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Manlio C. Correa

San Diego, California, United States

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Overview

  • 7 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French, German, Italian, Nahuatl, Portuguese
  • 43, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Own business, business consulting fo...
  • Masters and school of life!
  • From Ciudad Hidalgo, Michoacan, Mexico, now live in Tijuana-San Diego
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Love to travel, share experiences and knowledge, learn from other cultures and people around the globe while having fun, enjoying life and be a good human being!

ABOUT ME

I´m a rounded person with some formal education (Masters with some PhD work) and lots of education from school of life!! Have great expectations for all people. Love outdoors activities, sports, culture, art, languages, and food in speacial!!! But also, enjoy indoors and relax time. I love to eat but also know some recipies of my own, like my special chiplotle clam dip!! Have sense of humor and respect for others. Enjoy life and try to do my best on helping those less fortunate.

PHILOSOPHY

Enjoy life by helping others. Sharing my expertise and knowledge, as well as learning every day. Teach how to fish, not give a fish. Show by example, not by just telling.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I finally joined CouchSurfing after few years of knowing about it. I have hosted many people in the last 15 years, and also been hosted all over, speacially for/by friends and friends of friends!!!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Had hosted many CS'rs from around the globe since 2012. But, have been hosting people for more than 15 years and also been hosted in different countries by friends and friends of friends!!! Looking forward for new unknown friends around the globe!

Interests

Love outdoor activities and sports, as well as practice lots of them. Hiking, climbing, water and snow sky, horseback riding, soccer, kayak, mountain bike, scuba diving and snokeling, etc. But also enjoy indoors activities, art and culture, photography, reading, writing, cooking, dance, very easy going and diverse. Economic development and Social entreprenurship, cultural and language awareness, education, creating investments and economic projects with groups of people, specially migrants for their own economic and sustainable development.

Music, Movies & Books

Nothing in special, but love to read, music, and some movies. Love world music, on books sone of my favorities are El llano en llamas, El Gesticulador, The Giving Gaze, The Alchemist, Mythology, etc

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Some of the moments that most awestruck me are to see nature at its best!!! Hard to pick one or two.

But one that really is my mind and heart, is when I saw some members of an indigenous group from Mexico, living in the US, during a cultural class I organized. Specifically, when they heard the professor speaking to them in their own language so far away from their origin land. One of them said, almost crying of joy and pounding his chest with his own fist "It feels right here, in my heart". I almost cried too!! of joy and seeing that for moments like this are priceless!! Also when they thanked me for that and told me that I had their trust.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Mexico, Netherlands, Paraguay, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Mexico, United States

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