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Ben Bauman

Chicago, IL, United States

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Overview

  • 10 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Indonesian, Spanish
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • GIS Consultant
  • BFA, MA
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

My mission is to travel for at least one month per year from now on.

ABOUT ME

I'm an easy going guy who is constantly curious and eager to try new things. I have a restless sense of adventure, a passion for cooking, and an aversion to taking life too seriously.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I couchsurfed on and off throughout my month-long travels last summer in Western Europe, and loved it! The hospitality was outstanding.

Interests

Cooking, eating, racquetball, hiking, camping, cycling, running, painting, drawing, and of course, traveling

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: True Stories, Blowup, Kids, The Room, There Will Be Blood, Style Wars, Who is Bozo Texino Music: Can't summarize everything here Books: The City in Mind, Geography of Nowhere, The Long Emergency, The China Study, Guns, Germs & Steel, The Omnivores Dilemma, The World Without Us, From Our House to Bauhaus

One Amazing Thing I've Done

The two most amazing things I've ever done are: 1. Biking 185 miles straight in 21 1/2 hours, leaving at 3:00 AM with no sleep and arriving to the destination at 12:30 AM the following day 2. Staying awake for 48 hours straight in order to finish a mural by the set deadline I'm awesome!

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Republic of, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Poland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I've Lived In

Indonesia, United States

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