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I'm from everywhere; a citizen of the world.
I've been described as aloof (and based on the How To instructions http://www.wikihow.com/Be-Aloof, I'd say its an apt description). Other characteristics that define me are my perpetual smile, ability to do the unexpected, and knack for story-telling. As much as I enjoy being social and meeting new people, I equally prefer to sit in the corner and watch the world go by.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
in addition to actively living the CouchSurfing life, I'm also a former member of the CS Tech Team
yes, i am interested
- craft beer
- wild camping
Music, Movies, and Books
music: just about everything (with a strong preference towards mellow rock/electronic) a few of the bands that really move my soul: Built To Spill, Pink Floyd, Ok Go, Mew, Blonde Redhead, Jimi Hendrix, Jurassic 5, Air, Sigur Ros, Mars Volta, Amadou & Mariam, Cat Power, the Knife, Yeah Yeah Yeahs...
movies: there once was a point where I thought there was no such thing as a bad movie (now I just keep my expectations low) - I'll list 3 of my favorite writer/directors in no particular order: Charlie Kaufman, Stanley Kubrick, the Coen Brothers, and Wes Anderson (oh, that was 4);
books: humurous fiction (ie Tom Robbins, Douglas Adams, Jasper Fforde, Christopher Moore, etc) and non-fiction sci-fi (Ray Kurzweil, Joel Garreau, ...)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
...everyday in this world is an amazing thing.... some of the things I'm most proud of doing: dog sledding, seeing the Aurora Borealis, hanging from hooks, learning to ride a motorcycle, skiing/hiking some beautiful mountains, hitch-hiking (always an amazing experience), driving a Formula 1 racecar, playing in the night ocean with dinoflagellates (bioluminescent algae), thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Germany, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden, Thailand, United States