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Greg Barash

Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

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Overview

  • 63 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Hebrew (modern), Russian; learning Chinese
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • living, teaching studying :)
  • High school, Akko
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

ha ha....I'm no longer look like the guy in the picture

ABOUT ME

The Zen Dog by Edward Monkton
"He knows not where he's going For the Ocean will decide,
It's not the destination, It's the glory of THE RIDE!"

Soo I was born in the Urals in Russia and since the age of 2 I live in Israel, in a small and ancient town in the Galille, After the army I embarked in a journey, took a plane to Manchester and hitchhiked and couchsurfed all the way to southeast asia.

I was already on my way back when I discovered that I don't want to, so I stayed in chengdu to study Chinese and to enjoy china as much as I can, wish me luck :)

other then that..

I like to hear stories of any kind and tell them, I like cycling, hiking, talking, listening, reading, sleeping, Being awake, Being half awake, I like to be excited by others and much more staff,

"Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun every year"

Always Smile :) Greg.

PHILOSOPHY

"Seven to eleven is a huge chunk of life, full of dulling and forgetting. It is fabled that we slowly lose the gift of speech with animals, that birds no longer visit our windowsills to converse. As our eyes grow accustomed to sight they armour themselves against wonder" L. cohen

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I hosted back in Israel a few people and surfed a lot around Europe, russia and china.

Now I'm back in buisiness and small flat is waiting for surfers in the big village called Chengdu

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Fun, amazing!!!! thank you great shpagetti monster for granting us couchsurfing

Interests

doing creepy laugh with my kazoo, fun staff whatever they are and wherever they are, reading, languages and alternative lifestyle which I'm constantly failing to practice but I can preach if you like me to..he he
and eating from the garbage accosianally (not in china, don't try :)

Music, Movies & Books

I like many kinds of music but my true love is for this guys: Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Neil Young, pink floyd, Janis Joplin, The Doors, Meir Ariel, Berry Saharof, Rami Fortis

Books:
Of Human Bondage/Somerset Maugham
East of Eden/John Steinbeck
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Catch 22

Movies.....
Woody Allen
Fritz the cat!! "I've been up and down in the 4 corners of this big old world....."
Big lebowski

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Walked the Israel National Trail - a 940 kilometers of pure pleasure

I saw the rain coming down on a sunny day

I'm not the person that I came with

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you the esoteric language Hebrew which is the language of the bible,

I know basic juggling and I want to learn more and can teach what I know

Chinese, Chinese, Chinese

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Cambodia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

China, Israel, Russian Federation

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