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To finally finish This old Studying lark and to avoid real life as long as possible
Hi my name is Dave, I'm a 26 year old guy from Ireland , Just moved to Manchester to finish up the old studying thing that I managed to escape from some time ago. Spent the last 2 and a half years travelling round Asia living in Australia and travelling round South America.Shenanigans were had a plenty and good times all round.
Live each day like there is no tomorrow because someday your gonna be right
--My Old Man
Its just a ride, you can change it any time you like
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
So far I have been (shamefully) purely a taker of the couch surfing experience but hopefully with the approval of my new house mates (give me a few weeks to work on them people) I hope to become a fully functional couch surfing participant
Stayed with an awesome guy in Rio for Carnival named Daniel. Showed me the sights and sounds of Rio and explained to me what half of it all meant as I was rather clueless. Also attended a few events and met a few rather odd and amazing people
Really into the usual stuff. Love going to see live music. Will go to see anything from funky house to rock to ska to metal and everything in between . Also love movies the weirder the better, socialising and exhibits of almost anything and pretty much anything new that travelling has to offer me. Want to learn as much about where I am as possible and hopefully through couchsurfing see the countries I visit in a way you cant as a tourist.
A new experience is very rarely a bad one!!
Music, Movies, and Books
Favourite music is all over the place. Love Radiohead, Sigur ros, Incubus, Rodrigo y Gabriella Queens of the Stone Age, Friendly Fires. Like funky House music for a night out especially Felix the Housecat, Girltalk, 2manyDJ's Chromeo and Peaches. Love hard rock like Tool, RATM,SOAD, and not so hard rock like White Stripes.As long as its not just crap (by definition crap means the Black Eyed Peas) ill give it a listen
Movies the same, anything good. Watching a lot of Coen Brother back catalogue at the minute and finally trying to get over my David Lynch phobia, Let the incomprehension begin.
Books mostly factual stuff and biographies. Read Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance on this trip that was interesting
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Best thing on this trip was India in its entirety. The Burning Ghats in Varanasi(multiple open air cremations) were particularly mad. Cant wait to go back.
Teach, Learn, Share
Want to learn everything espically about the countries I visit. I have never heard anyone complain that they know to much so the more the merrier.Would love to learn a bit about better photography
If anyone is interested I can show them how to feign interest while reading a law book in a library. don't all rush at once
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Ecuador, India, Laos, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, United Kingdom, United States