Back to WhereThereBeDragons.com
Photo by Kendall Marianacci, Nepal Semester.

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

Go to Blog
View

Your I-team Together in Nepal

Instructors, Instructor

Your I-team is gathered together, perched atop a hill on the outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley, putting the final touches on our upcoming course and making sure that everything is ready for your arrival. By now you have read all of our individual......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

View

Quick Question

Izzy Friedland, Participant

Hi, all. I’m Izzy, and I’ll introduce myself in the next few days, but right now I just wanted to ask a quick question. I completely understand and support the no-tech policy of the trip, but would a Kindle be alright? Not the new ones......Read More

View

Student Introduction

Isabella Solimene, Participant

Hi, Friends! My name is Isabella Solimene and I am from Chicago, Illinois. I am taking a Gap Year between high school and college and will be going to University of Colorado-Boulder next Fall! At the age of four, I was adopted from Vietnam and have......Read More

View

Student Introduction

Maya Parr, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Maya Parr and I could not be more excited to start this journey with you all. I was born and raised in Boulder, Colorado and this trip will be my first time ever leaving the country, so to say that I am full of......Read More

View

Tentative Itinerary

Instructors, Instructor

In a few weeks you will be in one of the most blessed and majestic lands, which is going to put an indelible mark on your life, consciousness, and memories. The I-team and admin have been working hard to design a course that will be profoundly......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

View

Pre-Course Assignments

Dave Smith, Instructor

Hi again Dragons! Another note from your ITeam. We hope you’re all getting ready to start your adventures in Nepal and have found the last few Yaks helpful in making you feel more prepared for the journey ahead. Below are your pre-course......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

View

The Pack Yak

Instructors, Instructor

Dear Students and Parents, Packing for such a massive journey as ours is always a challenge, to bring everything you need while avoiding excessive weight. The packing list in the Course Prep Manual is an excellent resource to see what is necessary,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

View

Staying Healthy in Nepal

Instructors, Instructor

Dear Students and Parents, As we are sure you know, staying healthy in Nepal will require more vigilance than at home. You will find more information about health and medicines in the Course Prep Manual, and we will be sharing all that we know with......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

View

Technology in the Field

Instructors, Instructor

In just a few short weeks, we will all be meeting in Kathmandu and beginning this incredible experience together. How the time has flown by! While you are all packing and preparing for the journey, we want to address a few important points regarding......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

View

Instructor Introduction

Dave, Instructor

Namaste, Hello! I hope everyone is doing well and super psyched for the summer adventure waiting for you just around the corner! My name is Dave and along with Shanti and Nick, I am part of the Nepal Himalaya Studies B ITeam. I’m really looking......Read More

View

Instructor Intro – Nick Gredin

Nick Gredin, Instructor

Sabailaaii namaste! My name is Nick, and I couldn’t be more excited to introduce myself and begin this incredible journey that we will be embarking on together. I came from Maine, but I have been living in Asia for several years now and, like many......Read More

View

Namaste from your Program Director

Shannon Harriman, Dragons Admin

Namaste Fellow Adventurers, Welcome to the Fall 2017 Himalaya Semester!  In just 5 weeks you will arrive in the Kathmandu airport and begin a sojourn that will change your life in unforeseen ways.  This journey will present challenges and rewards......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

View

Welcome to the Yak Board!

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Spring 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, your instructors will use the board to......Read More