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Name: Kenneth
Hometown: Austin, Texas, USA
Join Date: June 18, 2007
Contributions: Reephboy has written about 18 places, shared 1,527 photos, left 4,472 comments, and smiled 6,335 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, meeting other people to travel with, showing people around my hometown, sharing travel tips and blogs
Travel Plans
Southwest Islands, Palau
dream destination
I had numerous opportunities to take scientific monitoring trips to Helen Reef in the Southwest Islands, but Peace Corps regulations wouldn't allow it because it was too remote. They can't bring me down!
Raja Ampat, Indonesia
dream destination
Highest marine biodiversity in the world. Um, HELLO! I'll be diving and possibly living the rest of my freakish life here, thank you.
Palawan, Philippines
dream destination
I was supposed to go on a work trip when I was with Palau Conservation Society, but I left too soon. Now I can't get it out of my head.
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Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Belizean Kriol, some Palauan, and a dash of Bahasa Indo/Malay, Tagalog/Cebuano, & Ponapean, and I can say "thank you" in 11 other languages.
Books you might find in my backpack
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
Living, diving, and fishing in Belize.
Living, diving, and fishing in Palau.
Exploring Hanoi, motorbiking northern VietNam.
Diving Philippines.
Catching up with old friends in Bali.
Loi Krathong Festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
December's many festivals in Mexico.
Oaxaqueno moles.
Virgin Guadalupe festival in San Pedro la Laguna, Guatemala.
Sunsets in Nicaragua.
Watching molten chunks of lava tumble down Volcan Arenal, Costa Rica while I drank Imperial in the thermally heated pools below.
Surfing in Panama.
My best friend's wedding in Akumal, Mexico.
July 4th in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA.
Glacier Nat'l Park, Montana, USA.
Canoeing and fishing the Boundary Waters of Ontario, Canada.
I'm from Austin, Texas, but I've lived in Belize and Palau as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Two years in each country and it was an experience I will never forget.

Now I'm addicted to traveling. I can't live without it. I'm a marine biologist, so traveling is extra fun because there's lots of ocean to explore. I like to dive and surf and kayak in as many places as I can, but I don't exclude all the good times of the mountains and jungles and cities. I'm generally a budget traveler but I'm not afraid to splurge for something that is worth a few extra pesos, or baht, or cordobas or rupiah...

Anyway, I'm just interested in learning about other people's travel experiences, maybe meeting some future travel buddies, and I would be very happy to show off my home town to anyone headed this way.

"All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience"
spocklogic says:
Posted on: Jun 01, 2017
X_Drive says:
Happy Birthday!!
Posted on: Jun 01, 2017
williamsworld says:
Happy birthday to you buddy. Hope all is well
Cheers, Britt
Posted on: Jun 01, 2017
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Reephboy's Travel Blogs

Central Texas Spring 2010
Apr 02, 2010 – Apr 03, 2010
Took a little drive in the Hill Country of Central Texas to see the bluebonnets, our state flower.
Overview 0 words 12 6 17
Bahamas Diving 09
May 24, 2009 – May 28, 2009
Went on a liveaboard dive trip to Bahamas with my favorite travel partners. Great trip.
Overview 0 words 72 10 16
Portland, OR: Quick and Dirty Weekend
Jan 06, 2009 – Jan 10, 2009
Portland, Oregon, USA -› -› …
I hadn't seen my friends from Peace Corps Palau/Micronesia since I had left the islands in October '06. We planned a reunion i…
Overview 1,202 words 52 5 18
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Reephboy's Travel Reviews

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