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Overview

  • 97 references 35 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hungarian; learning German, Spanish
  • 42, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • organising and guiding canoeing tours, author, fake psych...
  • Canoe guiding, tourism, karate trainer
  • From Budapest, Hungary
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About Me

Love is the point, this keeps our world together. I try to help people to live their life a better way. Not to live only for myself.

I am professional canoe tour organizer and expert guide living and working in Hungary. I executed the First Hungarian Mekong Expedition in Laos, 2006, all alone. Nature-lover, deep-thinker, people-lover. I am 42, father of a 2 kids.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

After 4 years of break I am back on CS. Being a father didn't really allowed me to host or travel, now I wish to open up again. I organize again a canoeing tour for CS: https://www.couchsurfing.com/events/canoeing-tour-danube-budapest-hungary-2024

Hosting (not now as we have a 3-month-old daughter), being guest, travelling, organizing events

MY GUESTS WERE FROM: Mexico, Poland, Germany, Aruba, Belorussia, England, The Netherlands, Scotland, France, India, USA, Spain, Canada, Romania... and still growing.

Interests

I am a professional canoe guide. I am spiritual, authored a book on states of emotions and sense.

Selfknowing knowing and understanding the world.

I am keen on canoing and hiking. I adore nature, feeling its vibration. (always starts with 'I') I am Buddhist, Christian and Jewish at the same time.

Music, Movies, and Books

Müller Péter, Thornwald Dethlefsen, Richard Bach, Neale Donald Walsch, Paolo Coelho, Gyorgy Faludy, Echardt Tolle. I am addicted to books, can spend hours by reading or `sightseeing` in bookshops. Ezoteric, religious and spiritual ones are my favourites. Also travel books and novels.

Literature

Adventurous films, nature films, travelling and dramas.

Many different kind of music, rock is my favourite. Many says I am a walking juke-box. Probably right...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have been to South-East Asia, met a Buddhist monk and travelled with him for about 2 months.

I have been paddling down 200 km on the Mekong river in Laos, the first Hungarian who tried this beautiful madness.

Drove the Budapest - Gibraltar - Budapest distance.

Hitchhiked Budapest - Berlin - Budapest, Japan, New Zealand

Teach, Learn, Share

I learn to love. Giving love for my family, friends and the world.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Myself?

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Andorra, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Laos, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, New Zealand, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Hungary, Japan, New Zealand, Spain

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