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*in Colombia opening a few hostels for most of 2023*
I'm 33 and am fortunate enough to have lived a very exciting life. I grew up in New York State but fate brought me out west where I started up and succeeded with a very successful real estate business and online company.
I am an avid reader and also passionate about history and politics.
I have lived in different places in the world and across the United States, so I have surfers referencing different places. Currently I live in Colorado though.
In my free time I love to travel, take my guests places, and try different culinary cuisines.
Where I live is one of my airbnb properties, a sprawling ranch outside Denver. I do have a flock of sheep here, the breed being called Jacobs Sheep. (They look kinda like goats but yes they are sheep).
If my spare rooms are free, I'll host surfers in my home and give you one of the guest rooms.
I also have a futon in the living room.
I'm a bit of a health buff and don't drink (i do appreciate good wine now and then), smoke or do any kind of drugs so im a pretty boring host for some people, but I can definitely point you in the right directions for enjoying the best part of local nightlife.
So that I know you read my profile, end your request to surf with me by telling me one of your favorite books.
(Its not a prerequisite but if I'm getting alot of requests, I'll give those people priority. If it's a book I love but forgot or didn't put on my list, I'll feel an obligation to host you. I also will host almost no matter what those who've hosted alot of people themselves)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Hosting on couchsurfing gives my life meaning. I enjoy helping others travel because travel is the best education
Music, Movies, and Books
I love to read. Some of my favorite books are:
The power broker: robert moses and the fall of new york, by Robert Caro.
1984, by George Orwell. (Gets more relevant the older it gets)
The Stand, by Steven King.
Lawrence In Arabia, by Scott Anderson
A Confederacy Of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole.
Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith.
Liberty Defined, by Ron Paul.
It, by Steven King.
The Politics Of Decline, by Jay Gallagher
The Guns Of August, by Barbara Tuchman
All Quiet On The Western Front, By Erich Maria Remarque.
The Personal Memoirs Of Ulysses S Grant.
Animal Farm, by George Orwell.
Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich, by William Shirer.
War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy.
The Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
Crime And Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
Up Country, by Nelson DeMille.
The Diaries of Louis and Clarke, by Louis and Clark.
The Siege Of Malta, by Francesco Balbi De Corregio.
The Forever War, by Joe Haldeman
Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley.
Sea Biscuit, by Laura Hillenbrand.
Killing Lincoln, by Bill O'Reilly.
Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand.
Revolution, by Ron Paul.
48 Laws of Power, by Robert Greene.
Art of War, by Sun Tzu.
Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand.
Wildfire, by Nelson Demille.
The Godfather, by Mario Puzo.
Boss of Bosses, by Joe O'Brien.
Gaspipe, by Phillip Carlo.
The Iliad, by Homer.
Human Action, by Ludwig Von Mises.
The Diaries of Che Guevara.
Democracy In America, by Alexis de Tocqueville.
The History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire, by Ed Gibbon.
All Gods Children by Fox Butterfield
The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer.
Legs, by William Kennedy.
an Albany Trio, by William Kennedy.
1776, by David McCullough.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Reunited a family of refugees in ukraine
Teach, Learn, Share
I only know English. Not sure what i can teach. I can share a good homecooked meal.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Good stories, a meal or drinks
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Lebanon, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Colombia, Malta, United States