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We’re heading for a mini trek

Him B I team, Participant

Hi Everyone, Team B wrapped up a wonderful orientation at Dhulikhel and is embarking on a rim trek around Kathmandu valley. For the next three days we will be away from internet connectivity and will be updating you again as soon as we get a chance.......Read More

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Scavenger Hunt

Lucas, Blake, Sydney, Participant

Our scavenger hunt experience is somewhat along the lines of what we expected it to be. We’ve had many awkward encounters with our broken Nepali, very sub-par bargaining skills at street side vendors, and lots of uncomfortable, yet not......Read More

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Scavenger Hunt

Whitney, Alessandro, Reilly, Carter, Participant

Here we are on day four in the lively city of Dulikhel. Today we are doing a scavenger hunt that has us interacting with locals, trying new vegetables and learning about the Nepali culture. One of the items on our list is writing a yak, so here we......Read More

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Good times with Him B

Him B I team, Participant

It is day 3 of the orientation at Dhulikhel and the students are doing wonderful. Yesterday was Benjamin’s birthday and in the morning we climbed a thousand steps to go to a Kali temple perched on a hilltop where we had a short discussion......Read More

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At the Departure Gate!

Carin, Dragons Admin

  The Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B has made it through security at JFK and is currently at the departure gate getting ready to board their flight!  Flight to Abu Dhabi is on time. Safe travels everyone! Parents & Families,......Read More

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Response to Multiple Questions

Nick Gredin, Instructor

Hi friends, Thanks for posting so many questions; our Yak board is full of life! Here are my responses to the most recent three posts: Brent: We will arrange storage for extra stuff at times when we want to minimize our weight, such as during the......Read More

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labeling our check through luggage

Carter Hermes, Participant

Good Morning! We are getting ready to have our bag shrink wrapped for travel and have contact info for USA.  However, we don’t know what information to put in case the bag gets lost in transit in Nepal. Can you give us the information to put......Read More

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Question for Visa

Natalie Pierce, Participant

Hi! Quick question- it says we need 2 passport photos for the visa when we arrive in Nepal. Is this referring to copies or to the extra small photo included when it was mailed? If so I only have one copy of the photo, not two. What can I do? Thanks!...Read More

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Duffels

Brent P Gangwish, Participant

Will there be a place in the guest house to store duffel bags and other travel items so that they don’t have to be carried throughout the trip or will we be carrying everything?...Read More

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Him B Instructor Team

Lauren Cain, Instructor

Hello everyone! We just finished a lovely week at the Bhaktapur Guest house here in Nepal, preparing for our course and getting ready to embark on this wild adventure! There was plentiful laughter, planning sessions, and much tea consumption. We......Read More

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Him B Instructor Team

Lauren Cain, Instructor

Hello everyone! We just finished a lovely week at the Bhaktapur Guest house here in Nepal, preparing for our course and getting ready to embark on this wild adventure! There was plentiful laughter, planning sessions, and much tea consumption. We......Read More

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Final Departure Details: Nepal – Group B

The Boulder Admin Team, Dragons Admin

The time has finally arrived – you’re heading off at the end of the week to Nepal for an amazing 3 month adventure! We are so excited for you! Please read the following information carefully, as it contains all the details you’ll need......Read More

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Re: Shared Reading and Kathmandu Equipment...

Nick Gredin, Participant

Hi Benjamin, Thanks for your question and for taking the initiative on starting a book list! Reading: We love the book list idea! The books that you mentioned are great choices, and I would also recommend Herman Hesse’s Siddhartha, which is......Read More

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Random but urgent favor

Lucas Lepinard, Participant

Hi, This a little embarrassing but im in need of a favor from anyone of the participants living in the bay area. Im currently traveling abroad and long story short im in need of a replacement debit card which just arrived at my house in San......Read More