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¡Hola queridos dragones!

Raquel Wigginton, Instructor

¡Hola queridos estudiantes! Espero que todos van bien y que sus veranos han sido relajantes y placenteros. As for me, I have been visiting family during these short weeks that I have before our course in Bolivia and Peru commences. I’m......Read More

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Instructor intro – Brian Reilly

Brian Reilly, Instructor

Hi friends, I can hardly believe that I’m already writing you this letter, that another course is about to begin, and that I am about to return to South America after so long away. For the past few weeks, I have been traveling around Central and......Read More

Madagascar & Senegal: Africa Semester

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Introduction

Sam Frankovsky, Participant

Hey everyone my name is Sam Frankovsky. I am from Boulder, Colorado and I am 19. I went to University of Denver last year but instead of returning this year I’m going on this trip with you guys which is very neat. I play so much fifa that they......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Information on Rabies and Malaria in Nepal

Shannon Harriman, Dragons Admin

Namaste, As you are preparing for your upcoming adventure in Nepal, many of you will be visiting travel doctors and making a plan for vaccinations and medication. We wanted to take this opportunity to provide some additional information regarding......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Information on Rabies and Malaria in Nepal

Shannon Harriman, Dragons Admin

Namaste, As you are preparing for your upcoming adventure in Nepal, many of you will be visiting travel doctors and making a plan for vaccinations and medication. We wanted to take this opportunity to provide some additional information regarding......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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Information on Rabies and Malaria in Nepal

Shannon Harriman, Dragons Admin

Namaste, As you are preparing for your upcoming adventure in Nepal, many of you will be visiting travel doctors and making a plan for vaccinations and medication. We wanted to take this opportunity to provide some additional information regarding......Read More

Madagascar & Senegal: Africa Semester

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Information on Malaria in Madagascar

Cara Lane-Toomey, Dragons Admin

Hello Madagascar students, As you are all likely beginning to visit travel doctors and make a plan for vaccinations and medication, we wanted to take this opportunity to provide some additional information regarding malaria prophylaxis. Dragons has......Read More

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THINGS I WON’T EVER FORGET

Anna Maguire, Participant

Yak of the Week

I will never forget the beautiful sunset I watched every night as I ate my tempeh, tofu and rice for dinner. I will never forget looking into my Ibu’s (mother’s) eyes as tears stream down her cheeks with her hand on her heart, explaining to me......Read More

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A GUIDE TO FORCING YOUR BODY, AGAINST THE WILL OF...

Lily Hobbs, Dragons Admin

Yak of the Week

According to Merriam Webster a hike means to walk a long distance especially for pleasure or exercise. Personally I’ve always had a bad association with hiking.  I always wondered where the fascination came from. Hiking was a source of anxiety for me, almost unconsciously. I would brush off the idea that it made me nervous, convincing myself that hiking just wasn’t my forte. However, In past three days my perspective has changed, due to some crucial tips and tricks I learned from myself and others. So here they are, things to remember. Brought to you by someone who previously had a… Read More

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Benaras

Lisa Cordano, Participant

Yak of the Week

The sun sinks behind a 300 year old Mosque, illuminating the perfectly rounded towers. I remember visiting the Mosque during our Muslim week (what seems like ages ago). I stood on the balcony, looking out over the ghats, down at the boats in the......Read More

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Instructor

Uttara Pant, Participant

Hello hello students! I’m sitting in my parent’s garden in Pune, India, drinking tea and ploughing through my third YA novel in three days. I know I’m probably supposed to say this is a guilty pleasure, but it really isn’t. 🙂 I’ve just......Read More

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Hello from Marcus!

Marcus Larsen-Strecker, Participant

Hello everyone! In just a matter of weeks we will all be in China together–trying new foods and seeing new sights while forming heartfelt bonds with each other and the people and places we encounter on our journey along the Mekong. I’m......Read More

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Train of Thoughts

Garner McAshan, Dragons Admin

Yak of the Week

Simplicity: I find simplicity profound. Effective. Necessary. Asian cultures adore the concept of simplicity. It is second nature to them. American culture is way too complex. Too stressful. There is no need. It is not necessary or effective. In......Read More

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Instructor Introduction

Aditya Shrestha, Instructor

Namastey fellow travellers! My name is Aditya, and I am very excited to welcome you to the Himalayas. I hope you too are excited of the adventure that awaits you.  This is a challenging venture you have decided to undertake. As it takes a lot of......Read More