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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Hello!

Leija Helling, Participant

Hi! My name is Leija (Lay-uh) and I could not be more hyped to embark on this adventure with you all! I’m 18 years old, also graduated from high school last spring, and am planning on attending Tufts University in the Boston area next fall. I......Read More

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Tentative Itinerary for Him B

Instructor Team, Instructor

Welcome to our Himalayan Studies B Fall 2018 Program! 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 have been......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Introduction

Jake Schwob, Participant

Hi everyone!! My name is Jake Schwob and I currently live in Connecticut. I’m 18 and just graduated high school and I’m super excited to be going on this trip with all of you! The subjects in academia that interest me would be math and science.......Read More

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Hi!

Annabelle Richards, Participant

Hello everyone! My name is Annabelle and I am from Boulder Colorado. Like most of you I just graduated High School and I am taking a gap year before attending either CU Denver or CU Boulder I haven’t decided yet. I am taking a gap year because......Read More

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Hey!

Emily Rigby, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Emily, I’m 18 years old, and I grew up in the humble city of Toledo, Ohio — tucked between lots and lots of cornfields. Despite living there for almost two decades, I’m never quite sure about the name recognition it......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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HI!

Scout Kay, Participant

Hi everyone, my name is Scout and I currently live in Louisville Kentucky. Like most of you I just graduated high school and am taking a gap year. I do not know what college I will be attending in the fall as I just sent all my applications out and......Read More

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Hello!

Julia Sauve, Participant

Hello fellow travelers! My name is Julia and I am from Kalispell, a small town in NW Montana. I just graduated high school and am taking a gap year before going to McGill University in Montreal. I decided to take a gap year because I didn’t want......Read More

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Introduction

Will LeVan, Participant

Hey folks, my name is Will LeVan and I am extremely excited to be traveling to Nepal with you all in a few weeks.  I’m a native of Newton, Kansas (near Wichita) but have spent much of the past four years at a military boarding school in northern......Read More

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Him B Electronics Policy

Instructor Team, Instructor

Hello Him B Team! You will be hearing from the three of us soon to talk one-on-one about packing and answer any questions that may have come up for you as you get ready for our journey together. Keep an eye on your inboxes. We wanted to post a......Read More

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Dear Future Student

Former Himalaya Semester Students, Participant

Hello fellow Dragons student. You are about to embark on the wildest journey you could imagine. I’m so excited for you! You’ve just made an extremely brave decision, choosing to spend the next several weeks in a country you probably know nothing......Read More

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Hello from Vermont

Anna G. Stevens, Instructor

I am writing from Vermont where the air is thick with humidity and the high-pitched hum of cicadas. Having recently returned from the dry, light air of Wyoming, I have found it slightly challenging to adjust to this environment, but the transition......Read More

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Greetings from Arvin

Arvin Singh Uzunov-Dang, Participant

Namaste Future Dragons, I am Arvin, one of your three instructors in the upcoming Himalayan Studies Semester. In just one month’s time we will be face to face in Kathmandu. As I write this letter, in the misty hills of Mussoorie, surrounded by......Read More

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Namaste

Rishi Bhandari, Instructor

Greetings dear Friends, Thank you for choosing to travel with Where There Be Dragons. It’s an immense pleasure to travel with you as your instructor this Fall and I hope to learn from you. As your instructors, it is our job to make sure that we......Read More

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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

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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A note on social media

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2018 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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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Welcome to the Yak Board!

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2018 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, you will use the Yak Board to introduce......Read More