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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group A

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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

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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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

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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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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hey!!

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

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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A note on Technology

Instructor Team, 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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Packing!

Instructors, Instructor

Namaste everyone! Are you as excited as we are for our Nepal Himalaya Semester? As our start dates draw closer, you must have lots of questions. Please use the Yak Board for asking questions and getting acquainted with the team – read our......Read More

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Tentative Itinerary

Instructors, Instructor

Hello and welcome to your tentative itinerary! Over the past few weeks, we’ve begun planning our semester together and we want to share this with you. Please remember that some things might change due to the flexible nature of Dragon’s......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

Tsheten Sherpa, Instructor

Namaste Everyone, Welcome to Nepal Himalaya Program and allow me introduce myself to you. My name is Tsheten and I am from Nepal. This is my third semester working with Dragons and it excites me to have yet another episode of teaching, learning,......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

Uttara Pant, Instructor

Dearest students, I am writing you this note as I sit perched at a table with a fantastic view of the turquoise waters surrounding the small island of Ko Kut in Thailand. I’m drinking a suspiciously pink drink that I’ve been told is a strawberry......Read More

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Instructor Introduction! Namaste!

Kripa Dongol, Instructor

Namaste everyone! I am writing from Sikles, a Gurung village at 2000m here inside the Annapurna Conservation Area in Central Nepal. Yesterday, I came back from a very cold dip in the Kahpuche Glacial at the source of Madi river having walked over 11......Read More

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A, Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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A warm welcome!

Christy, Dragons Admin

Namaste Dragons, I’d like to start by expressing my inspiration and gratitude: I’m inspired by your courage to leap into the wild journey that awaits you just around the bend, and grateful to the unique set of circumstances that is bringing each......Read More