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Pursue bliss through travel, hugs and adventures.
I try to ensure I'm living each day to the fullest.
I lived in a yoga ashram in the Bahamas. Apart from the obvious effects (a love for yoga) I have expanded my horizons in so many ways. Since then I have been travelling the Americas, searching out yoga communities, smiley people, and new friends.
Life is the most rewarding when filled with new friends and that is what CSing creates. Since discovering CS I have delved into all of its layers and endeavoured to utilize this resource in all ways possible.
I believe that in life the answer should always be YES to make sure you're pushing your boundaries and really experiencing life not just living it. I guess I would have to describe myself as a hedonistic extrovert.
Contrarily, I have found recently that the sheer opulence of some disheartening and I am trying to live in a sustainable manner both environmentally and emotionally.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Surfing when I travel, Hosting when I have a 'home'.
I surfed across Europe and hosted people whenever I had a couch. I surfed across Canada and met some of the most amazing people ever. Now I have been traveling Latin America for a couple of years and hosting when I'm semi-permanent somewhere and surfing when I meet cool people to stay with!
Dancing, Sailing, Playing cello, experiencing new cultures, political and economic history, languages, dancing some more, music in general, classical literature, beaches, yoga, artesania, sushi, kite boarding, and lots more.
I really love world politics and economics. The climate change crisis is fascinating and I try to do my part.
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: Juno, Pineapple Express, Friday, Superbad, Crash, anything that makes me laugh or cry or think...
Music: Mother mother, Decemberists, Death Cab for Cutie, Jens Lekman, The Doors, Tina turner, Janet Jackson, Micheal Jackson, Architecture in Helsinki, The Sounds, Jamoroquoi, Mans Z., Lady Gaga, classical music such as the 6 Back suites, Bonnonchini, Bocherini and alot of the peices from the baroque period played by strings. Or just anything worth dancing to.
Books: Azazel, Count of Monte Cristo, House of Spirits, 100 years of solitude, the Odyssey, The whole Dumas Musketeers triology is amazing, Into the wild, Gary Lutz entire works, Yak Butter and Black Tea, I dreamed of Africa and all of Kuki Gallman's books, Harry Potter, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Everything by George eliot, this list will continue forever if I dont arbitrarily stop it.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I decided to leave a normal life behind and pursue internal bliss by travelling indefinitely.
Teach, Learn, Share
Skills to share include: sailing, yoga, tying knots, musical knowledge, economics and math, reiki, rationalization, artesania; I tend to be a great listener and like to give generic advice.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Bahamas, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Sweden