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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group C

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Students have reached safely

Instructors, Instructor

Dear families and Well wishers, Dragons Himalaya C Group has safely landed and joined us at Tribhuwan International Airport. We are now on our way to Dhulikhel, a small hill town east of Kathmandu. We will be spending few days of orientation there,......Read More

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Introduction

Christopher, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Christopher Liu and to be honest in all these years I’ve yet to come up with a concise and accurate way to answer “where are you from,” but I suppose saying I’m from Beijing is decent enough. A bit......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Group C is at the gate!

Carin, Dragons Admin

Group C 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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Himalaya Vision

Himalaya C Instructors, Instructor

Namaste students, As our time together in Nepal draws ever closer, in addition to thinking about all the fun that we are about to have (and making epic/terrible photoshop art for you), your instructors want to share our vision for our group… We......Read More

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Introduction

Nicole, Participant

Hi everyone! A little late, but I wanted to introduce myself! I’m from Hingham MA, and I’m very excited to be taking off in a few days 🙂 I’ve never been to Nepal before or travelled for this long, so I’m really excited to try something......Read More

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Day pack question and other packing questions

Himalaya C Instructors, Instructor

Namaste, Greetings from your instructors, all of whom are currently at our group orientation site for some preparation of great things for the start of our time in Nepal. I bet you are all in the midst of many things, including last minute packing.......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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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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Bringing gifts?

Instructors, Instructor

Hello to our amazing group, Days are counting down and more introduction yaks are showing up. It has been great learning what we are each thinking about for our time in Nepal.  Some of you may be wondering about particular topics, so we’ll......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Independent Study Project (ISP) Options

Instructors, Instructor

Hi students, As our trip draws closer, we wanted to talk a bit about Independent Study Projects (ISPs) to get you all thinking about topics that might be of interests to you. ISPs are an important part of a Dragons course. It’s an opportunity for......Read More

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Access to emails and ATMs: Reminder

Instructors, Instructor

Namaste All! Him C instructors are now all in Nepal busy getting ready for our course to start, and eagerly awaiting your arrival. This post is just a reminder that it is common for students’ emails and other methods of communication to get......Read More

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Introduction

Morgan, Participant

Hi guys! I’m Morgan and I’m from Seattle, WA. I’m so excited to meet all of you and explore Nepal soon! Ever since reading a book about Nepal when I was 12, I’ve always wanted to visit and learn more about the country. I’m super excited......Read More

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Introducing me!

Iris, Participant

Hi! My name is Iris and I am from Brooklyn, New York. I just graduated from high school this past spring and have always had a strong urge to travel and learn as much about the world as possible through experiencing it, and I am incredibly excited......Read More

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Mickey Feeney, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Mickey (like the mouse) and I live in Concord, Massachusetts but I’m originally from the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts. I am BEYOND excited to begin this amazing journey and to get to know all of you. This will be my......Read More

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A note on technolology

Instructors, Instructor

Dear students, As your arrival in Nepal is around the corner, we assume you are gearing up for the upcoming adventure. On this note, we want to highlight on one of the important aspect of non-packing list : Smart phones Dragons as an organization......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Pre- course Assignment

Instructors, Instructor

Dear Students and Fellow Adventurers, We are about three weeks away from meeting each other in Nepal! You are all most likely in a stage of preparation, whether you are gathering items to pack, reading up on Nepali culture and history, warming up......Read More