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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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End-of-Course Thoughts

Meredith Levin, Participant

Still I know I’ve got to go! Fly away, meadowlark Fly away on this silver morning If I stay, I’ll grow to curse the dark So it’s off where the days won’t bind me I know I leave wounds behind me But I won’t let tomorrow......Read More

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An Ode to Nepal

Hope Murphy, Participant

Yak of the Week

“There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” -J.R.R. Tolkien I came to Nepal looking to learn and to expand my......Read More

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Our Final Days

Instructor Team, Instructor

We are into our last days here in Nepal and wanted to share some photos of our last week. These final few days are spent in transference where we focus on ourselves, our group, and our larger community and world.  We are staying in the same......Read More

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Nepali New Year

Liz Freeland, Participant

Our time in Patan was full of many great memories but one of my favorite days was Nepali New Year. Waking up that morning, my homestay family’s plan was to go have a picnic at a secret location, but we weren’t sure if weather was going to......Read More

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Happy at X-Phase

I-Team, Instructor

We are three days into x-phase and our group is feeling so full of happiness. The past two days have been spent hiking through the hills and up the terraces outside of Pokhara. We have spent hours basking in the river and lying in the grass;......Read More

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Patan Time

Jaime, Participant

Happy 2076!! If many of you are confused that is completely understandable! This past Sunday was Nepali New Year. It’s the most celebrated holiday on the Nepali calendar and one that is full of fascinating cultural and historical implications.......Read More

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Shifting: Home.

Anna G., Instructor

Our time in Patan has flown by. Almost one month ago we arrived here, energized and a bit weary from constant movement and travel. Students settled into their home-stays immediately, and found the transition to being alone, to being a part of a......Read More

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Headed for student led Expedition phase

Instructor team, Instructor

Him B Headed for X-phase After almost four incredible weeks in Patan where we were in full mode of immersing ourselves in the urban life, learning from numerous people and visiting incredible places we are headed to the lovely place called Kaski......Read More

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Dance Lessons

Anna, Instructor

Our group has had an extremely busy week with guest speakers, yoga class, excursions, and Nepali language lessons. We also had our first dance class, where students learned a modern meets traditional dance, and they will perform it next week for......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Privilege of Picky Eating

Liz Freeland, Participant

Coming to Nepal, the food was a big worry of mine. Not wanting to be disrespectful or rude but knowing how I usually don’t like most things, I worried how it would work out. Growing up as a notorious picky eater, I became so quick to say no if......Read More