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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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Home-Stay Gift Information

I-Team, Instructor

Hi all, We have had some inquiries as to home-stay gifts and what is appropriate and necessary to bring, so we wanted to share some further information about this prior to your departure. The purpose of home-stay gifts is to share a bit of your......Read More

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Staying Healthy in Nepal Starts Now!

Instructor Team, Instructor

Dear Him B Students & Families, Travel can introduce health issues that you may not have thought about or considered before. Prior to your departure we wanted to provide you with some information and recommendations about ways you can help to......Read More

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Hey Squad

Joey McAtamney, Participant

Hey guys I just read through all your posts and can’t wait to meet all you ! My name’s Joey and I’ve spend most of my life living in the outskirts of Chicago. I don’t quite love the city, but going downtown’s one of my......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

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Electronic policy

Instructor team, Instructor

Hello Him B Team! We wanted to post a message to give clarity around our Electronics Policy so you can better prepare for your time away. Cell Phones – As a reminder, cell phones are not allowed on course. Please keep your phones at home. If for......Read More

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Nepal: Himalayan Studies – Group B

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Some Independent Study project 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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Meredith’s Introductory Yak!

Meredith Levin, Participant

Hello! My name is Meredith and I’m from Boca Raton, Florida. I’m a forest and mountain lover who grew up in a place with scant forests and no mountains. But the beach is nice too, though! I am writing this from the heart of Old City......Read More

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Introduction

Asher Ladin, Participant

Hello my name is Asher. I was born and raised in Durango, Colorado, in the southwest corner of of the state. My home is up against the border of our local national forest. This is where I first discoverd my love for nature. I spend a lot of time......Read More

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Pre-Course Engagement

Instructor Team, Instructor

Hello Team B friends, It has been so wonderful connecting with you over the past few weeks over the phone, and seeing your introductions beginning to appear here on the Yak Board has us so excited to begin a new semester and adventure with you all.......Read More