Brad Hurvitz

Gratitude – 1 year later

This picture came up on my Facebook Memories, so I thought I would share. It has been exactly one year since I stepped down off of the mountain my school was placed on, walked out of my village, and into a new life. From there, there’s nothing else I can say about my life that […]

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Hi everybody, Over the last couple of years, our Trek to Teach experience has been noticed by many adventure-seekers and difference-makers. They see the opportunity to live in the Himalayas as epic and the ability to teach young Nepali students as having an important, lasting impact. We are getting applications regularly and I see some […]

A departing letter from Allie to her school

Shree Dhaulasri Secondary School Chhomrong, Kaski 9 Ghandruk, Nepal April 2016-June 2016 To the Principal, Students and community members of Chommrong, Coming to teach at your school, I expected to be immersed in an education system far different from my own. I expected it to be a challenging experience to teach with a language barrier, and […]

Trekking, mountains and birds

I remember back in April 2015, when I was starting my thru hike of the Pacific Crest Trail, I got the news that there had been a terrible earth quake in Nepal. I cannot remember their names, but there were several other thru hikers (a “thru hiker” is someone who attempts to hike an entire […]

Visit to Nepal

I was preparing to go to Nepal last spring to create partnerships with new schools in the Himalayas for my organization, Trek to Teach.  Just a couple weeks before my trip, Nepal was hit by a massive earthquake. We had three teachers at our schools in Annapurna and several Trek to Teach staff members in […]