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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Students say goodbye

Himalaya B ITeam, Instructor

With tears and smiles, hugs, handshakes and hi 5s, the time has come for our Him B students to say goodbye to their I-Team and Nepal. Students are checked in for their flights and awaiting boarding at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu.......Read More

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Trek Yak

Maya Parr, Participant

Journal entry: Monday, March 26, 2018, 8:24pm Simi Guai, Nepal. Today I woke up at 5am, packed my backpack for the third time this week with everything I will need for the next 18 days, and got into a landcruiser with two Nepali men I had just met.......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Dear Future Student

Himalayan Studies Group B, 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......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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On Change, Or, Dear Carl

Izzy Friedland, Participant

Hi, coz. It’s been a while. 83 days, actually, give or take a few depending on when you read this. You called me the night before I left, remember? Well, I do. So it seemed appropriate to write to you the day I leave again. That night, we......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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some things i have seen in nepal

Kathryn McLane, Participant

I have seen many baby goats. I have seen the beauty of the snowy and baren mountains of Nepal. I have seen the fog that blankets dawns. I have seen baby monks yell through long prayers. I have seen every monk that served us food at Namo Buddha. I......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Just a kid

Macy Ryan, Participant

Yak of the Week

Stepping on the plane at Denver International Airport, I wasn’t prepared for the magnitude of what was about to follow. I was just a kid, fresh out of high school, and only seventeen. I was confident and ready to embark on this journey, but at the......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Chokati Yak

Jake Wilson, Participant

Going into Chokati I had no expectations, after going on an 18 day trek, I was just excited to not have to pitch a tent every day. Even the rock-hard bed I had to sleep in was bearable. My homestay sister brought me up the hill to where we were......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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A Letter to Mrs. Joseph’s 5th Grade Class

Garland Joseph, Participant

Namaste Mrs. Joseph’x 5th grade class! I am Mrs. Joseph’s daughter, Garland, and I have been living in the beautiful country of Nepal for three months. I thought you all might like to know some information about Nepal, since I myself knew......Read More