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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning Swahili
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • I write, direct, and produce HIV/AIDS education puppet sh...
  • High School.
  • From Port Angeles, WA, USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Setting up a charity in USA and Kenya to do HIV and AIDS prevention education in East Africa.

ABOUT ME

I used to have a house and things to fill it. But, since I travel constantly. I've decided to ditch the house and live on the road. Well, I mean, not on the actual road, that would be uncomfortable and truckers toss jugs of urine out the window. No one wants to live like that. But I am booking gigs around the world, while mostly living near Nairobi in a fantasyland of animals, art, and architecture in the forest.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

It's a pretty sweet deal. I've stayed with great people - unfortunately I got on the site right after I left my house and put all my belongings in storage and started traveling 100% of the time. Now I stay in quite possibly the most magical place I've ever seen. You REALLY should check this out.

Interests

Worlds' Largest Things, Roadside Attractions, Oddball Museums, Antiques, I also am mostly friends with clowns, jugglers, magicians, mimes, stand up comedians, and very strange people.

  • arts
  • education
  • traveling
  • juggling
  • teaching

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Smuggled cigars out of Cuba inside puppets
Shipwrecked on a deserted island in Cambodia
Saw a midget kickbox a child in Thailand
Performed an exorcism (long story)
Won the World Championships in "long distance knife throwing" in 2010
Peed off of the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls (not at the same time)
Has the only outside exhibit in Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum
Juggled for over 4,000 people (at the same time) in Bogota, Colombia
Owns over 400 PEZ dispensers

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach puppetry. (live, muppet-style puppetry)
I can teach an adult male to juggle 3 beanbags in 11 minutes or less.
I can give you knife throwing lessons.

What I Can Share with Hosts

The singularly most interesting, inventive, and bizarre homes in Kenya? I live in one. There are bunches more on the property that you can stay in. But unfortunately I can't get you in for free. My spare room is being renovated now (its all dirt floor and bats live in it at the moment.)

This place was literally featured on "worlds most unusual homes" TV show. Glass Blowers, Painters, Potters, Metal Workers all live and work here in the forest on the edge of an ancient canyon- surrounded by animals and Seussian buildings and recycled stained glass hanging in the trees. Get HERE!

Countries I’ve Visited

Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Uganda, Venezuela

Countries I’ve Lived In

Kenya, United States

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