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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 47, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • Handyman /Farmer/ philosopher
  • I've done some college , mostly self study the mysteries ...
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About Me

Hi , i've been bouncing around the world a bit for the last year and a half . I started at The Envision festival in Costa rica february of 2015 , moved over to a permaculture farm afterwords for a fun filled week of workshops then headed up into the hills for a plant medicine conference at a super sweet hot springs place ... To sum up ... I 've been traveling with a bit of a purpose .What purpose you may ask ? well first , of course i'm enjoying the time off and second I decided to give myself 2 years off to find the magic again ... To be back in the flow , to feel the freedom i do when having large blocks of time . So thats what i'm doing at the moment and Costa Rica was somewhat the start followed by Colombia , Equador and then A month long meditation retreat in Guatemala before heading back to the states for a few months . Yes it's been sweet ! I bounced to S.E.Asia a few months ago and did a workshop with Mantak Chia , a dude who authored a few cool books on the Tao then volunteered at a project called "the mindfulness project" where we helped build a house out of natural clay bricks we made , then i hit up Vietnam and Cambodia because how could i be in S.E, Asia and miss The Angkor Complex ? After a brief stop back in the states i hopped back on a plane and ended up in Paris at the end of april where i jumped a train to points south and Hopped on The Camino de Santiago . Just finished june 7th ! Hooray , what a fantastic walk and now i'm on a flight To iceland in two days!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

1.) avoid the overpriced , devoid of life hotels that are waiting to kill my travel budget and 2) I'd like to connect with more local people on my travels and expand my Global Family :) It's a wonderful world and i love the thought of hosting people i've met along the way who have also hosted others.

Music, Movies, and Books

Classic Rock and Roller ... Classical , Big Band , Rap , Electronic Whatever moves me . Typically i don't listen to new country or much New Pop but old Pop like the Beatles ...yes please

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've walked for 8 months one time through the Appalachian Mountains from Georgia to Maine in The U.S.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I learned to cook the best omelets in 5th grade . I can show you how to cook the best omelets . Oh yeah , i was a jet mechanic once too so i can probably help if somethings wrong with your jet airplane .

Countries I’ve Visited

Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Guatemala, Israel, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, Philippines, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Kenya

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