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Intro

Molly Burnett, Participant

Hi, everyone. My name is Molly Burnett, and I’m from North Carolina. I just graduated from Forsyth Country Day School, and I’m going to Middlebury College after this year. Taking a gap year isn’t really a thing where I’m from, but I......Read More

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大学好!

Julia Gabriele, Participant

Hey everyone!  It’s been so fun reading about everyone else, I thought maybe I’d post an intro of my own (and if you hadn’t noticed, I’m definitely not leaving it to the last minute at all!). My name is Julia Gabriele, and......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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labeling our check through luggage

Carter Hermes, Participant

Good Morning! We are getting ready to have our bag shrink wrapped for travel and have contact info for USA.  However, we don’t know what information to put in case the bag gets lost in transit in Nepal. Can you give us the information to put......Read More

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Introduction

Abigail Wrate, Participant

Manahona, I am Abi. As of spring, I am fresh out of high school, and am planing on starting university after we return. I was born in Alaska, but was raised most of my life in California in the non tropical-rain forest that is the Redwood forest. My......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Question for Visa

Natalie Pierce, Participant

Hi! Quick question- it says we need 2 passport photos for the visa when we arrive in Nepal. Is this referring to copies or to the extra small photo included when it was mailed? If so I only have one copy of the photo, not two. What can I do? Thanks!...Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Duffels

Brent P Gangwish, Participant

Will there be a place in the guest house to store duffel bags and other travel items so that they don’t have to be carried throughout the trip or will we be carrying everything?...Read More

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Introduction Grace

Grace, Participant

Hi everyone! My name is Grace Anderson. I am also from Boulder, Colorado and I live here with my parents, twin sister, dog (Snoodle), and cat (Quaffle). You can see Snoodle and my sister on the left in the photo of us on Mt. Missouri. I just......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group C

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Introduction and “Why We Travel”...

Emma Buchta, Participant

Hey guys! I’m Emma and I’m from Lexington, MA. I just graduated high school and next year I’ll be attending McGill University in Montreal. In high school I played field hockey and lacrosse but I also really enjoy languages, biking,......Read More

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Hello!

Teo De Schutter, Participant

Hello everyone, my name is Teo and I am really looking forward to meeting you guys!  I am half Belgian half Swedish but I have lived all my life in Belgium.  I graduated from high school in July and spent most of my summer in Sweden visiting......Read More

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For a New Beginning

I-Team, Instructor

Yak of the Week

Dear students, The three of us have just wrapped up our orientation in the majestic mountains of Nepal. Together with our program director, Christy, we have been building the foundation to a magical program for all of us to experience. We are eager......Read More

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Him B Instructor Team

Lauren Cain, Instructor

Hello everyone! We just finished a lovely week at the Bhaktapur Guest house here in Nepal, preparing for our course and getting ready to embark on this wild adventure! There was plentiful laughter, planning sessions, and much tea consumption. We......Read More