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Overview

  • 2 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish; learning German
  • 40, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Teacher
  • University of Georgia & University of British Columbia
  • From Carrollton, GA, USA
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About Me

I taught English and worked on organic farms in Canada, Japan, South America and the US. My family and I enjoy a healthy, active life including, walking, cycling, swimming, hiking, yoga, writing, gardening, cooking and fermenting.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

CS has been highly recommend to me by friends and strangers. Some of my best friends were once strangers I met in community-minded travel/living situations, e.g., intentional-living communities, student dormitories, mission trips, monasteries, camp grounds, bed and breakfasts, airbnb, warm showers, wwoofing, and other volunteering, etc.

Interests

Food, culture, language, arts, people.

  • arts
  • culture
  • writing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • cheese
  • yoga
  • walking
  • gardening
  • traveling
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • swimming
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

Whatever is on NPR.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Never owned a smartphone.

Teach, Learn, Share

Food fermenting: kefir, yogurts, cheese, kimchee, sauerkraut, kombucha, etc.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Starter culture and easy instruction on making your own fermented foods. Super alive, super delicious! Let me know what you want to try!

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Chile, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, Netherlands, Northern Mariana Islands, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay, Venezuela

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Canada, Japan, United States

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