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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group C

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Issue with the Yak subscription is now resolved

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Hello from the Dragons Admin office in Boulder, Colorado! It has recently come to our attention that the Yak subscription feature for this program has been malfunctioning. We apologize for this! Fortunately, we believe the issue is now resolved. If......Read More

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Heading toward rural homestay

Micah LeMasters, Instructor

After a three day introduction to permaculture we are saying goodbye to theAsera Permaculture farm, Govindaji and his family now. We are filled with gratitude for the things we have learned during our stay here and for the love they have shared with......Read More

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Scavenger Hunt

Libby, Harrison and Geoff, Participant

Scavenger Hunt (Libby, Harrison & Geoff) Even though the view of the Himalayas was obstructed today, we were able to step outside the space and into the culturally rich city of Dhulikhel. Earlier in the day we were given a scavenger hunt to......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Scavenger Hunt

Jackson, Grace and Laura, Participant

Scavenger Hunt (Jackson, Grace & Laura) As we sit on our terrace, we gaze upon the vast valleys of Kathmandu. Although it’s only been four days, it feels like it’s been weeks. From tea four times a day to Nepali Language classes with Deepa......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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When in doubt, say Namaste

Travis, Lauren, Sam, Participant

“When in doubt, say Namaste” We went into town for a scavenger hunt, and naturally… we wanted to win. Instead of trying to break through the language barrier, we found a Canadian tourist (with google). We thought it would lead us to an easy......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Scavenger Hunt

Sophie, Seerat, Tanner, Participant

Determined to win this game, we set down the dirt road armed with only two hours of Nepali language lessons, a list of tasks to accomplish, and 2.5 bottles of piushed water. Until this day, our Nepalese worldview consisted only of of the picturesque......Read More

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The Himalayas

Micah LeMasters, Instructor

The Kathmandu valley is almost constantly ringed by dense, low lying clouds that almost resemble the distant Himalayan peaks they obscure. Their likeness to the tallest mountains on earth is so uncanny that you might—and we often do—glance past......Read More

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Flight landed!

Him C, Participant

Hello everyone, The students have arrived safely at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal. We will now be travelling 45 mins by road to Dhulikhel to our orientation site where we will be for the next five days. Here we will be taking time to get......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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The group has boarded!

Carin, Dragons Admin

Nepal Group C is on their flight and getting ready for take off! They were having so much fun, they forgot to take a group photo, but Dragons staff has confirmed all students are together.  Family & friends, please look for a photo from the......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Departure Day Details & Reminders

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Dragons Students & Parents, Your journey is right around the corner and we can’t wait to meet you! Below is a reminder about your day-of travel details. Should you need to reach our staff during students’ travel days (both during AND......Read More

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We believe

Instructor Team, Instructor

We Believe We believe that the names of people written into our hearts are more valuable than stamps put into our passports. We believe that the stories of a chai-walla are just as important as the stories of Renowned politicians. We believe that in......Read More

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Introduction

Laura, Participant

Hi! My name is Laura, I’m 18, and I’ve lived in New York City my whole life. I think I’m getting to this slightly late, as is a specialty of mine, but I’m working on it. I deferred from Hamilton a year, mostly because getting......Read More

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Introduction

Travis Tavoso, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Travis Tavoso and I’m from Ridgewood, NJ. I’m 18, and I graduated from high school this spring. I decided I was going to take this year off a couple years ago when one of my older brothers took a similar trip......Read More

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Hello!

Libby, Participant

Hi Everyone! My name is Libby, I’m 17, and I’m from Connecticut. I just graduated high school and deferred from the University of Denver until next fall. After Nepal I’ll be living and skiing in Jackson Hole, WY for a while. I......Read More