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CURRENT MISSION: just got back to paris after 4years and 2 months of traveling, trying to fing job. Goal is to work 8 months and 4 months continue to travel with my horse all the way to patagonia. Meanwhile hosting people. Also looking for travel companion who would want to work every year and return to travel on horse in latin america.
CURRENTLY TRAVELLING LATIN AMERICA WITH A HORSE
ABOUT ME: Call me Mo. that is my nick name and everybody calls me so.
I am a 24 year old Halfie (born to Indian Mom and French dad, brought up in the French colonial part of India), backpacker, Travel addict, Atheist (maybe SBNR), Ascetic, Anti-statist, Vagabond, nature loving, artistic, charismatic, creative, extrovert, gregarious, understanding, compassionate & upbeat. On the bad side talkative, impulsive, honest, straight forward, devious, selfish, untidy & maybe silly. I am aware of who I am & how I behave. There are times when I am wrong and I do not feel ashamed to appologize.
I was too impatient in everything which is why I was an early start. Started my very first Business at 17, but had to wait until turned 18 so that I could do it legally. Finshied unversity at 20. Came to Paris to visit my dad and settle down, but I just traveled with friends here and there. I moved to UK for 2-month internship. Immedialtely after that I cycled 2408kms from London to Glasgow. I could not continue the trips as my bicycle broke down and i was out of money. Moved to london and based there for 8 months while i kept travelling atleast 2wce a month. then one day i watched "Into the wild" Movie and decided to sell everything and go backpacking in Dec 2012. I did varety of things from treking, hitchhiking, cycling, festival traveling etc. i was robbed in Lithuania. With 8 euros I survived 30 days traveling back to my village in France. I worked for month then traveled again. Again I worked in Ski station until January and left for traveling. fell in love with a girl & traveled with her for 6 months and we broke up in the "Tunnel of Love" How ironic. I continued traveling alone for a month, but it was too hard so I returned to UK in September 2014. visiting my parents whom i did not met in more than 2 years. then came to Iceland which was my 50th Cultures (i like the word Culture than Country as it does not talks about boundaries) i have succesfully manage to stay in one city for 3 months working in guesthouse as a manager) a big achievement for me) .then I flew to greenland.... Experianced a Innuit's 85th Bday party, attended traditional Innuit dancing classes. Crossed the great sea ice stopped by the ferry, making us to reroute, saw the great icebergs of Illulisiat break down, climbed my first overhanging frozen waterfall, sledding, snowmobiling, sitting with the cockpit with pilots in air greenland passenger plane. Flew to.USA road tripped to.Kentucky for some.fried.chicken and saw niagra falls from both sides then went to lake superior, 800km hitchhike and 80kms cycling. Owing to series of bad luck in Canada, I decided to.go home and So I bought a ticket but later decided to fuck the ticket and go.to.Mexico instead so I lost 450dollars on my stupidity and I have some money left with a.friend who.is barely available online so heading out without a.single.penny literally to USA. met my old friends in colorado and did lot fo climbing then hitchhiked all the way to mexican border single ride. and hithched around all the way to southern chiapas where i found my dream horse "Feliz" a 2 year old stalion, left brained introvert, grew up in mountains and partly trained, very calm and playful. currently travellign with my horse without a penny in my hand, yet hoping to find some jobs at touristic places, o fund the road. going around slowly through all latin america. yes all the way to patagonia.
So after 700kms on horse, almost reached guatemala border, but need extra paperworks to bring animals, which requires money, quite a lot. So i left feliz in a farm near the border and i am flying back to franve on 25th september to work and save money, i will return to continue my trip on horse.... meanwhile hanging around sancristobal....
Hitch Hiking Kilometer count in this trip : 92,553km by the 30th may 2015
On the Foot 1700kms, on a sailboat 185 nm
Cycling Kilometer count in all long distance trips : 3548km by the 2nd July 2013
On my Horse 700km so far
Trustroots account: https://www.trustroots.org/#!/profile/mo4supertramp
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Hosting: I host whenever I can, I have hosted 750 + people so far, and 7 in my tent
Surfing: I don't surf a lot than I used to, because i am traveling day and day out and surfing everyday at someone's house is difficult, as i have to be polite and wake up at particular time etc etc. so I surf only once a week or twice, Main reasons include Hot Shower, Laundry, somebody interesting to talk to.
I don't use your place as free hostel, So I would cook and clean, keep myself tidy and I do understand that my host does have a life. I do not seek more than what is offered.
Dear Host: Thank you for reading my profile.
