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Nepal Group A is Ready for Take Off!

Carin, Dragons Admin

Nepal Group A is at their departure gate at JFK and ready to board their first flight to Doha! Friends & family members, please look out for a yak post from the instructor team once the students arrive safely in Kathmandu the morning of February......Read More

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Savannah Nadler, Participant

Hello, My name is Savannah Nadler from Park City, Utah. Choosing this trip was very easy for me, Nepal has always been at the top of my bucket list because of its beauty, culture and spiritual attributes.  Two summers ago I took a trip to Peru to......Read More

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Hey everyone

Mario Salazar, Participant

Hey guys, My name is Mario Salazar. I’m from Dallas, TX. I love to play the guitar, hike, and mountain bike. I am currently on a gap year and going to Whitman college in the Fall. I plan on studying Environmental Science and Music. I am......Read More

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We’re waiting for you!

Instructors, Instructor

Dearest students, Here the three of us are, smiling and getting so excited for the twelve of you to join us so we can finally complete our little family! We are at a beautiful little spot in Nagarkot, a few hours outside Kathmandu at our own......Read More

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Inga, Participant

Hey friends My name is Inga and I’m excited to see you all soon! I’m Chinese-Norwegian and currently living in Tokyo. I’ve had a pretty international upbringing due to my dad’s work, living  Beijing, Milan, Oslo, Istanbul,......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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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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Student Introduction

Vivian Piasecki, Participant

Hi Everyone! My name is Vivian Zofia and I am from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I’m 18 years old and am taking a gap year from school right now. I was drawn to the Nepal trip mainly because of the comparative religion aspect as I am a firm......Read More

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Hey All!

Guinevere Pandolfi, Participant

Hey all! My name is Guinevere, but you can call me Guin and I am from Chicago. As the day of departure grows from weeks to days, I cannot help but grow more excited for the experiences we’ll have in Nepal. I chose this Dragon’s program because I......Read More

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Student Introduction!

Clare Brady, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Clare and I’m so excited to start this journey with you all!  I live in Connecticut, although I was raised in Massachusetts and spent much of my high school years in Vermont.  There I cultivated interests in Buddhism,......Read More

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Student intro

Diego d'Anselme, Participant

Hello everybody, I’m Diego and I’m French-Spanish. I’ve been living in France for 13 years before moving to Singapore where I graduated from high school. I considered doing a gap year when I realised I wanted to use the opportunity......Read More

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Hi Everyone

Louise Ambler, Participant

Hi Everyone, My name is Louise Ambler, and I am from Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Like many of you, I am 18 and taking a gap year before going to university next fall. I can’t wait to start our adventures together in Nepal.  I was initially drawn......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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Some ISPs( Individual Study Projects) options

Instructor Team, Instructor

Independent study projects are an important part of a Dragons course. It’s an opportunity for you to get hands on experience in different crafts or topics that you are passionate about. During our time in urban homestay in Patan (also known as the......Read More

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Staying Healthy

Instructors, Instructor

Dear students and families, As we look forward to welcoming you in Nepal, we want to share a few tips that may help you stay healthy. The more proactive we are with health, the less likely it is that we will experience problems as individuals or as......Read More

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First Assignment!

Instructors, Instructor

Dear students, We’ve been so happy to have gotten the chance to speak with some of you on the phone in the past week or two and are looking forward to speaking with the rest of you this week. As we continue to prepare for your arrival in......Read More

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Frances McMillan, Participant

Hey guys! My full name is Frances, but everybody calls me Fran and I’m from Boston, Massachusetts. I went to Senegal for three months with Dragons for the first half of my gap year and it was one of the best and most challenging experiences of......Read More

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HI EVERYONE- STUDENT INTRODUCTION

Maria Rendon, Participant

Hey everyone! My name is Maria Rendon, I’m 18 and I’m from Colombia. As the program approaches, I’m excited to start getting to know all of you and for you to start getting to know me, so here is a little bit about me. I chose this Dragons......Read More