Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • 57 References 43
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Burmese, Spanish
  • 38, Female
  • Member since 2005
  • ESL Teacher (Andrea) Naval Engineer (Alejandro)
  • 4 years prostrate to the higher mind, got my paper & I'm ...
  • From various places, Canada and the USA
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About Me


bike to Chile from Vancouver!


adventurous, fun, brave, sincere, compassionate, easy going,


what you focus on grows

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


hitched a ride in New Zealand - ended up staying 2 nights on the couch of super nice guys who lent me their (unisured!) car to drive around for 3 days!


music (many sorts - playing & listening) - MUSICIANS ESPECIALLY WELCOME HERE!! I LOVE A GOOD JAM SESSION:)
outdoors (camping, kayaking, hiking, etc)
gardening & medicinal herbs
promoting positive alternatives to global problems
creating (have dabbled in photography, pottery, painting, crocheting, mosaic tiling, scrapbooking, etc)

Bike touring, vw beetles, elvis, the Beatles, Ruben blades, documentaries, history

Music, Movies, and Books

music - Nina Simone, Manu Chau, Lhasa, Jorane, Jurassic 5, Sarah Slean, Eryka Badhu, Patty Griffen, Tom Waits, Roots Manuva, Waifs, Beck, Bjork, Cake, Coldplay, Duke Ellington, CCR, Broken Social Scene, Arcade Fire, Iron & Wine, Neutral Milk Hotel, oh, all sorts,thats just off the top of my head

books - so many good ones. Just read a couple books - Tom Robbins, then Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Also like Paolo Coelho, Whitman, Atwood, Krishnamurti,
and books like Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and Crime and Punishment.

movies: monty python, kung-fu and bollywood are sometimes fun alternatives to slower artsy ones that I also like Some Movies I like: Hero, Amalie, Kill Bill, Jesus Christ Superstar, Unbearable lightness of being, Before Sunset, Paris J'Taime

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

many, but dawn at Angkor Wat was pretty special

Biking from Vancouver on my way to Chile!

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Fiji, France, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Fiji, Spain, Thailand, United States

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