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North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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Student Introduction

Cheney Ramos, Participant

Hello everybody ! My name is Cheney (pronounced Chay-Knee) and I am extremely excited to meet you all! I am currently in a hammock watching my dogs soak in the sun on this 100º hot, humid summer’s day in Houston, Texas. As I prepare for my......Read More

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Some FAQs

Instructors, Instructor

Hello travellers! We hope that you are feeling excited as the day of departure comes closer! As always, a lot of questions come up during this time and we wanted to share responses to a few questions we received recently. If you have any other......Read More

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Dragons 1-Minute Visual-Story Contest

Dragons HQ, Dragons Admin

Hello Summer Students! Just wanted to share with you the details of our annual “1-Minute Visual Story” Contest… The goals of Dragons Visual-Story contest are to: Share visual story through student and in-the-field perspectives.......Read More

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Ready, Set…. (A Note from a Past Dragons...

Carin, Dragons Admin

Future Dragons, I hope you’re getting excited for the enlightening adventure that awaits you! I can tell you from experience that there is nothing quite like the feeling of being on a Dragons trip. From filling out the application and beginning to......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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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 Introductions!

Instructors, Instructor

Hello fellow travellers! We hope that you have been getting as excited as we have for our summer together. We will be in touch with each of you shortly so we can have a chat on the phone and begin to get to know each other. We will be posting our......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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Pre-Course Webinar Recording

Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Students & Families, As you prepare for the upcoming departure, don’t forget about your pre-course webinar recording! While many of you joined us for the live discussion and Q&A, we also recorded the conversation and presentation so......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

Alena Zaslov, Instructor

Tashi-delek, lobtruk (Tibetan for Hello students)! You’ve already done the hard part and decided to go on an adventure into the Himalayas, all that’s left is to get excited! I’m writing to you guys from Cleveland Ohio. Though the weather is......Read More

WTBD Yaks from India

North India: Roof of the World (4-week)

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A warm welcome from your Program Director

Christy, Dragons Admin

Namaste Dragons summer students and parents, 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......Read More

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A note on social media

Miriam, Dragons Admin

Dear Summer 2019 Travelers, It’s great to see your Yak Board come to life! This is a very exciting time of year for all of us, and while we understand that you’re likely anxious to meet your traveling companions, we have a request for you:......Read More