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Overview

  • 2 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish; learning Italian, Russian
  • 55, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • create conditions in which healing can happen
  • MD, PhD, trainings in Shiatsu, Acupuncture, Counselling, ...
  • From Vienna, Austria, Europe
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

planting trees in the rain forrest
studying piano
learning Bachata and Rueda

ABOUT ME

I am both a sensitive person guided by emotions as an intellectual -
I like the balance between a physical life outdoors, dancing and quiet time with massage, books and music

PHILOSOPHY

daoism:
its better to ride the horse in the direction its going.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I like the basic idea of couch surfing.
and I had a very good experience with it.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

one - excellent

Interests

playing piano, classical and improvisation
playing tennis
dancing Salsa, Walzer, Tango, Forró
planting trees
giving and receiving massage

  • dancing
  • tango
  • meditation
  • piano
  • surfing
  • tennis

Music, Movies, and Books

Beethoven, Schubert, Dvorak, Mendelssohn, Katie Melua, Pink Martini, Zaz, Toquinho, Vinicius de Moraes, Tom Jobim, Marisa Monte, Elis Regina; Ella Fitzgerald; Gershwin; Mussorgskij; Hildegard Knef; Kurt Weill; Pink Floyd
favourite books are Hermann Hesse, Pablo Neruda, James Lovelock, "The revenge of Gaia"; Nicholas Stern, "The Global Deal"; Tom Robbins, "Jitterbug Perfume" and "Skiny legs and all"; Francois Lelord; Osho, "the Book of the Secrets" Vol. I to V; Saint-Exupéry; John Updike, "Brazil"; Paramahansa Yogananda, "The autobiography of a Yogi"

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

driving from Austria to India with 4 friends at age 17 -
Iran, Afghanistan, Karakorum, Khyber Pass, heavy dysentery in Delhi, floods in Pakistan -
Vipassana meditation in Buddhist monasteries in Asia

Teach, Learn, Share

natural; idealistic with a sense of reality; crazy in a good natured sense; romantic; creative
Languages like French, Spanish, Portuguese
I would like to learn basics of Japanese, Hungarian, Chinese, Croatian, Russian

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, Andorra, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Martinique, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Venezuela

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Brazil, France, Germany, India, Sri Lanka, United States

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