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Overview

  • 77 references 60 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese; learning Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Data Science Mentor/Educator
  • Electrical Engineer
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION
"Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment." - Will Rogers

ABOUT ME
I am a tech insane guy who also loves traveling, adventures, climbing, and music. I think that what makes a trip special are not the places that you visit, but the people that you meet. And CouchSurfing allowed me to meet some of the most amazing people in my life. If life has a meaning, I think it is about sharing, learning and growing with others. One of my current dreams is to acquire geographic freedom working online with something that makes an impact in the life of other people. I think online education is a good field for that. I am currently a freelancer in data science education, which is helping me with this dream :)

I recently finished a 1.5 year backpacking in Europe. I'm back to Brazil to recharge my batteries.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I hosted with a friend over two hundred surfers in Foz do Iguaçu. I stayed at someone else's place (CSsurfed) for the first time while living in the United States.

Interests

Travelling, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Acoustic Guitar, Coffee Shops, Data science, Start Ups, Ideas, Life Stories

Music, Movies, and Books

Whiplash, Mr Nobody, Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, Fight Club, Pan's Labyrinth, Léon, Cidade de Deus

Progressive and psychedelic rock, indie, some classical, instrumental, mandolin songs, choro on mandolin

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- 1.5 years backpacking and volunteering in Europe with no defined route: https://www.polarsteps.com/FernandoWittmann/493469-eurotrip
- I drove all the way from Portland to San Francisco on a 79s Volvo with manual direction with an expired driver's license. Never doing that again!
- my one year life experience in the United States;
- a hitchhiking/couchsurfing/camping trip in South America;
- a hiking with a friend in a rock mountain where I got lost in the dark with no lights;

Teach, Learn, Share

# I can teach you basic guitar, basic programming/math/calculus/engineering stuffs, how to cook strogonoff, and Portuguese, of course

# I would like to learn more about climbing, yoga and music theory

# We can share a coffee, a mate, a Chimarrão, beer, wine, stories, experiences and ideas ;)

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Mexico, Netherlands, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Turkey, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, United States

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