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Overview

  • 7 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Czech, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Freelance film: movie making, picture taking.
  • Film Production, English Literature Double Major. Minor i...
  • From Minnesota
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I'm an adventurer at heart with a longing for wisdom... As Mark Twain said, "Explore! Dream! Discover!"

ABOUT ME

I am a 25 year freelance filmmaker from Minneapolis. I love old films and literature. Music is a must. Just finished a four-month bike trip through parts of Central and South America.

I spend as much time as I can in the outdoors and camping.

I also love portrait photographery and exploring the streets with my trusty 35mm camera.

Check out my photo website: www.adam-spanier.com

PHILOSOPHY

Empathy.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I used CouchSurfing while backpacking through Europe in 2011. Currently, I am teaching English in the Czech Republic and I would love to meet up with travelers and other Surfers to improve my Czech and meet new people.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've had only excellent couch surfing experiences and I've made many excellent, life-long friends.

Interests

Old French films, photography, reading. I love camping and canoeing.

I try my best to say "yes" to nearly everything so that I experience as much as possible. Adventures are a big part of my life.

I love a good conversation over a good beer.

  • literature
  • photography
  • beer
  • politics
  • movies
  • reading
  • music
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • backpacking
  • canoeing
  • camping
  • adventure races
  • surfing
  • freelancing

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Anything by Truffaut ('The 400 Blows', 'Jules et Jim'), Rules of the Game, Bande à Part, Synecdoche NY, Annie Hall, etc...

Music: Bon Iver, Tallest Man on Earth, Avett Brothers, Local Natives, Phosphorescent

Books: The Great Gatsby, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, anything by Hemingway, My Antonia, The Sound and the Fury

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I recently finished a canoe trip down the Mississippi River with my best friend. It took us 64 days.

Started a tutoring program for East African immigrants in Minneapolis. I have met some of the most inspiring/amazing people.

Directed a short film in the Czech language... I don't know Czech. A difficult, but great experience.

visited 15 states (6.66%)Create your own visited map of The World or website vertaling duits?

Teach, Learn, Share

I love talking about nearly everything (literature, cinema, politics, life in the US).

As a photographer, I love to see other people's work or go to museum's galleries.

Countries I’ve Visited

Germany, Slovakia, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Czech Republic, United States

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