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BONGOBEAR43

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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Overview

  • 8 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Khmer, Spanish
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Vagabonding (or dreaming about it)
  • Life
  • From Wellington, New Zealand
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To be good at life.

ABOUT ME

Life is a curios thing.

A lot of my endeavors in life are driven by curiosity. Traveling is one of them.

I enjoy being in a new environment and having that initial fresh perspective where even the most mundane activities seem so fascinating.

I love the saying by Marcel Proust.. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

My interests are quite eclectic. I often like learning new things for the sake of learning them. That's why I like to engage in a variety of learning projects.

Some of my interests include:

- Traveling
- Playing music (Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Ocarina, Djembe drums)
- Martial arts (Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu, Boxing, Nunchaku)
- Drawing
- Hiking and camping
- Snowboarding
- Language learning (Spanish, German, Khmer)
- Lucid dreaming and astral projection.

PHILOSOPHY

Live and learn.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I enjoy meeting other travelers.

Music, Movies & Books

Music: David Bowie, Alt-J, Jose Gonzales, Devin Townsend, Cat Stevens, Bob Marley.

Movies: Waking Life, Quentin Tarantino movies, The Matrix, Wreck it Ralph, Kumare.

Books: Carlos Castaneda's books, The book of five rings, Tao of Jeet Kune Do, The Alchemist, Call of the Wild, The Art of War.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Living out of my van for 8 weeks while touring the South Island of New Zealand. It was such a great feeling to have a moving home. I hope to do something similar again one day.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to box. I can show you a few Jiu Jitsu moves too (really this is just an excuse for me to practice some moves on you). I can jam with you on my guitar. I'm open to learning different things from people. I like the idea of having hidden skills that I can whip out of nowhere.

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Cambodia, Spain, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, New Zealand

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