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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group C

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ISPs (Independent Service Projects)

Instructors, Instructor

Namaste everyone, ISPs has been one of the amazing gifts that Panauti has to offer by providing platform for students to meet and interact with local mentors and experts. It has not just been an exchange of knowledge but also a window into Nepali......Read More

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Photos!

Shane, Participant

Namaste followers of Him C, Here are a few photos from our lovely trip. I have been mostly taking videos, which are too big to post, so here are the few shots I have gotten with captions. 1. Sunset from Dhulikhel rooftop. This is where we spent our......Read More

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Sketches of Panauti

Ann-Claire Lin, Participant

Namaste all! As I was trying to come up with a way to describe the people of Panauti, words failed me. Here are some drawings instead – sketched in foggy mornings and sunny afternoons, from the river delta to streets swirling with dust. Hope......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Language of Laughs

Iris Gartner, Participant

I woke up this morning at 5:15, my homestay mom knocking at my door, saying, “Ismriti!!” and bringing me milk tea. “Hajur!” I replied and my feet touched the floor and I opened the door.   She motioned for me to wash my......Read More

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To my students….

Tsering, Instructor

Yak of the Week

I bow my head. to your spirit of learning to the burning light of adventure to the humble beginnings of new friendships to the starry eyes of newness. to those moments of sheer joy to the discomfort of uncertainty to those magical bursts in your......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Umbrellas in Panauti

Nicole Croteau, Participant

Against a grey blanket of clouds A burst of bright hexagons on metal poles Inflates in an instant, Contrasting the dull flood of rain. The clouds poach the busy streets for their victims, Choosing among vibrant patterns. The rain cascades over......Read More

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In these hills

Mickey Feeney, Participant

In these hills, there lives something powerful, something that melts you from the inside, shakes you from your core. It’s something profoundly raw, undomesticated, greater than any feeble human expression could ever make it out to be.......Read More

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Homestay!!

Instructors, Instructor

Dear families, Him C students have now settled into their urban homestay in Panauti! The 24th was their first night at their respective homestays and every student had some amazing stories to share about their homestay families this morning during......Read More

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Group Thoughts

Himalaya C Instructors, Instructor

“Good?” “Kind” “Light-hearted” “Open-minded” “Curious” “Humorous” “Considerate” “Compassionate” “Reverence” “… Differences and......Read More

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A classroom like no other

Instructor, Instructor

Namaste! After two days of rain, today Him C students spent their second day of Nepali language lessons under the sun with fresh crisp air of Dhulikhel with the majestic Himalayas and rolling clouds as their background. This is a special class room......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Dhulikhel

Blake Myers, Participant

I see: The clouds rolling over the “hills”. The old brick tiles with leaves growing through. Countless species of trees and plants unlike any I have seen before. I smell: The fresh mountain air. Our lunch being prepared; roasted garlic, fragrant......Read More

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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

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

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