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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group C

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Our Tentative Itinerary

Him C Instructor Team , Instructor

Namaste, students and families! As we approach the beginning of our program, we (Tsheten, Tsering and Brad) are getting more and more excited to meet you all in person. We’ve been working hard to create an itinerary and course progression that......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Our yak board is rocking!!

Tsering, Instructor

Hi everyone! It’s so great to see student introductions already up on our yak board. Thank you Shane and Ann-Claire for your posts. We can’t wait to read more introductions! We can sense the excitement among everyone and you must all be......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

Tsheten Sherpa, Instructor

Namasteyyy Him C!! My name is Tsheten and I am one of your instructors this Fall in Nepal. It brings me joy to realize that it is yet another time to be delving into three months of journey with new group of travelers. While i am writing this, I am......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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A question on Diamox/medications for altitude

Dragons Admin, Instructor

Hi everyone, We just got a question as to whether students should bring Diamox for altitude sickness. You are welcome to do so, but that depends on your preference and it is no way a requirement. Many students choose to get a prescription to take......Read More

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The Lucky Shirt?

Ann-Claire, Participant

The moment I slipped my arms through the sleeves, I knew. This wasn’t just any shirt — it was a lucky shirt. So soft, royal blue with a sick dragon on the back — I mean, how much luckier can you get? So late one night during a high-stakes......Read More

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Introduction

Shane Cole, Participant

Hi friends! My name is Shane and I’m from Vail, Colorado. I’m super excited to meet everyone and to arrive in Nepal. I have traveled to Nepal once before with Students Shoulder to Shoulder and that trip inspired me to come back to Nepal with......Read More

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Namaste!

Tsering, Instructor

Tashi Delek and Namaste to all! Having just come off from leading a month long summer course in Bhutan, it was interesting to watch the students mesmerized and in sheer awe of what to me are everyday things like the deep winding roads through the......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

Bradford, Instructor

Hello all, my name is Bradford.  I’m happy to welcome you to the next steps of your journey to the place called Nepal— a truly unique and amazing area of this planet! Are you feeling excited to soon be immersed in a land of snowy peaks and......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