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Overview

  • 21 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, Spanish
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Travel Blogger, Dive Photographer
  • Studied anthropology in uni & now the world
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Take beautiful photos & meet a few good adventurous souls along the way.

ABOUT ME

Following the New American Dream on a really slow trip around the world. Tune in! http://TravelTransmissions.com

My first love: snowboarding, then diving, downhill biking, live music, rock climbing, hiking, cross-cultural exchange, reading, sampling local foods and brews.

Other things I like: marching into the wilderness and meeting like-minded people who like to get crazy but are still down to earth.

PHILOSOPHY

Hard to sum up, but it seems to me like we've only got a short time here on earth so we've got to make the best of it. Jobs are a terrible waste of our limited time. But finding a life's work and passion is an artistic triumph.

I'm slowly working on freeing myself from totalitarian cycles of work. Not saying I'm lazy, but can't really bare the idea of gradually selling my life away to help some big man make a few bucks. The blog's working nicely as a canvas to grow and strengthen my interests and skills.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'll host or surf anytime I'm able to. CS has changed the way I travel. It's so much better to go from surfer to surfer rather than attraction to attraction from "Crowded Planet."

CS group events are also a blast.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've hosted a few times in China, and surfed quite a few times in SE Asia and the US.

Interests

Eastern mysticism, diving, sailing, photography

Music, Movies, and Books

All kinds of music appeal to me, but I'm picky within genres of hip-hop, blues, some jazz, various electronic, reggae, FUNK, and some salsa

Anything that makes me think, feel or MOVE

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Lucy in the Sea with Diamonds, Mezoamerican Reef

Leaving the helicopter with a blizzard at my back and only a snowboard under my feet in Silverton, Colorado.

Countries I’ve Visited

Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Honduras, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, China, Puerto Rico, United States

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