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Overview

  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Medical Student
  • Currently in medical school.
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Live an epic year before starting medical school in fall of 2015. Goals: Learn Spanish, Ski 100 days, climb mountains

ABOUT ME

I am a 25 year old American who now calls Berkeley, California home. While I'm now a bit more tied down with medical school than I have been previously I don't think I'll ever shake the wanderlust that's inspired my travel in Central and South America, Nepal, and Europe.

PHILOSOPHY

"The mountains are calling and I must go."
-John Muir

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I wish I could currently host but my current living situation with 5 roommates in small house doesn't really make that possible.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I am a CouchSurfing novice.

Interests

Friends, good music, spending time outdoors, travel, sports, learning new things

  • cooking
  • beer
  • traveling
  • music
  • outdoor activities
  • skiing
  • sports
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

My musical interests are quite varied but a few of my favorites include: Alabama Shakes; Portugal. The Man; Tallest Man on Earth; Local Natives; The Lumineers; The Head and The Heart; Black Keys; Red Hot Chili Peppers

A few of my favorite books-
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
Into the Wild and other works by Jon Krakauer
Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Rafted the Middle Fork of Salmon River with buddies last May

What I Can Share with Hosts

Cooking, Good Conversation, A 6-pack of beer

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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