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Guillermo Gomez

Burlington, VT, United States

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Overview

  • 85 Positive References5 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French, German, Italian
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2004
  • Civil Engineer
  • Grad School
  • From Bogota, Colombia
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Survive Real Life until my next trip, wherever that is....

ABOUT ME

I grew up in Bogota, Colombia until I finished undergrad and then I moved to Miami...

At the beginning I wasn't too crazy about my decision but with time South Florida grew on me. But after more than 10 years I decided to take a chance and leave my routine, family and friends and took a job in Burlington, Vermont. I'm still adjusting to the changes, but so far, I can say that Burlington is a beautiful place and New England has a lot of things to see and do, and can't wait to start exploring

I'm really laid back, down to earth, jeans and t-shirt kind of person. I love meeting people from all over the world and all walks of life.

I'm very friendly, open-minded and up for anything (almost anything). After all, you only live once!!!!

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Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I try to participate in local events and host people whenever time allows. I've had the chance to meet great people in CS and hope to continue doing so.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

people have hosted me in Copenhagen (Denmark), Stockholm (Sweden), Oslo (Norway), Athens (Greece), Chicago, Portland, Seattle. I've hosted people from France, Denmark, Poland, Germany, Australia and the list keeps growing.
Great experiences so far!!!!!!!

Interests

Travel, art, music, film (indie and foreign preferred), food, books, photography, rockclimbing, cycling, ultimate frisbee, meeting people from different cultures, languages.......

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: fight club, trainspotting, ghost world, requiem for a dream, dancer in the dark, kamchatka, sex and lucia, Ben X, Joint Security Area, Oldboy, Slumdog Millionaire, Indochine,

Music: Bjork, Sigur Ros, Radiohead, Moby, Morcheeba, Portishead, Tricky, Soda Stereo, Pink FLoyd, U2, R.E.M, Pearl Jam, world music, Band of Horses

Books: Steppenwolf, Siddharta, Narcissus and Goldmund (big Hermann Hesse fan), Hopscotch (or something like that, Rayuela in spanish), one hundred years of solitud, Lolita, I Know This Much is True, Rosario Tijeras

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, Laos, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Colombia, United States

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