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Austin Walsh

Winter Park, Colorado, United States

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Overview

  • 43 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Russian
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Living Statue
  • never stop learning
  • From Dallas Texas USA
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

leave a positive impact

ABOUT ME

Nothing is certain, so I try to do the best i can with the resources i have. I am glad to live!! I am always learning and I tend to grow and change on a daily basis. Overall I have a longing to connect with the earth and its creatures, aiming for harmony.

I enjoy myself most pursuing simple endeavors and being in areas with minimal human population. But i do enjoy cities as well. On that note I am pleased to announce that I will embark on a Cross America Walk in Feb 2013 along the AMERICAN DISCOVERY TRAIL! You can follow my journey at: trailjournals.com/azonation. In 2013 I walked for 8 months making my way from Delaware to western kansas by foot!! After taking the winter off to work, On April 20th 2014 I started back up where I left off and am continuing my walk west. I hope to meet you along the way!!

Progress on my walk across America: visited 8 states (16%)Create your own visited map of The United States or Like this? try: Google Share

PHILOSOPHY

I don't know.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

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COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I think the concept of couchsurfing brings goodness out of humanity, based in trust it forms a community of people sharing and caring for each other. I base a lot of my spiritual ideals upon what i have learned from couchsurfing.

Interests

Activities: -Busking -Hiking -Snowboarding -Gardening -Dancing -Backpacking -Kayaking -Roadtriping -being submerged in water -playing sports

Interests: -family -Couchsurfing -Enjoying the world -my aquarium -learning -appreciating life -Making people smile -connecting to the earth -Originality

Conversation Topics: -Philosophy -culture -religion (or lack of it) -existentialism -sports -traveling -debating -simplicity -History -Geography -Humanity -Random Facts/Statistics (due to previous odd obsessions I still hold a good bit of knowledge about populations, skyscrapers, roller coasters and Texas high school football)

Music, Movies & Books

Films: -Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) -Lost in Translation -Letters from Iwo Jima -Crazy Heart -Empire of the Sun

Books: -Kiss me like a stranger (Gene Wilder autobiography) -Into the Wild

Music: -CAKE -Semisonic -Hermins Hermits -Sublime -IZ -Michael Franti

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Life is amazing.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach snowboarding and skiing, how to roll a kayak, and I can give tips on living the lonely life on the road.

I want to learn more about: building a simple home, brewing, cooking, gardening, foraging, identifying wildlife.

Countries I've Visited

Andorra, Cayman Islands, France, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Switzerland

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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