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  • 10 References 7 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 71, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Designing homes, renovation of buildings and dabbling in ...
  • University degree plus graduate and seminaryand monastary...
  • From Born and reared in SC...LOVE to travel the world!
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About Me


There are a lot of great people in this world and I want to meet a lot of them and learn from them. Maybe I can meet some nice folks and show hospitality...then be invited to visit them in their home.


There is not place on earth that I do not want to visit and I have never been anywhere that I do not want to re-visit! My travels have taken me to (apx) 35 countries. Some day I hope to make all of the continents.
If we meet and learn from and about differend people, we will erase our unfounded fears. Get to know "real" people...NOT the politicians!
The things that I learn from surfers and from my travels make me the person that I am... I am a gay man who enjoys getting to know other people as people and I do not force my sexual orientation on anyone. Occasionally I do walk around nude...NOT a pretty! 'Hope that you will not let this hinder you from requesting to surf with me.

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Accept every one, reject no one, live, learn and enjoy life. Learn something from everyone.

I am a gay man who likes to be nude around the house. 'Hope that you will join me...I enjoy giving massages and getting them also. I enjoy sitting nude on the balcony and having a glass of wine (if it isn't to hot or cold.) Long conversations are interesting as well as sharing things about where we are in life.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I accept everyone at face value. Please don't judge me because I will not judge you!


So far, I've hosted four "surfers". We had good visits, toured Columbia, met with some of my friends and enjoyed getting to know each other.
As a single man, it is good to spend time with other interesting people.


PLEASE: Read my entire profile before you send a request. Let me know that you have read everything. Then IF you want to surf with me, we can talk about it. To be considered, you MUST tell me that you have read my entire profile!

I am an Episcopalian and love it! Give me music, especially classical church music, art, books, theater, travel, food, wine, good coffee, conversation...I enjoy listening to stories about where you grew up, went to school, people...really enjoy a good massage (I give a good massage also.)

I enjoy being nude while I am home, so if you are offended, I don't think that you would enjoy being here. Remember, I have only one bed that must be shared and I do sleep

Everyone is accepted at face value. I do not care if you are gay, asexual or what...I DO NOT enjoy the companion ship of "avid, rabid Republicans"! (They scare me!!)

  • arts
  • culture
  • books
  • theater
  • dining
  • wine
  • coffee
  • drinking
  • traveling
  • music

Music, Movies, and Books

Enjoy anything to do with travel! Not into super "action" films...
ROOM WITH A VIEW was super, as was Enchanted April. Did NOT like THE HELP...In a movie, I want to be entertained and to be moved emotionally...MARIGOLD HOTEL was excellent!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

My travels have been amazing...when I was a child, I had no idea that there was such a big, bright wonderful world outside my front door. All I had to do was take the first step and get going.
Several years ago I spent time in a monastery where I learned a great deal about being a spiritual being. All in all, it was a good experience.
Another amazing thing...I attended a friends wedding in Bulgaria...what a unique experience! Loved it and hope to attend other weddings of other traditions.

Teach, Learn, Share

People are people where ever they are. We all want to be appreciated and listened to. I enjoy talking as well as listening. In a foreign country, I want to learn the way of life for the locals THEY do things, to learn about their culture and to expand my friendship circle.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Friendship, southern hospitality, sitting on my balcony drinking wine, listen to good music...I will be happy to show you around Columbia and some places in South Carolina.

I would prefer having gay men stay with me due to the fact that I have only one bedroom and one bed and one bathroom. Age is not a factor.

Countries I’ve Visited

Aruba, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Kenya, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russian Federation, Saint Lucia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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