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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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A Lesson in Food

Emma, Asher, Ellie, Participant

Hey Peeps! After eating a few traditional Nepali meals, consisting of Daal Bhat and vegetables) our fearless leader, Rishi, told us to leave our utensils and napkins behind. He told us he would be giving us a lesson on how to eat Daal Bhat properly,......Read More

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Rad(ish) Orientation

Meredith, Jaime, Hope, Participant

After a strenuous two days of travel we arrived on the other side of the planet. We were greeted by our wonderful instructors who bequeathed us with mala flower necklaces and wished us a peaceful “Namaste!” From Kathmandu we traveled to the hill......Read More

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Heading to the Rural Homestay

Instructors, Instructor

Hi there, Him B has wrapped up their orientation in Dhulikhel and are heading to their rural homestay in Koshi Tappu on Wednesday. The group spent their time in Dhulikhel doing activities around setting goals, creating a healthy group culture,......Read More

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Good Day, Bob

Cate, Rachel, Joey, Participant

It’s been three days since we arrived in Nepal. The airport was an adventure in and of itself. The mixture of standing in line to get our visas, waiting for our bags, and navigating our way through a sea of unmoving people all trying to exit/enter......Read More

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Orientation in Dhulikhel

Instructors, Instructor

Dear friends, The Him B crew had a lovely second day at Dhulikhel. With the rains finally over, the sun came out and the mountains peeked out from the curtains of cloud and greeted the world in their majesty. Team B pulled their seats to the sun and......Read More

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Him B has arrived!

Instructor team, Instructor

Friends, family, and loved ones, Our group has arrived into Kathmandu just as the sun came out. We are headed to Dhulikhel for our orientation for the next week. All are tired, but have good energy and spirits.   More to come. Him B  ...Read More

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Nepal Group B is Ready for Take Off!

Carin, Dragons Admin

Nepal Group B 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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Introductory Yak

Jaime, Participant

Hey guys! My name is Jaime Gomez and I’m from NYC. I’ve been studying in France for the last six months to improve my French and now I’m very excited to start the second half of my gap year in Nepal! I’m interested in History and reading. I......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Altitude medication

Instructor team, Participant

Hi everyone This is in response to your question about altitude medication. Having a doctor’s prescription would suffice and you won’t need to bring prophylactic altitude medication with you. Since Acetazolamide (Diamox) is readily......Read More

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A Tentative Itinerary

Instructor Team, Instructor

Greetings Everyone, Welcome to Himalayan Studies B Spring 2019 In a few weeks you shall be in one of the most blessed and majestic lands that is going to put an indelible mark on your life, consciousness and memories. We the I-team and the admin......Read More

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Together in Nagarkot!

Instructor Team, Instructor

Team B! We have been together in the hills above Kathmandu for the past week making final preparations for your arrival. The days have been warm and sunny and the Himalayas have been greeting us each morning in their full glory. The evenings have......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Trek route

Iris, Participant

Hi Group B Instructors, where will you be trekking, do you know yet?  Also, could you please repost the itinerary as I really can not find it on the yak board 🙁 thank you!! iris  ...Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Final Packing Questions

Meredith Levin, Participant

Hi! We have just a few questions as we finish up packing. In the course preparation manual, the packing list suggests bringing a prescription for prophylactic altitude medicine. Does that mean just a doctor’s note with the prescription, or......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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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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Adapter/Converter Information

Anna, Instructor

Hi Jeanne (and Him B crew), Thank you for your question regarding adapters & converters here in Nepal. Dragons does not provide these for students, so we recommend you bring one. That said, they are easy to purchase here in Nepal, and will......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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adapter/converter

Jeanne McAtamney, Participant

Hi!  Quick question–looks like MP3 players and point/shoot cameras are ok, will there be converters to use for charging?  Or bring your own? thanks!...Read More