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  • 31 references 19 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Kazakh, Persian (Farsi), Russian; learning Polish
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2014
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  • Bachelor of Economics (University)
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About Me


Exploration is my goal!

I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance
Never settle for the path of least resistance
Livin' might mean takin' chances, but they're worth takin'
Lovin' might be a mistake, but it's worth makin'
Don't let some Hellbent heart leave you bitter
When you come close to sellin' out, reconsider
Give the heavens above more than just a passing glance
And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance
I hope you dance


I am an open minded person who enjoys meeting people from different cultures and backgrounds. I love the great outdoors and will try anything once (as long as it's legal!) I have parachuted from 1000m on the Steppes of Kazakhstan and life from high above is not to be missed! There's nothing more I live for than to explore the Wonders of the World. My trip to Nepal opened my eyes to a whole new level of travelling; I can't wait to see the rest of the world!

I am an easy going person who enjoys the high life, but possibly more the simple life: sleeping on a cold floor, under a tin roof, does not phase me. I have a tent, and as long as I have good company, I'm good to go.


"As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life." ― Buddha

"Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life." ― Seneca

“I just wanted all the wars to be over so that we could spend the money on starships and Mars colonies.” ― Grant Morrison, 'Supergods'

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I would love to host more and show guests the Steppes and my burgeoning city. Who could say that they live in an ever expanding city where the landscape is in constant change?


I would love to use couchsurfing on my forthcoming trip to the UK. I hope that I am fortunate enough to meet like-minded people, and indeed, people who can show me the 'real' roads untravelled parts of the country. That's what makes CS unique!


Travelling, photography, trekking, running, camping, table tennis, shin kyokushinkai karate, travel writing, eating different cuisines; listening to ethnic music and having good company!

Music, Movies, and Books

Travel reading; learning languages; philosophy by Friedrich Nietzsche and, within reason, Freud.

Movies: First Fifty Kisses; Green Mile; Inception; Ocean's Twelve; The Butterfly Effect; Gladiator and psychological thrillers.

Music: eclectic.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Climbed Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) in October 2012.

White water rafted (class 4/5) on technical 'Modi Khola' river, Pokhara in October 2012.

Teach, Learn, Share

I enjoy learning from people who have something interesting to share. I love the outdoors and anyone who could teach me a 'survival skill' is right up my street. I can offer some photography/ videography/ editing skills and share my travel stories.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Photography, videography, editing, Kazakh & Russian culture, language and history.

Countries I’ve Visited

China, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan

Countries I’ve Lived In

Iran, Kazakhstan

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