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Nepal: Traditions of the Himalayas

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Letter to Future Dragons Student

Hunter King, Participant

Yak of the Week

I remember months ago looking at the yaks from the previous course to try and get an idea for what I was getting myself into, which means that there are probably a few of you doing the same. Consider this a small collection of tips that might help......Read More

Bhutan: Happiness in the Himalayas, Nepal: Traditions of the Himalayas

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International Group Return Flight Information

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, It is hard to believe that almost four weeks have passed since your student embarked on this incredible adventure! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you are anxiously......Read More

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A long awaited teaser

Seth Stoneburner, Participant

These are some earlier photos I took. Quick thanks to Elysia for the best photo of Will and I on the hill. I’ll post more soon but I’ll finish my long, long Yak first. Thank you everyone for the support from home!...Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Traditions of the Himalayas

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Goodbye Patan…

Trip Sherwood, Participant

Everyone is cleaning up the program-house at the moment. Fortunately I have been granted the privilege to write, and I want to tell you why that is has been such a privilege to stay in Patan. I write to express the hard, bittersweet emotion one gets......Read More

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ISPs

Instructor Team, Instructor

As we wrap up our time in urban homestays here in Patan and head to our transference location students gave to group presentations on their Individual Study Projects. Topics ranged from yoga to stone carving, cooking to traditional instruments,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

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Tradition versus Modernization

Jenna Einhorn, Participant

In Patan, the landscape, especially Durbar Square, is filled with old and new culture featuring ancient temples and handicraft shops passed down from generation to generation mixed with newer architecture and millennials lining the streets with......Read More

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Student led Expedition Phase!

Instructor Team, Instructor

Student led excursion to Swoyambhunath. Also known as the Monkey Temple, this stupa complex is one of the oldest historical sites in Kathmandu. The background statues are of Guru Padmasambhava, Shakyamuni Buddha and Tara....Read More

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X Phase Panning

Instructor Team, Instructor

The students are planning a trip for the group. Learning to manage a budget, the logistics of travelling within Kathmandu city as a group and where to visit. But first…. Which way is North?...Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Traditions of the Himalayas

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From Stuffed to Hunger

Hunter, Participant

There’s a lot to say about the past couple weeks, and again I regret not having any formal writings on the details of our experience and activities, but I had two specific experience that stood out to me enough to share. The first occurred......Read More