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Tristan Boisvert

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Overview

  • 22 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Chef/traveler/painter etc etc
  • Travel 101, Books, My Parents, a bot...
  • From Keremeos (trust me you've never heard of it)
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To find myself and then lose myself....and then find myself again.... wait! where'd I go!

ABOUT ME

Well I'm a small town boy living in a grown up world!
I have traveled as much as possible on my own means seeing the sites and discovering those not seen!
I don't know why I never found this site before! how was I so blind!

PHILOSOPHY

'Been there done that is my motto!'
well its actually ' been there done that lets do it again, this time with tigers!'

I believe you can never look back and to also trust yourself no matter what, that you have to believe in the kindness of strangers and the generosity of others.

All I have is hope in my heart!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I finally have a reason to use this site, as I have been living in my tent at at friends houses in Australia! but now that I'm in Europe I don't really know anyone at all!!!
I am just starting but will offer whatever I have whenever I have it!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

well I've tried regular surfing, and I'm hoping this wont be as hard,at the very least I hope to stay dry!!surfing for almost a year now! Let me tell you, it has been absolutely amazing and positive experience, I have told all of my freinds, and anyone I come across really about it! I have met tons of special, life changing people and have nothing but good things to say!

Interests

I love pop art and photography, food cooking and long walks on the beach, also Pina Coladas, clichy? yes, but coconut and pineapple is just so damn good!
I have a multitude of talents; juggling,welding,hot coal walking ( well it was just hot pavement, but it burnt my feet!!!)

I love the water, scuba diving, little fishies! I wanted to be an ichthyologist as a kid, or a pilot, so either way I didn't want to be on land!

We have lots of Animals, dogs, cats, fish,chickens, rabbits, horses etc etc. I love the richness they bring to our lives and love them like family ( in some cases more than some family!)

I love fashion and design, Im looking to move into that field in the coming years.
Ive run my own Painting company in Canada, my parents also ran a construction buisness since my young age. So i Can gyproc a wall, lay a foundation or paint the kitchen!

Music, Movies & Books

I love to read, currently reading Vikram Seths
A suitable boy' very profound and written like a never ending poem
I love kill bill 1 and 2, one of my favorite movies, Love horror movies, Hedwig and the angry inch and across the universe changed my life, and i sing along every time i watch Them.
I love anything that pushes boundaries and makes you question views and morals within society and yourself.
I love movies exploring sexuality and the complexity of love.
Some other Favorites- mysterious skin, short bus, transamerica, shortbus, priscilla queen of the desert, my own private idaho, Notes on a Scandal,The life aquatic, From dusk till dawn, shaun of the dead, millions, million dollar baby, run lola run,hero, house of flying daggers.
I love androgyny in people and the line of questioning whether they're male of female. So i Love Lady Gaga, I think shes the icon of Generation X, I love La roux, david bowie, iggy pop, cydi lauper and PJ harvey, fiona apple, any one who's music causes interest and conversation.
I also love indie rock, folk and electro
some favs being Goldfrapp, marina and the diamonds, the broken bells, the presets, delphic, passion pit, florence and the machine, MIA, crystal castles, the white stripes etc etc!!!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

riding an elephant in chang mai, the slow boat to laos ( met some amazing life long friends) surprising my friends in Estonia when they thought I was in Australia!
almost drowning in a waterfall in Australia, driving through a flood and sleeping in a tent during a cyclone....i guess that isn't just one thing.... oh well!!

Teach, Learn, Share

In Australia if your feeling lonely just step outside, flies will always want to touch you!
the smell of gasoline never comes out of anything!
putting your beer in ice water with salt cools them down twice as fast!!!

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Cook Islands, Estonia, France, Germany, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, Canada, France, Germany

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