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Overview

  • 3 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • Environmental/garden education
  • No education listed
  • From Atlanta, GA, USA
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About Me

ABOUT ME

Hello!

I am a seeker of meaningful experience, whether that be on my own, with a friend new or old, or within a community.

My favorite human qualities are awareness, openness, curiosity, creativity and compassion.

I've been traveling through Europe for 2 months now - made it through Portugal, France, Denmark, and Sweden. I'm headed to Gernmany next and then hopefully through some of Czech Republic before I head to Spain!

I'm doing a mixture of workaway, couchsurfing , staying with friends and hostels . Already met sooo many amazing pepper through all of these things and I can't wait to meet some more :)

The past few years I have spent working with a few different educational non-profits and farms around the U.S. and I just finished up a work-study program at a folk arts school, working in their garden in return for free ceramics classes.

Besides ceramics I paint and draw and play the violin, hike and walk in beautiful places, read a lot, bike and I love to cook.

My vices: chocolate, thai/indian food/any delicious food really.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Anyone trusting and open enough to welcome travelers into their home is someone probably worth knowing. Also, the best way to get to know a place is through those who live there!

Interests

Botany, herbology, gardening and farming, psychology, biology, design and sculpture, the intersection between the natural world and the man-made, sacred geometry, the interaction between psychology and physiology, soil science, music of all kinds, violin , cooking and cuisine, intentional community living and alternate currency systems, folklore, mythology, craft-work, folk art

  • arts
  • folklore
  • design
  • cooking
  • gardening
  • traveling
  • pottery
  • painting
  • drawing
  • music
  • violin
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • biology
  • psychology
  • science
  • zen
  • illustration
  • sculpture
  • tarot
  • building

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Barry Lopez, Annie Dillard, Herman Hesse, Joseph Campbell, Bell Hooks, haruki Mirakami, Joseph Heller, Ekhart Tolle, Steinbeck, Michael Pollen, Junot Diaz, Hemingway, Oliver Sacks, Haruki Mirukami, Aldo Leopold, A Path with Heart

Music: Radiohead, The Meters, Sufjan Stephens, Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Joni Mitchell, The Beatles, George Harrison, Miles Davis, D'angelo, Kendrik Lamar, Bela Fleck, hiatus kaiyote, Hank Williams, John Coltrane, Nick Drake etc. etc. love much music.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Started gardens in two public schools in Georgia, grew produce with the students and then came up with recipes and cooked with them. Building relationships with the students around health and good food was truly amazing.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can share in great conversation, teach you some violiin, cook you a yummy meal!

Willing to learn just about anything!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Interesting conversation, good company and a good home cooked meal!

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Colombia, France, Indonesia, Italy, Malta, Mexico, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Indonesia, United States

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