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Hi!

Heidi, Participant

Hi! My name is Heidi and I am from Cary, North Carolina. I am 21 years old and graduated a semester early from NC State University this December. I am currently finishing up an internship and then transitioning into a full time position after Nepal.......Read More

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Question about ISPs

Max, Participant

Hello! I’m wondering when we’ll be able to view and decide on our topics for the independent study project. Do we choose a topic now, or when we arrive in Nepal? See you soon, Max...Read More

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Hello!

Eli, Participant

Hello all! My name is Eli, and I’m from Colorado Springs, CO. I graduated high school this past May, and have spent the year thus far rock climbing and backpacking throughout the southwestern United States and Chilean Patagonia. I am so......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies

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DEPARTURE DAY DETAILS AND REMINDERS

Sarah O'Brien, 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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Hello from Nicky!

Nicky, Participant

Hi everyone, my name is Nicky. I am from Boulder, Colorado, but moved to San Rafael, California four months ago. I just turned 20, and I recently submitted my college applications. I graduated from high school and got my associate’s degree last......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies

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Hello everybody!

Ella, Participant

Hi there! My name is Ella and I’m originally from Hood River, OR and currently living in Portland, OR. Right now, I am packing up my things and scrounging around thrift shops for a good hiking fleece and taking the occasional break to play with my......Read More

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The Pack Yak

Instructors, Participant

Namaste fellow Dragons, We hope that just like the Instructor team, your excitement is also growing more and more every passing day for your arrival in Nepal! Your mind is probably abuzz with questions about packing for the course. In addition to......Read More

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Communication and preparation

Instructors, Instructor

Preparation and being proactive is key when you are about to travel. As you are going to be traveling to this part of the world, there are a few steps you can take to be proactive for your communication networks and bank cards. While traveling it is......Read More

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An apple a day…

Instructors, Instructor

While you are getting your bags ready it is important to get yourself ready too! Here are some suggestions to help you stay healthy and comfortable during your stay in Nepal. We will be discussing this much more in-depth once you come to Nepal. Set......Read More

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Pre-Course Reading Assignment

Instructors, Instructor

Dear new friends, During this course, we will encounter and engage with myriad ideas and realities, both inspiring and challenging, as they exist in Nepal today. In order to kick-start some of these conversations, we would like each of you to learn......Read More

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Tentative Itinerary

Tsheten Sherpa, Instructor

Namaste Everyone, Here, we have the outline of  TENTATIVE itinerary for your time in Nepal. As the dates of your arrival in Nepal is near the horizon, we are very excited, and we want to present you the overview of the upcoming three months. Here,......Read More

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Hi!

Serena, Participant

Greetings from the Great Lakes State! My name is Serena Varner and I am beyond pumped to share in this adventure with you all. I’m from Ypsilanti, Michigan but have spent the past two years at college in Providence, Rhode Island. I’m 20......Read More

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Namaste!

Max, Participant

My name is Max Kadunce and I’m 19 years old. I live in northern Virginia near Washington DC, and I graduated from high school in 2018. I’m super excited to go on this trip and explore a new country with you all! This is a great chance to escape......Read More

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Introduction!

Morgan, Participant

Hi! My name is Morgan and I’m from beautiful Petaluma, just 40 minutes north of San Francisco, California. I graduated high school this spring, making me 18 years old. I am looking forwards to the comparative religion aspect of this trip and......Read More

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Hello!

Delaney, Participant

Hello everyone! My name is Delaney and I’m so excited to meet you all and travel in Nepal! I am 18 and graduated High School in the spring of 2019. I live in sunny Cleveland, Ohio (go Browns/Indians/Cavs/Monsters!). I’m writing this......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

Tsheten Sherpa, Instructor

Namaste fellow travellers, My name is Tsheten Sherpa and I am your local instructor for this spring in Nepal. I am excited to see the yak board brought back to life again with introduction and knowing that we will soon all be part of something......Read More