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Where I am From

Isabella Solimene, Participant

I am from a world of unique colors I originate from a country with ancient pagodas From a region where peasant women wear conical hats A place where silk is valued like money   The dishes we eat are exquisite A place where taste is divine and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Settling into Kathmandu

Instructors, Instructor

As we approach the end of our first week in Kathmandu city, everyone is starting to settle into the new routine. Everyone has moved in with their new homestay families, began their independent study projects (ISPs) in the afternoons, and stretched......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

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Sewing with Sapana

Garland Joseph, Participant

My tailoring mentor has a pretty round face and a kind smile, her name is Sapana. But, I am to call her Sapana Didi. She speaks little English and I little Nepali, so we can only communicate with two simple phrase. When I mess up my task, which is......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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A Lil Mini Trek

Kathryn McLane, Participant

The first week of orientation lead the group smoothly into our three-day trek. Getting to know each unique 18-19 year old brought the group together in an important, formative manner. Going into the first day of our mini-trek, myself and the rest of......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Dad, you were right about the snickers bar

Maya Parr, Participant

Right-left, right-left, in-out, in-out… The sound of your steps begin to align with your breathe as you get used to walking for 6 plus hours.When you are covering roughly 47 km in 3 days, your mind finds its own little flow and pattern of travel.......Read More