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Ellen Scheffer

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Overview

  • 5 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Farmer
  • BA in Women's and Gender Studies
  • From Whitefish, MT
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Create a new life in Seattle

ABOUT ME

I'm a recent college grad looking to travel and enjoy life. I love the outdoors especially hiking, swimming, and rock climbing. I'm going to be traveling around Spain, France and England for the next three months and am hoping to meet many new friends and experience places and cultures that I never have before. I would consider myself very outgoing and happy to talk to most anyone.

PHILOSOPHY

Adventure and enjoy life as much as possible! Don't let the small things stop you from opening yourself to the big experiences.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I don't have a couch to host people right now but I'm travelling and hoping to meet some fun, new people along the way. I can't wait to see what the world has in store.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have couchsurfed with several people in Washington and Oregon and am looking to do more as I travel across Europe this fall.

Interests

Growing up in Montana has made me truly appreciate the beauty of nature. I love hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, skiing, swimming and any other way to spend time outside. I'm also a total foodie and am interested in farming in the future.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Almost Famous, American Beauty, Anchorman, Donnie Darko, almost everything with Kevin Spacey

Music: Pretty standard indie music tastes like Arcade Fire, Wilco, Bon Iver, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Vampire Weekend, Tegan and Sara, etc

Books: Everything is Illuminated, Brave New World, East of Eden, 1984, [Animal, Vegetable, Miracle], Omnivore's Dilemma

One Amazing Thing I've Done

One of the most incredible experiences of my life was swimming in a bio-luminescent bay in Puerto Rico. Also, skydiving! That was incredible.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach about organic farming, Montana, perspectives on gender in the United States

I'm hoping to learn more about permaculture, playing a musical instrument, and discover new outlooks on life.

Countries I've Visited

Mexico, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, United States

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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