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The Group Flight Has Landed!

Sarah O'Brien, Dragons Admin

Qatar Airways Flight #703 has landed on time. By now students are making their way through customs and are on their way to their home airports. We wish them the safest of travels and a happy reunion with loved ones at home!...Read More

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Final good byes

Instructors, Instructor

Dear friends and family, Him C students have entered the airport for their returning flight to the United States. After tears, hugs and touching good byes, and hearts filled with memories, instructors watched students pass through the security check......Read More

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The road and a traveller

Tsering, Instructor

Hey there traveller What is your path searching for ? Where is home? -moving forward, searching toward a path that leads answers to a clue. With every step you move forward Yet you look backward Each city each town Giving you a clue Questions many,......Read More

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Second x phase in Lumbini

Instructor, Instructor

Dear families and friends, From mountains of Balamchaur to the plains of Terai, Him C has arrived at the sacred birth place of Lord Buddha in Lumbini! After a long bus ride and an amazing thanks giving meal yesterday, we have settled into our stop......Read More

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Searchers

Ann-Claire, Participant

The first thing we notice: the silence. Deep, like a shimmering well of black water who knows how old, the kind of silence that almost feels alive: each whisper, it would swallow whole. We sit on cold stone, legs crossed in some attempt at a......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Return International Group Travel Information!

Sarah O'Brien, Dragons Admin

Dear Nepal: Himalayan Studies Group C Students & Families, Nepal: Himalayan Studies Group C fall program students will soon be boarding their planes to return home and share their tales of adventure with each of you. We are sure you are......Read More

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A fish and a bird

Tsering, Instructor

Reflecting on this journey so far, flipping through my notebook, last night I came across some old notes that I had jotted down during our stay at Namo Buddha. As we near the end of this course, I am yet again reminded of the million questions each......Read More

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Reap What You Sow

Iris, Participant

In the foothills of the Himalayas, we sit. On our right is the 6th tallest mountain in the world, and on our left, are fields of millet. Yesterday, we spent an hour sickling the millet in order to contribute to the harvest of a village family. The......Read More

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Boundless night

Mickey, Participant

“…So everything that you do is like this. It is just a small, brief happening. So [to] surrender is to break this cycle of little happenings and to fall back into the vastness, into the boundlessness of what life is. It is not something......Read More

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Back to Kathmandu from trek

Instructors, Instructor

Dear families, Him C has arrived in Kathmandu after 16 day trek in Rolwaling valley.Currently, we are staying at Boudhanath for two days. We will be leaving for our rural Homestay in Balamchaur, west of Kathmandu, until 27th November. Here are some......Read More

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River Stones

Ann-Claire, Participant

River Stones Sitting softly by the river It’s not the cold that makes me shiver But the silence of stones below the surface Silent and stoic forevermore. If you look, you will see them If you wave, you can even greet them Not prisoners, but......Read More

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Photos from trek

Tsering, Participant

Dear friends and family, We are in Simigaon village perched on top of a mountain at 2000 meters. On our second day of trek we are celebrating Shane’s birthday and the beautiful views of waterfalls, terrace farms, and giant mountains! Internet......Read More