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Overview

  • 2 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Student / writer / traveller / hedonist - Estudiante / ho...
  • Completing first degree in Literature and Spanish languag...
  • From Adelaide, Australia
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Experience everything, indulge in life, find friends and happiness, create art and live the magic of the moment

ABOUT ME

A student of life, interested in new experiences, philosophies and outlooks.

Un estudiante de la vida. Estoy interesado en nuevas experiencias, filosofias y visiones de la vida.

PHILOSOPHY

I live my life to experience the ineffable, the unique moments of joy that never return. Art isn't just something hung on a dusty old wall, it's part of every day and every moment - a way of looking at the world, experiencing, participating and enjoying life. It's a way to communicate, it brings people together, eliminates differences, and encourages the new and the exciting. To write, to read, to make music, to make merry and to share are the reasons I live, and I never take life too seriously as a result. To enjoy life is reason enough to live, and to enjoy more is to live better.

But of course there is a serious side to life as well, I do not deny this - but the most serious thing we can do is to help others to improve their lives and enjoy them more. Education is one of the most important things in life - it is necessary to destroy ignorance, to bring people together, to encourage new ideas, and to allow greater understanding and participation in life. The educators of this world, whether they be teachers, writers or artists, are the most important people as without them we would not have what we do. To share, to teach, is to give back to the world and to improve the quality of life for everybody, and the more people give, the more everybody has, including those who give everything they have.

For a peaceful, happy, and prosperous world...

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Soy un nuevo couchsurfer, viajando ahora, pero tengo planes tener otras couchsurfers en mi casa cuándo vuelvo a Australia.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

He tenido pocas experiencias con CouchSurfing, pero todas han estado super buenas y divertidas... Me encanta esta manera de viajar y creo que es perfecto por el viajero que quiere conocer otras culturas de verdad.

Interests

Writing, reading, drumming, learning Spanish, talking philosophy, acting ridiculously, listening to and making music, learning new skills, opening my mind and experiencing life in novel ways.

Escribir, leer, tocar tambores, bongos, djembes... Estudiar español, hablar de filosofía, hablar tonterías, aprender nuevas cosas, abrir mi mente y experienciar nuevos estilos de la vida.

  • arts
  • writing
  • books
  • acting
  • education
  • reading
  • magic
  • music
  • teaching

Music, Movies, and Books

Authors: Anything by William Burroughs, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jorge Luis Borges, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Allen Ginsberg, Pablo Neruda, Italo Calvino

Books: The Monkey Wrench Gang, Naked Lunch, Labarynths, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Howl, If On A Winter's Night a Traveller..., Crime and Punishment, Paradise Lost,

Music: Anything and everything, things that come to mind are Flying Lotus, Pink Floyd, Madvillian, J.J Cale, Onra (Chinoiseries in particular - if don't know it, get into it), Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrix, Devo, Aphex Twin, The B-52s, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Chico Trujillo, Daft Punk, The Doors, Frank Sinatra, Gorrilaz, Hermitude, Jurassic 5, The Kinks, Morphine, Neil Young, Paul Kelly, Radiohead, Underworld, and the list could go on, but I'll really get into anything (everyone does, but the question "What music do you like" persists as an ice-breaker...)

Movies and Series: El Secreto en sus ojos, anything by Pedro Almodovar, anything by Stanley Kubrick, The Mighty Boosh, Futurama, Harvey Birdman, Garth Marenghi's Darkplace,

And many more, but I always prefer to read.
Y muchas mas, pero siempre prefiero leer.

Countries I’ve Visited

Chile, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia

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