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I've worked in non-profits since 2008, working with primarily with youth. I play drums, ride my bike, run, & cook.
I've done a couple of big trips, in 2012 I spent 4 months backpacking around Europe, including London, Spain, Italy, Amsterdam, Switzerland, Scotland & Dublin.
In the summer of 2015 I biked from North Vancouver, B.C, to St. Johns, NL.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I had excellent hosts while travelling Europe, and was hosted by several wonderful people via warmshowers during my bicycle trip and I want to pay it forward.
I don`t know what you`ll sleep on, but you`ll have a bed, couch or air mattress & blankets. I`m staying in a small basement suite and I can accommodate 2 people. There are loads of excellent hikes in North Vancouver and I`m happy to take guests on them! I`m not much of bar person, but I`m happy to have some low-key beers at home & chat.
Things to do in North Vancouver:
Hiking: Quarrey Rock, Lynn Valley, Mt. Seymour, Grouse Mountain (The Grouse Grind)
Mountain Biking, Snowboarding/Skiing, paddle boarding, kayaking.
When you message me to host you, give me an idea of what your plans are in Vancouver. Are you hiking or doing outdoorsy stuff? Going to museums? & tourist type stuff? Do you need a day or two to just sit on a couch, drink coffee and use the wifi to rest from travel? Give me an idea of what you`re after, this will help me host you better! Put your phone number in your message if you have one!
--Where I Live--
I`m located in Deep Cove in North Vancouver. I`m a 15 minute walk from the water & hiking trails & grocery store, coffee shops are 10 minutes away. You`ll need to get to Phibbs Exchange (bus loop) and take the 211 Seymour or 212 Deep Cove. I`m about an hour by bus to downtown Vancouver and 45 minutes from Commercial Drive.
playing drums, buying & selling drum equipment, running, biking, cooking, hiking, stand up comedy, reading, snowboarding, the wilderness.
Music, Movies, and Books
Music- Deep Purple, RHCP, Motley Crue, Guns n' Roses, The Ivy League Brawlers, Foo Fighters, Bill Withers, Michael Jackson, Dirty Penny, Vains of Jenna, Eminem, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles.
Movies- The Warriors, Clerks, Rocky, Resevoir dogs, Star Wars.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I biked across North America through 9 provinces and 6 states in the summer of 2015.
What I Can Share with Hosts
I make great pizza, hiking, boardgames.
Countries I’ve Visited
France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Scotland, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In