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Brandon Gomez

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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Overview

  • 9 Positive References
  • Learning Dari Persian, German, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • currently working with an NGO in Afg...
  • Master's Degree in Media Studies
  • From Coatesville, PA
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

enjoy this short life we have

ABOUT ME

Grew up in the states, raised on the east coast outside of Philadelphia. Now living, working, traveling in different countries and trying to make the most out of life while I can! Pretty new to Couchsurfing but have had nothing but positive experiences and hopefully more to come in the future!

PHILOSOPHY

You're not promised tomorrow.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I hope to meet awesome new people, though both surfing and hosting. I don't see myself staying anywhere long enough to host at the moment, but I have hosted in the past and will again in the future.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've hosted many couchsurfers at a previous house of mine and have met some pretty awesome people through couchsurfing. I was living with a huge group of people in a big house, and we'd have at least one (if not more) couch surfer a month stopping through. I was pretty stoked about the people I met through that and decided to join up with the couch surfing community myself.

Interests

skateboarding, snowboarding, travel, music, tattoos, craft beer, home brewing, learning new stuff, building things, art, lots of other stuff.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Any skate video; anything from the 70s

Music: Atmosphere, Aesop Rock, Cage, El-p, any Def Jux or Rhymesayers, Arcade Fire, Starfucker, Muse, Gorillaz, Kid Cudi, The Weeknd, LCD Soundsystem, M83, Lykke Li, Miike Snow, any 90s hip hop, lots more

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Teaching and skating with the first generation of Afghan skateboarders ever and watching the culture here grow has been a really amazing experience for me.

Countries I've Visited

Afghanistan, Cambodia, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Indonesia, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Afghanistan, Cambodia, Germany, South Africa, United States

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