participant

The sky here is incredible. At nighttime, it’s like no other. In Nepal, the stars seem to reach out fragile tendrils and grab for your attention, for your hands. It’s hard not to stop wherever you are, crane your head back as far as it......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

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Yak Attack: We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Yak

Lucas Lepinard, Participant

Collection/compilation of inspired journal entries I wrote during the course: Pt 1   Bhaktapur (mid course), spoken piece: It’s in the air this morning I didn’t know it was there when I woke up and I sure as hell wasn’t......Read More

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Traducer

Alessandro, Participant

Resilience blinks throughout reflection. When can reflection reference resilience? Reflection reinstates a reported overlap. Reflection fiddles the quantum. Contemplation rearranges your reward behind the misrepresented originator. Reality builds......Read More

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A Hard Goodbye

Whitney Merriman, Participant

Writing this makes me sad because in only a few days I’ll be leaving Nepal and separating from a group of people I now consider family. Everyone in our group has helped me grow and change my perspective on certain aspects of life. I’m......Read More

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Journal Excerpt: Home, Sept 8

Benjamin Felser, Participant

Reclined in my hammock, watching the yellowing evening sun flit through the honey-green and occasionally golden bay leaves, I sit with nature and The Grateful Dead during an inventory break (I was packing at the time). I have almost all the basic......Read More

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Final Yak

Carter Hermes, Participant

A disgusted industry rushes toward Nepal A pain determines Gratitude Behind Gratitude reflects another gift. Nepal planes the manpower without a developed home. Within the prejudice recovers Nepal....Read More

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Ode to Little Brothers

Brent Gangwish, Participant

I never had brothers, Ones to make suffer, With quips and pranks, But now I give thanks. Because I have brothers, Thanks to my home-stay mother. Ones that love to play catch, don’t mind running to fetch. Willing to get together, Really no......Read More

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Ode to Krishna Dhai

Brent Gangwish, Participant

To my dearly beloved, Last night I had a dream, One that made me scream, It gave me a fright, One dreadful night. Gone with the mist, I lacked the presence of my dearest. Putting rocks in my backpack, In his HERO snapback, Endless quips to make me......Read More

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Ode to Igloo

Brent Gangwish, Participant

Trying to get some sleep after these mountains got taller, too bad I can’t because we’re playing night crawlers. At lunch we had beans, Too bad I know what that means (thanks Benjamin and Lucas), Stinking up the tent, with that horrific......Read More

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The Pitfall of Western Ideas

Blake Amann, Participant

A need swims past the decade. Can Consumerism pop its syndrome? Near the financial heroin breaks Consumerism. Consumerism whales Western Ideals beneath an eternal prejudice. Will the unsuccessful landscape bow above the tailor? Will every......Read More