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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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why is trekking important ?

Diana, Participant

Because it has helped me realize that nature isn’t something to be seen out of a car window, something to be photographed once and never thought of again beyond the superficial. Nature, earth, is something to be felt, heard, smelled, seen. it......Read More

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Group Photo

Christy, Dragons Admin

The instructors report that everyone is doing well and the group is enjoying these final days of their trek. Everybody will be ready for a hot shower in just a few days once they come down from the mountains! They plan to travel from the trailhead......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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More Trek Updates!

Christy, Dragons Admin

Hi family and friends, The Nepal B group is still out in the mountains, and all reports are coming back positive! Not only have they stayed on track, but they even have gotten ahead of schedule by a day, which has given them an extra day at one......Read More

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A group photo

Christy, Dragons Admin

Another positive update from the group, and they’re still having fun and enjoying the fresh air and challenge in the mountains. They had just enough connection to send in this group photo!...Read More

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Trek Updates!

Christy, Instructor

Picture of the Week

Network has been sparse on the group’s trekking trail in the Rolwaling Valley, but they have been in touch with us when possible and they report that the group is safe and healthy, and students are in great spirits. It sounds like their trek has been adventuresome thus far, with some rain and overgrown trails that have made for more challenging walking, but they are doing great nonetheless.

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Off to trek….

Hemant Kumar, Instructor

Namaste from Nepal! We are so thrilled to embark on this trek together. We just finished an informative and restful day at the Dragons Guesthouse in Boudha, Kathmandu. We got to know each other better, set goals and intentions for the upcoming weeks......Read More

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Scavenger hunt in Bhaktapur!

Alexandra, Genevieve and Noah, Participant

Our experience of jumping into Bhaktapur represents how we felt about jumping into this trip. Realizing we are all in the same boat, most of the fear lies in the anticipation. In reality, you only need to focus on the task at hand. If you think......Read More

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Namaste from Namo Buddha Monastery !

Phaedra, Maya and Matt, Participant

Namaste from Namo Buddha Monastery ! We have been staying in the sacred hillside where the Prince, who eventually reincarnated into the Buddha, sacrificed his body to a starving mother tigress. During our time here we have been fortunate to listen......Read More

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Monastery to Permaculture

Instructor, Instructor

The past week have been so reflective, mindful, filled with awareness, compassion, struggles of practicing being silent, challenging, and the magic of experiencing silence. We will miss sitting in the beautiful temple listening to Lama-la (our......Read More

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Orientation Fun !!!

Instructor, Instructor

Hello friends, family, and loved ones! We have spent our first five days together as a group and the excitement for being in Nepal has only built. Our day was spent orienting to this country, culture and tradition. We are enjoying the delicious......Read More

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Hello from Bhaktapur!

Maya, Matt and Phaedra, Participant

Namaste! The three of us have spent the day exploring the city through a scavenger hunt which included visiting temples, eating dhal bhat and talking to locals. We had the chance to meet a sauji (a Nepali shopkeeper) outside of his ‘Peacock......Read More

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Him B arrives in Nepal!

Instructors, Instructor

Namaste friends and families, The group has arrived in Nepal safe and sound! Instructors have met all of them and now we are moving to our orientation site in Nagarkot where we will be spending the next 5 days. We will be doing group activities,......Read More

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Group B is at the gate!

Carin, Dragons Admin

Group B has made it to their gate at JFK and will be boarding their flight to Doha soon! Safe travels students! Family & Friends, please look out for a yak post from instructors once the group arrives safely in Kathmandu, which will be late......Read More

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Getting Excited !!!

Instructor, Instructor

Namaste, students! We are here in Kathmandu, and so excited to be finalizing the details of our upcoming adventures with you! In less than two days we’ll meet you on the ground at Tribhuvan International Airport to begin this epic journey through......Read More