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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group C

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Travel Tip

Instructors, Participant

One final tip before you make your final packing decisions and head for the airport next week…Please call your banks and put a travel warning on your credit and/or debit cards. Make sure you include the layover countries in addition to Nepal......Read More

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Staying Healthy and Happy in Nepal!

The Instructor Team, Participant

Hello and Namaste, Students! As you are aware, staying healthy in Nepal requires some extra vigilance, so we are sharing some things you may want to bring now that you are in the packing process. No need to stress out about it – we will be......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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PRE-COURSE ASSIGNMENT

Instructors, Instructor

Dear Students, It’s hard to believe, but in less than three weeks you’ll be touching down in Kathmandu to begin our journey together! Your arrival in Nepal will be such a special time, and it will mark an important threshold: together we will......Read More

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RECOMMENDED BOOK LIST

Instructors, Instructor

  RECOMMENDED BOOK LIST In case you’re not sure what reading material to bring to the other side of the world in order to immerse in Nepal, we have gathered some thoughts below. Please bring only 1-2 physical books. If everyone brings......Read More

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Fall 2017 Itinerary!

The Instructor Team, Instructor

Hello and Namaste to our Fall 2017 Himalaya Studies “C” students! As we plan the itinerary for our program, we wanted to express our excitement for our fast approaching time of shared learning, and to give you some more info about the......Read More

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Our Technology Policy

Instructors, Instructor

This semester will be an amazing opportunity to enhance your skills in being present with your homestay families, community-members, peers, I-team, and Nepal! As a result, we ask you to please not bring phones, tablets, or laptops of any kind (not......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Information on Rabies and Malaria in Nepal

Shannon Harriman, Dragons Admin

Namaste, As you are preparing for your upcoming adventure in Nepal, many of you will be visiting travel doctors and making a plan for vaccinations and medication. We wanted to take this opportunity to provide some additional information regarding......Read More

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Instructor Introduction: Shanti Magar

Shanti Magar, Instructor

“We are all connected by a love for travel!” Namaste Everyone!! I hope you all are doing well and getting geared for your travels. I would like to introduce myself to you a bit. I was born and raised in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal,......Read More

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Letter of Introduction -Michael D Smith

Michael Smith, Instructor

Dear Incoming Students, My name is Michael Smith, and I am very pleased to be serving as one of the three course instructors for your Himalayan program this Fall. The autumn is a very special time in Nepal, with crisp cool weather, great mountain......Read More

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Instructor Intro – Hello from Sarah!

Sarah White, Participant

Panthers – Gypsies – Anarchists Un-blood family Dance! What is your life story in 6 words? I grew up in San Francisco, finding community in the former Black Panthers of Oakland, and the powerful women of the Burning Man subculture who rejected......Read More

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Namaste from your Program Director

Shannon Harriman, Dragons Admin

Namaste Fellow Adventurers, Welcome to the Fall 2017 Himalaya Semester!  In just 5 weeks you will arrive in the Kathmandu airport and begin a sojourn that will change your life in unforeseen ways.  This journey will present challenges and rewards......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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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