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David Smaller

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Overview

  • 131 Positive References4 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, English; learning French, French, Spanish
  • 113, Male
  • Member since 2005
  • Self-Employed
  • LIFE. And various canadian instituti...
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

doing some organic farming at the moment...

ABOUT ME

I love to travel. I live for it. And I love meeting people, too. Especially when travelling. Which makes couchsurfing great for me.

I want to host people in Toronto! I have surfed all over North America. It's time to throw back some of the karma.

I also love the road trip and ridesharing, carpooling, covoiturage ... there should be a "ridesurfing" site! And I am known around these parts as "the roadtrip guy." I had nothing to do with this nickname ... except the roadtrip part ... I will head out for no particular reason other than being able to. I run a travel related business. HitTheRoad.ca- but it's still a work in progress. If you're looking for a road trip - check it out! See the roadtrip section of my photos.

PHILOSOPHY

Share the ride. yeah. that's all i got right now. when i was a university student i was really into french and german philosophy. but then i went through a jaded patch. now i couch surf. forget theory. i want action.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am excited about doing more to help this incredible online community / resource. I really want to help out communities that as of yet don't have an active CS group. If you are a newcomer to CS and don't have many fellow surfers in your town, then talk to me! Maybe I can help you there....

I am participating by couchsurfing my way across North America. Soon to be in a town near you. Or on a couch near you .... I'm not actually travelling across North America. I'm more randomly dropping in on disparate locations ... I bought this increadible Air Canada flight pass ... unlimited air travel, three days/week for two months. Not bad, eh? < That is a little outdated now ... my flight pass is finished. But the roadtrippin' carries ever onward....

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have been lucky enough to couchsurf a fair bit over the past few months. Couchsurfing restores your faith in humanity. You get to meet the most wonderful people. And truely interact with them.

Interests

SOUTH AMERICA! I was recently travelling Peru and Bolivia. I want to get back there soon.

Roadtrips! Apparently, I have come to be known as the roadtrip guy in these parts. I must admit, it's well suited....

I am presently in the development stage of a fair trade clothing company. Almost every job I have ever had has been with a not-for-profit organization. So this is a bit of a change for me.

Also ... Travel, language, politics, fairtrade, cycling, www.hittheroad.ca

Music, Movies & Books

I just saw The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, a documentary about Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela and the attempted coup to overthrow him. It was INCREDIBLE!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

The salt flats of Bolivia last spring were inspiring. I was president of my student union in university. Once in the same soccer arena with Fidel Castro. Bought a beautiful vintage Italian bicycle in Milan and biked the lake district.

Teach, Learn, Share

Wanna know how to travel for free? talk to me....

Countries I've Visited

Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Cuba, Ecuador, Italy, Peru, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada

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