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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

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Instructor Introduction

Rita, Instructor

Apa kabar? “How are you?” At this moment, my mind has been filled up with many questions about you all…my fellow travellers. Where are you now? What kind of preparation are you already doing for Indonesia? Or whether you have been starting to......Read More

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Introduction from Sully

Sully, Participant

Hello! My name is Sarah, but I prefer to be called Sully. I am the one in the picture with the longer hair.  I live in New York, I am 18, and I am graduating high school this January. I am beyond excited to go to Nepal and begin this journey! Some......Read More

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An Instructor hello!

Alena, Instructor

Tashi Delek, I write to you from the North where it is a warm -10 degrees F (and it will be -40 F next month). We have embraced the cold this weekend by visiting snow world, seeing ice sculptures, eating Russian ice cream and enjoying the beautiful......Read More

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Instructor Intro – Nick Gredin

Nick Gredin, Instructor

Sabailaaii namaste! My name is Nick, and I’m very excited to introduce myself and begin this incredible journey that we will be embarking on together. I came from Maine, but I’ve been living in Asia for some years now and, like many other......Read More

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A warm welcome from your program director

Uttara, Dragons Admin

Hello Dragons! I am thrilled to welcome you to Dragons, the Yak Board and to Nepal! This journey that you are about to embark on is a special one – one that I have had the privilege of instructing on before. You might see breathtaking views......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies

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Welcome from your Program Director, Part I

Christy, Dragons Admin

Namaste Dragons, 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 circumstances that is bringing each......Read More

Bhutan: Environmental Sustainability & Community Happiness

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A warm welcome from your Program Director, Part I

Christy, Dragons Admin

Namaste Dragons, 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 circumstances that is bringing each......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Dhal Baat Power 24 Hour

Lauren Forgione, Participant

Note: This essay has been posted on the archived Yak Board of Fall 2018 Nepal Group B at the request of Lauren. Great essay, Lauren! We’re so pleased that Dragons has had such a last impact on your life. Best, Dragons Admin After a flight that......Read More