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Hello from the Sierras!

Hilary LeBlanc, Participant

Namaste students! Our Eastern Himalayas instructor team is now gathered in the Sierra Mountains of California for Dragons Orientation. We are so happy to be spending time as an instructor team in such a beautiful place. This is a very special time......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Eastern Himalayas: West Bengal to Sikkim

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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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Gustavo’s intro

Gustavo Andrade, Participant

Hey everyone my name is Gustavo I’m 17 and a live in São Paulo, Brazil. I’m really excited to doing this trip with all of you. I lived my entire life here in Brazil and after this summer, in September, I’m going to England to study music in......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Eastern Himalayas: West Bengal to Sikkim

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Olivia’s intro

Olivia Francois, Participant

Hello, My name is Olivia, and I live in Atlanta, Georgia; I go to Woodward Academy and I have 3 younger siblings. I love to interpret and create artwork; it amazes me how someone can express and share emotions and ideas through words, expressions,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Eastern Himalayas: West Bengal to Sikkim

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Lillie’s Intro.

Lillie Gilbert, Participant

Hii! My name is Lillie I’m seventeen years old and am from a small beach town in California! I grew up surfing, swimming and playing water polo. I’m really excited to meet new friends, explore india, and create new memories! I love dancing and......Read More

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Abe’s Intro

Abe Chabon, Participant

Hey, I’m Abe, I’m 15 and live in Berkeley CA. I’m finishing up my freshman year of high schools at Berkeley High and looking forward to getting away from the chaos. I chose this program because I have always wanted to go to......Read More

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Annabelle’s intro

Annabelle Creech, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Annabelle, and I live near Burlington, Vermont. I am very excited, and also a little nervous to be going on this trip with you all! My brother went on a Dragon’s semester program to Nepal in 2014 and inspired me to......Read More

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Sisi’s intro

Isis Rhodes, Participant

Whats up guys, My names Isis but I’d prefer people to call me sisi or sis in public just to make everything less awkward and don’t worry I’m all about peace and love. I’m 15, was born and raised on the island of Bali, Indonesia......Read More

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Phoebe’s Intro

Phoebe, Participant

Hi all! My name is Phoebe Wong, and I live in the San Francisco Bay Area. I’m super excited to meet all of you! I hadn’t gone out of the country much before last summer, but after going to China with my school, I knew I wanted to travel more. I......Read More

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Sophie’s Intro!

Sophie Reeves, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Sophie Reeves, and I am stoked to be going on this massive adventure with all of you! Some facts about me are that I live in the lovely Boulder, Colorado, I am 16, I play soccer year-round, and I love to horseback ride,......Read More

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Adventure Awaits

Aiden Yip, Participant

Hello all future friends! I am very excited to be going on this crazy adventure to the Eastern Himalayas with all you guys. I am from Canada in a province called British Columbia. My friend suggested this program to me and I looked into it right......Read More

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Sam’s Introduction

Samantha Felder, Participant

Hi everyone!! My name is Sam Felder, and I’m from Westchester, New York.  I am beyond excited for our trip this summer!  The Eastern Himalayan trip is going to be such an incredible and unique experience for all of us.  I am nervous,......Read More

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Intro Yaks

Vincent Giannotti, Instructor

Namaste everyone! We are getting very excited about this upcoming program! We have spent the past few weeks planning and organizing logistics. We will be contacting all of you individually soon, but before that we would love for all of you to......Read More

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Eastern Himalayas: West Bengal to Sikkim

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Eastern Himalayas Technology Policy

Hilary, Instructor

While packing you might find yourself wondering what you should and shouldn’t include in terms of technology. As discussed during your phone interview with the Dragons office, personal cell phones and laptops are not allowed on course. We......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

Eastern Himalayas: West Bengal to Sikkim

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Tentative Itinerary

Sharon Sitling, Instructor

Hello Fellow Adventurers and Parents, Cannot believe that in a little more than a month, we will begin our journey to West Bengal and Sikkim, in the beautiful part of the Eastern Himalayas. A place where the mother deity Mount Kanchendzonga herself......Read More