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Overview

  • 20 References 16 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 57, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Care Provider/Handyman
  • Middlebury College 1984 graduate
  • From Greenwich, Ct. USA
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Meet & Greet folks from all over

ABOUT ME

Hey All. I just joined this community after talking with a friend who recently couch surfed his way through Europe.I love the concept and would like to host and eventually sample a couch or two in the future. I have a small apartment here in Burlington, Vermont, a beautiful,culturally vibrant small city on the shores of Lake Champlain. I've got a nice long couch and a porch hammock for usage and I can easily open up my living room for further crashability. I provide care for folks with special needs and do handyman odd jobs on the side too

PHILOSOPHY

You only live this life once so adventure!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm a newbie so my participation is a work in progress. I plan on plugging into the community and making the most of it.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

None really. I've done lots of hosteling over the years and have enjoyed immensely the various folks I have met over time

Interests

music,soccer,camping,xc-skiing,biking swimming,traveling,writing,quality quaffing

  • writing
  • picnic
  • traveling
  • music
  • cycling
  • camping
  • skiing
  • soccer
  • swimming

Music, Movies, and Books

The Prisoner Television Series, Derzu Urzula? by Kurasawa, all music save for mysogynist rap, I'm partial to african music first and foremost and Malian music in particular. Current favorite album is Staff Benda Bilili. A great recent read was Soccer In Sun And Shadow by Eduardo Galeano

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Spending a night on Stromboli,skinnydipping in a bioluminescent bay in Vieques, lying on a picnic table all night long watching the northern lights

Teach, Learn, Share

stories

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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