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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group C

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Introduction

Tanner Johnson, Participant

Hi, I’m Tanner Johnson, I live in Park City, Utah. I’m 18 years old and have one older brother, one younger brother and a little sister. I love to ski, hike with my dog, draw, watch movies and write. I graduated from high school and want......Read More

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Introduction Note

Lauren, Participant

I am both a little nervous and excited to post an introduction. As my last week at home begins, a lot of feelings start coming up. I am nervous to meet everyone and excited to start a new journey, but mainly anxious to uncover what the next few......Read More

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Introduction

Harrison Bushnell, Participant

Hi everyone! I can’t wait to meet you all in about a week! My name is Harrison, I’m 18, and I’m from Vermont. I decided to defer from college for a year to give me time to explore the world and remember what I’m passionate about outside of a......Read More

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Hi! Nice to meet you!

Seeret Singh, Participant

Hi!! My name is Seeret (Pronunciation coming soon!). Rather than to say my age and homebase and school, I think the best way to describe myself would be by telling you all that I decided to take this trip just a week ago. Take from that what you......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B, Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Pre-Course Webinar Recording

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Students & Families,   As you prepare for the upcoming departure, don’t forget about your pre-course webinar recording! While many of you joined us for the live discussion and Q&A, we also recorded the conversation and......Read More

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Introduction

Grace Bonner, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Grace and I am 17 years old although I will be 18 by the time we leave for Nepal. I graduated from a small boarding school this past May and have deferred from Ithaca College until next fall! My family has recently moved to......Read More

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Geoffrey Brann, Participant

Hi. My name is Geoff. I am 17, from New York and graduated from high school in June. I deferred college for a year and could not be happier that I am packing for Nepal right now instead of sitting in a lecture hall. I chose Nepal because the airport......Read More

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Tentative Itinerary!

Instructor Team, Instructor

Dear Team Himalayan–C in just a few weeks we will be together on this journey in an amazing land. As we are in the final stages of preparation for our trip, we are posting this tentative itinerary for you to get even more excited and for families......Read More

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Introduction

Jackson Ikenberry, Participant

Hi guys! My name is Jackson and I am 18 years old. I am from Princeton, New Jersey, and I am really excited about this trip! In my free time, I enjoy reading, working out, and surfing. I also enjoy meditating at my local zen Buddhist center. During......Read More

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Introduction

Sam Cowan, Participant

Hello everyone! My name is Sam, and I’m 18 years old. I live on a small island in Rhode Island called Jamestown, and I am very excited to travel to Nepal with you all. I love outdoor activities like hiking, skiing, and swimming, and I pole vaulted......Read More

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Pre-Course Assignment

Aditya Shrestha, Instructor

Dear Students, We are just a few weeks away from meeting each other in Nepal. Many of you are most likely getting prepared for the adventure that awaits you. You may be having a mixture of feelings for the new experiences each of you will encounter......Read More

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Electronics Policy

Micah LeMasters, Instructor

Smart Phones, mP3 players, and tech devices: The big question is: what electronic devices can help us capture and fully embrace the best moments during our Semester. Dragons as an organization has a blanket policy that strongly requests all students......Read More

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Introduction

Sophie Cohen, Participant

Hi, guys! My name is Sophie and I can’t wait to meet you all soon! I’m 17, and I’m from right outside Philadelphia, PA. I graduated high school this past spring (finally!) and I am thrilled to be done with school and on to more......Read More

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Packing List!

Instructor Team, Instructor

Namaste and Hello! Our travel dates are getting closer. Are you getting excited? (We are!) In this post, we wanted to give you some information about clothing as well as general packing tips that you can use as a guide while you’re packing. The......Read More

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Staying healthy in Nepal

I Team, Instructor

Dear parents and students, Staying healthy while on course is important as we want to make the most of our time here in Nepal! This involves one to be more cautious. As soon as you arrive in Nepal we will share more tips and information on this......Read More