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WTBD Yaks from Bolivia

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group B

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Final Departure Details: Andes & Amazon...

The Boulder Admin Team, Dragons Admin

The time has finally arrived – you’re heading off at the end of the week to South America for an amazing 3 month adventure! We are so excited for you! Please read the following information carefully, as it contains all the details......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Andes Amazon

South America: Andes & Amazon - Group A

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Final Departure Details: Andes & Amazon...

The Boulder Admin Team, Dragons Admin

The time has finally arrived – you’re heading off at the end of the week to South America for an amazing 3 month adventure! We are so excited for you! Please read the following information carefully, as it contains all the details......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group A

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Odds & Ends

Laura Berry, Participant

A few questions regarding packing… Should we bring our Where There Be Dragons t-shirts or is that optional? What about the Lonely Planet guidebook? Also, here’s the books I’m bringing and happy to share 🙂 Walking to Listen The......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Re: Shared Reading and Kathmandu Equipment...

Nick Gredin, Participant

Hi Benjamin, Thanks for your question and for taking the initiative on starting a book list! Reading: We love the book list idea! The books that you mentioned are great choices, and I would also recommend Herman Hesse’s Siddhartha, which is......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Nepal

Nepal: Himalayan Studies - Group B

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Random but urgent favor

Lucas Lepinard, Participant

Hi, This a little embarrassing but im in need of a favor from anyone of the participants living in the bay area. Im currently traveling abroad and long story short im in need of a replacement debit card which just arrived at my house in San......Read More

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Getting Excited!!

Charis Boke, Instructor

Namaste, bidyarthiharu! Hello, students! We are here in Kathmandu, and so excited to be finalizing the details of our upcoming adventures with you! In just four short days we’ll meet you on the ground at Tribhuvan International Airport to begin......Read More

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Hola!

Lucy Fetterman, Participant

Hey guys!! My name is Lucy and I’m pumped to meet y’all in a few days. I grew up in New York City on the Upper West Side and graduated in June. Last summer I almost did a trip with Dragons, but ended up postponing to play volleyball and finish......Read More

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Hola Amigos

Jackson Gould, Participant

Hola amigos, My name is Jackson, and I’m from a small town north of San Francisco called Mill Valley. I graduated high school in the spring of this year and deferred my acceptance at Oberlin College to take a gap year. As for interests, I’m an......Read More

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A little about me

Louis Poirot, Participant

Hey, everyone! My name is Louis and I am from Potomac, Maryland, just outside of D.C. (about 15 minutes away from Ned). I’m 17 and I graduated from St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in June. After my gap year, I will be attending Dickinson......Read More

WTBD Yaks from Indonesia

Indonesia: Community, Culture, & Conservation

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Fleece + Money Questions

Emily Fiorentino, Participant

Hello! First question: Should we bring a real fleece? They take up so much space that I wanted to make sure we really need it (if I have a set of long underwear and a flannel shirt packed already), and how cold the climate will really get. Answer:......Read More

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Introduction from Sandra

Sandra Weinstock, Participant

Hi guys! I’m Sandra, and I’m from New York, NY. I’m really excited to meet you all and start our travels in China. I took Chinese throughout middle and high school, and after freshman year of high school I visited Xi’an with......Read More

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Arrival in Bangkok

Instructors, Participant

Dragons, In just a few days, you will meet together in LA to fly to Thailand! Comfortable Cathay Pacific flights will carry you to Hong Kong, where during your layover you can watch the sun rise on the islands, hills, waters, and skyscrapers of one......Read More

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So Excited!

Instructors, Participant

Namaste Everyone! This is us hanging out in the old kingdom of Bhaktapur. We are very excited to welcome you all in Nepal. Hope you have a great flight, get some sleep, watch some ridiculous movies, and we’ll see you on the other end! Chhittai......Read More

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Introduction Temi

Temi Kelly, Participant

Hi all!! My name is Temi and I am from Norwalk, a small beachside city in Connecticut. I graduated from high school this past spring and will be attending Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia next fall. This summer I worked as a camp counselor at an......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: South of the Clouds

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Some Details on the Beijing Arrival and Lonely...

Joseph Vincent, Participant

Hello China Semester students—can you believe that you will be in Beijing in less than a week? First: A big thank you to all those who have posted introductions. For those who have not yet posted, please do so within the next few days! (: Second:......Read More