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Staying Healthy in Nepal!

Him A Instructors, Instructor

Dear students, Here are some suggestions to stay healthy while you are traveling in Nepal. When you arrive in Nepal we will share more tips and information on this topic. You may want to consider taking vitamin C before you board the flights and......Read More

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Homestay gift ideas

Instructors, Instructor

Hi Him A-mazing, We have had some inquiries as to home-stay gifts and what is appropriate and necessary to bring, so we wanted to share some further information about this prior to your departure. The purpose of home-stay gifts is to share a bit of......Read More

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Introduction

Chandler, Participant

Hi! My name is Chandler. I don’t really know where to start or what to write for my introduction, but here it goes: I’m from Charlotte, NC, I’m 18 years old, and I’m a creative and adventurous person. I’ve always loved......Read More

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Hey :)

Josephine, Participant

Hey everyone, I’m Josephine and I live in Amsterdam, Netherlands. When asked about my nationality I find myself conflicted because even though I was born in Amsterdam I lived in Brazil for 15 years. I spent most of this summer traveling with......Read More

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Introduction to me!

Rebecca, Participant

Hello everyone! My name is Rebecca and I live in a suburb right outside Boston. After my gap year, I will be attending Barnard College of Columbia University in NYC in the fall of 2020. I love sports, specifically running and volleyball, and the......Read More

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An Update to the Packing List

Instructors, Instructor

Namaste everyone! Are you as excited as we are for our Nepal Himalaya Semester? As our start dates draw closer, you must have lots of questions. Please use the Yak Board for asking questions and getting acquainted with the team – read our......Read More

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Tentative Itinerary

Instructors, Instructor

Hello and welcome to our TENTATIVE itinerary! We are so excited to have you in Nepal with us and we’re happy to present you with an outline of what our time together will look like. We have included dates so this can all start becoming a bit more......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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Note on Electronic policy

Instructors, Instructor

Hello Him A-mazing !! We wanted to post a message to give clarity around our Electronics Policy so you can better prepare for your time away. Cell Phones – As a reminder, cell phones are not allowed on course. If for whatever reason you need your......Read More

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PRE-COURSE WEBINAR RECORDING

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Students & Families, As you prepare for the upcoming departure, don’t forget about your pre-course webinar recording! While many of you joined us for the live discussion and Q&A, we also recorded the conversation and presentation so......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

Aditya Shrestha, Instructor

Hello Students, I am writing to you all from Kalimpong, a small Himalayan town nestled on a ridge at an altitude of 4,800 ft in West Bengal, India. It is a pleasure to be traveling with you all in Nepal this September. It takes a lot to step out of......Read More

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A note on social media

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2019 Travelers, It’s great to see your Yak Board come to life! This is a very exciting time of year for all of us, and while we understand that you’re likely anxious to meet your traveling companions, we have a request for you: please......Read More

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Welcome to the Yak Board!

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Fall 2019 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, you will use the Yak Board to introduce......Read More