I am a full time traveller, who has all the time to meet people, see the place, mostly interested in exploring new things, learning new things. I am absolutely do not mind the place where i will be sleeping, I Select the hosts amongst the couch search, and hence i do send the request only if I felt that i could get connected with you and share some good time chatting/cooking or doing activites together. I love when hosts makes plans for me what to do in their city. I normally do not make one unless I arrive there and go to tourist office
I have my own sleeping bag and Towel. I also carry food with me which I am happy to share it. Quite Independant, quiet, respectful of the House rules, Hosts Plans. I smoke rarely, not addicted to it. I drink moderately, just to taste it, not to get drunk. I am happy to help you with gardening, or any small work that I could do. I love cycling, we could do it together as well. I am not allergic to pets, furthermore I love them.
AS I AM TRAVELLING BY HITCH-HIKING: I usually leave the house as early as possible. which gives me more time to reach another city. and I am always on time if I had arranged a meeting, if late i will always get in touch by any means.
Trecking - Advanced
Mixed Martial Arts - intermediate
Iaido - intermediate
Cycling - expert 3800km cross country cycling
Hitch hiking - more than 92 000 km
winter camping - expert
Skydiving - Yet to begin
Paragliding - Once
Massaging (sports) - intermediate
Rock climbing -intermediate
Bouldering - intermediate
ice climbing - intermediate
sailing - beginner
Cooking - Indian, meican, french learned them while working in restaurants.....
Slackling - I love it
Music, Movies, and Books
generally all types of musics.
Musics Playlist on Youtube:
The Shawshank Redemption
The Dark Knight
The Lord of the Rings
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
The Dark Knight Rises
La vita è bella
The Green Mile
Lawrence of Arabia
Into the Wild
V for Vendetta
Life of Pi
Pirates of the Caribbean
3 Idiots (Hindi)
The secret Life of Walter Mitty
Taare Zameen Par (Hindi)
Naruto, One piece, Death Note,
How starbucks saved my life- Michael gill
On the road - J. Kerouac
Rich Dad poor dad - Robert T. Kiyosaki
Factotum, Women & Post office - C. Bukowski
Baggage - Emily Barr
The curious incident of the dog in the nighttime - Mark Haddon
The notebook - Nicolas Sparks
White fang, The call of the Wild - Jack London
Into the Wild - Jon Kraukeur
The Celestine prophecy, The tenth Insight - James Redfield
The Hitchhikers guide to milkyway galaxy - Douglas Adam
The prisoner of the caucasus, the dairy of madman, the death of icvan Ilyich, the kreutzer Sonata - Leo tolstoy
The Crime - Michael Connelly
A Long walk to Freedom - Nelson Mandela
Destination Unknown - Susan English
Un Pierre Americans - Jim Morrison
A Middle Kingdom Ride - Ryan & Colin Pyle
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Well of so many things i've done in this physical world, from owing a business at 18, buying a house in london at 20, sold back the house i bought to backpack around the world at 20 and then, seen so many natural wonders from northern lights, iceclimbing 200kms south of northpole, staying with innuits and mayan decendants in mexico, and so many countries at the age of 24.
Of all these things, the best is, being able to live completely at the present, irrespective of the past or future. Thanks to my spirtual awakening i had from my near death experiance from avalanche. Followed my inner voice and discovered my destiny. Now i am a very different person, that i can barely relate to anyone i have known met or heard of, some say those are what buddists strive for, or path to enlightment. Whatever it is, i am a different person and alone in my way. And would like to connect with others wjo have same experiance, i know that i am not alone, there are others too....and its not that its a must, i enjoy being myself, being unique, as i dont have any problems of anxiety, fear,or depression or anything that normally many of us have. The best of being so is that i can say that my life is awesomenand perfect even at the shittiest time. I mean anytime. I am one with myself.... anyoneone feels the same way? Would love to hear from you..write me
Teach, Learn, Share
I have good knowledge in Cooking Indian, Fench(Provence-Alps/medeterainain)(Haute-Savoire) (savoire) and Mexican. may be few Italian foods.
Lot of travel Tips, how to earn money on the move, where to look for what etc
I am a.great listener, and I 've been recently helping people to.solve their.emotional.problems... lately it's. Been so many strangers opening themselves up to me and weeping about their sadness. The only help I 've been able to do.is to.listen and get them temporarily out of.their.mind, but want to.learn how to heal people.
My motto is learn anything that is accesible, try it before you deny it. so what ever you can teach me, i will appreciate it.
lucidity, astral.journeys and their.meaning. I 've been blessed with precognition dreams and would love.to.learn more about.it.too...
Also.been able.to heal.myself. and.would.love.to.learn energy healing .(for some of.you I may seem wierd, but if.you experiances what I did, then you would.understand too.
Positive energy: I have a lot of it and sometime i was able to make people around me feel positive as well.
Happiness: I am a happy person and I make sure that everyone near
Particularly i want to Practice more of:
Slack-lining, Chess, Swimming, Diving, Rock-climbing.
Countries I’ve Visited
Albania, Andorra, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, India, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Bulgaria, France, Iceland, India, Mexico, United Kingdom