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** I have been traveling solo for over 5 years now, basically non-stop.
Have learnt so much and there is so many ups and downs. Now as I am arriving in my mid 20s I party less because cultural exchange and new places is enough excitment and reward for me. I want to focus on my health, fitness, and find some more balance and stability while traveling now. Still up for funky underground warehouse parties and drinking craft brew or homebrew beer though dont get me wrong. Excited to meet you all!! I used to help run weekly meetings in Zurich, Swizterland when i first started traveling and have been an active CS member since 2011, meeting a lot of people who work for the company or are very ingrained. I can show you the ways..? ** Make your own path and walk steady to find balance. :)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I want to meet you all and form helpful communities to make this world and traveling a supreme experience. I will travel with you and make all of the couch arrangements. When I have a stable place your couch is definitely mine as well as any possible fun to be had in the city.
Friendly dual named dual majored women. A young couple with much trust, great parenting, and very calm demeanors and lifestyles (also dual majored..) A friendly non-smoker in Amsterdam with a great head on his shoulders who plays chess in trees! And plenty of wondrous people to meet up with across the globe.
Hiking, writing, RT news sources, learning languages,old films, the contemplation of life, anthropologia, sociologia, unlocking children's potential, becoming a nun or swami!! rainbow, green anarchy, security culture, mopeds and 150cc bikes, cyber goth fashion, asian culture, hitch hiking, world politics, world history, outer-space, underwater, sci-fi, writing, singing, linguistic origin, humour
Music, Movies, and Books
Morven Callar. Food inc.
Jim Morrison. Soko. Amy winehouse. Beachhouse. The moldy peaches. Bjork. Kraftwork. The velvet underground.
Be here now.
Alan Watts is my god..! I love also this book 700 days in El salvador with an australian journalist living and working with some rural poor village people during and after the us funded death squad war that was so horrifying .. still today now there is more less visible and therefor more dangerous gangs running around the area.. I had to go there a month to see it myself so this book moves me.
Rabbit proof fence is a great moving sad movie about the stolen generation of aboriginals in Australia.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Walked a blind woman thru a poor local neighborhood in Managua Nicaguara to church.
Hitched in mexico/central america with truckers, gangster, families.. on motorcycles too.
Got kicked out of a harley davidson party in Puebla, by DF mexico for being not harley enough.
Lived with an Tzutuhil mayan family in Santiago Atitlan and learnt some of their language.
Au paired in Zurich, Switzerland the swiss banking capitol.. then found my community with the wagonplatz caravaan squatters.. warehouses.
Done food not bombs in over 20 cities around the world.
Let street kids store their bags/live in my car with me while back in the us.
Giving out toothbrushes and massages at occupy.
Working a sugar shack in a northern rural town in Quebec. then learning french by hitching solo almost everywhere in quebec.
Picking cherries in Oyama, BC with all the quebecious.
Mushroom foraging all over but lots between Tofino and Ucluelet brititish columbia on vancouver island.
Going to the 2013 DIY boat punk sailboat anarchist meet up in Rio Dulce and meeting round the world sailors at yacht clubs around the world.
Living with poor local fishing familes in Playa los cobanos San salvador
and betwen Rio dulce and livingston Guatemala.
Going to the 2012 end of the world rainbow gathering in Palenque and doing ayuhasca in the jungle on x-mas eve with brazilian shamans.
Living in Taos new mexico doing peyote with native american elders and many sweat lodges all over.. learning how to prepare the plant and to make tea.
Nannying in Las vegas for christmas this year with a guy I met and stayed with in Montreal.
Staying in burning man themed art warehouses in Sydney
Wwoofing in Ireland with still practicing druids and doing their ceremonies with them.
Performing cheesy Enrique inglesias songs on busses with local friends in El salvador.. San Salvador, Santa tecla, and Sonsonate.
Trainhopping around the us a bit.
Staying at some raw food yoga areas in mexico.
Doing a Dhamma vipassina 10 day meditation course in Montebollo, Quebec
Having a youtube video with me hitching thru oregon/cali with over 100,000 views - nomadic fanatic hithhiker.
Delivering pizza to Garth Brooks house where im from.. bleh.
Living at super happy fun land, funny bizaree venue in houston texas with poopylungstuffing ukelele clown performer extraordinar, Olivia
Ive done so much sometimes I forget..
Teach, Learn, Share
Want to teach English in a foreign country (done it in Guatemala now). I know much about the secret life of asians in America seeing as I have worked with Chinese for over 4 yrs so let me know if there is any underground info that you want to know.. ;) I need to learn to be less honest to people who are in higher judgement of the law and to be less cynical. I want to share a lot of theological exploits I have undergone.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Stories, great company, cleaning, spanish practice, massages, meditation, opera singing, love, information..! English if needed
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Canada, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Philippines, Switzerland, Taiwan
Countries I’ve Lived In
Switzerland, United States