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About roger_ray

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About roger_ray
Biography:
Lived, worked, and volunteered in Nepal, speak Nepali.
Three+ yrs US Peace Corps Vol/Nepal in E Nepal, speak decent hill Nepali. Additional 2 yrs after PC in Nepal trekking volunteering, led a few treks.
Since 2009 numerous visits for 6mos/visit....lots and lots of trekking, led few more treks, simple backpacking, not into crowds, groups, fancy style. Prefer a more basic style and interacting with Nepalis in homestays or small villages vice the tourist lodge thing. Often trek in winter to avoid the crowds if on a main trek.
Returning in 2015 for additional extended period for trekking and then helping as I can for friends in villages that have been effect by the earthquake.
Location:
USA
Trekking Background:
Lots while in the PC and after; since 2008 an additonal 20+ months in Nepal mostly trekking with volunteering as well as visiting friends.
Interests:
running, trekking, flying, motorcycling, music, reading
Occupation:
Retired!

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