Dan Broockmann

Boise, ID, USA

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  • Fluent in English, Haitian, Haitian Creole; learning French, German, Spanish
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Archaeology is my job, all manner of other things (mostly...
  • M.A. in Anthropology (Unversity of Arizona)
  • No hometown listed
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About Me


Undermining evil and working to further the sustainability of good.


I grew up in a small town in New England where we did things like play in the woods and press apple cider in the fall. But I was close enough to New York City to gain an appreciation for the arts in the form of museums and theatre at a young age. I've moved around for education and work, but I think of where I am living as a home base from which to launch the next big adventure. I yearn for a strong sense of community with responsible people. I am living a long held dream by purchasing an urban house and turning it into an eco-friendly co-op for politically and socially aware people that is supported by a sustainable permaculture system.


We are all in this together and it pays to remember the implications of that in all that we do.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I host lots of folks with the help of my fantastic couchsurfer housemates. I love showing people around places I know and seeking adventure in the unknown.


I have had good times in a bunch of place around the US as well as some crazy couchsurfing adventures in Iceland, Peru, Nepal, Ethiopia, and Chile.

As a host, it has been my pleasure to meet all kinds of new and fascinating people, many of whom I am happy to now count among my friends.

visited 31 states (13.7%)Create your own visited map of The World or Amsterdam travel guide for Android

visited 44 states (88%)Create your own visited map of The United States or Free iphone travel guide

visited 5 states (38.4%)Create your own visited map of Canada or Like this? try: Google Ransom Note


Ultimate Frisbee

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: All kinds, but Folk and Indie Rock rank high

Movies: I am a lover of all kinds of cinema from all around the world

Authors: Umberto Eco, Tom Robbins, Kurt Vonnegut, and many more

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Seen the green flash at sunset off the coast of Haiti

Teach, Learn, Share

Community Building
Dumpster Diving
Ultimate Frisbee
Food Preservation
Hot Springing

What I Can Share with Hosts

Community! My delight in engaging people and being a part of a huge network of friends that we are all in the process of discovering. My joy for exploration and all things new or rediscovered. Many a wild tale adventures past... and plans for adventures yet to come.

Permaculture and community design on any scale. Talking ideas and... if there is time, helping to put these things in action!

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Chile, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Peru, Russian Federation, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Bolivia, Haiti, United States

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