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I plan to see every country and territory in the world or as much as possible .. also currently trying to reach the highest point of every country in the Americas!!
I go out a lot ,like to try new stuff, and travel new places, meet new and interesting people. I'm a good friend and always willing to help out anyone.
I'm down for whatever.. whenever.. life is an adventure especially mine! I have high goals and no matter what i work hard to succeed in everything i set out to do. I plan to see the whole world .. I currently am traveing around the world for an undetermined amount of time. I love to experience new cultures and see how other people live, their customs, traditions and what is important in their lives. I'm into all kinds of outdoor activities boating, kayaking, hiking, fishing, mountain climbing, SCUBA diving or just chillin on a deserted island beach. I'm never bored I live my life to the fullest, i want to experience everything the world has to offer.
I'm not about touristy stuff i like to see what is real from remote nature to the heart of the worst ghetto and everything in between .. castles to slums .. luxury to poverty.. any country on earth or any culture .. under the surface of all the oceans to the summits of the highest mountains .. I'd probably roll the dice and risk everything to live my dreams lose it all and risk it all over again .. I've been shot at.. stranded in the jungle.. missed avalanches.. survived 3.5 hours floating in the ocean after a shipwreck ...slept on benches, couches, beaches, behind buildings or not at all .. met some of the coolest people from all over the world and I'm just getting started .. the world awaits!...
I currently have undertaken a mission to climb the highest point of every country in the Americas!!
So far climbed Volcan Baru ( Panama), Cerro Chirripo ( Costa Rica), Mogoton ( Nicaragua), El Pital ( El Salvador), Celaque Las Minas ( Honduras), Volcan Tajumulco ( Guatemala) Pico de Orizaba ( Mexico), Blue Mtn Peak ( Jamaica), Pic la Selle ( Haiti), Pico Duarte ( Dominican Rep), Liamuiga ( St Kitts & Nevis), The Quill ( St Eustatius), Cerro del Aripo ( Trinidad & Tobago)
Highest Points in other countries!!
Tomanivi ( Fiji), Kosciuszko ( Australia), Ramelau( Timor Leste), Bukit Timah( Singapore), Doi Inthanon( Thailand), Mt. Kinabalu( Malaysia), Phnom Aural ( Cambodia), Fansipan ( Vietnam), Tai Mo Shan( Hong Kong), Coloane Alto( Macau), Hallasan( South Korea)
visited 50 states (22.2%)Create your own visited map of The World
visited 25 states (50%)Create your own visited map of The United States or another interesting project
visited 8 states (22.8%)Create your own visited map of India or another interesting project
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
5/27/2010 - 5/30/2010 Adam ( US) (4 nights surf) 5/29/2010 Laura ( US) (traveled to St. Eustatius) 8/13/2010 - 8/15/2010 Andres ( Germany) & Esmeralda ( Colombia) (2 nights host) 8/2010 - 8/2010 Anastasiaa & friends ( Russia) (1 night went out) 12/2010 - 1/2011 Nidhi ( India) (10 days travel, 1 night surf at friends) 2/18/2011 Ariana ( Nicaragua) (1 day went out) 5/26/2011 - 5/27/2010 Vane ( El Salvador) (2 nights went out) 5/26/2011 - 5/27/2010 Sarah ( El Salvador) (2 days travel) 6/1/2011 - 6/2/2011 Cinthya ( Honduras) (1 night surf) 7/29/2011 - 7/31/2011 Susen ( Germany) & Leo ( Germany) (2 nights host) 8/2/2011 - 8/3/2011 Nadya ( Bulgaria) & Asia ( Poland) (1 night host) 8/5/2011 - 8/6/2011 Koen (Netherlands) David (Netherlands) Bas (Netherlands) (1 night host) 8/21/2011 - 8/23/2011 Mick ( Australia) Jodie ( Australia) (2 night host) 8/28/2011 - 8/29/2011 Elene ( Georgia) Ekaterina ( Russia) (1 night host) 9/2/2011 - 9/4/2011 Wilmarie ( Puerto Rico) (3 days travel) 10/6/2011 - 10/12/2011 Leanna ( Trinidad) (4 nights surf 3 days travel) 10/9/2011 Shireen ( Trinidad) (1 day went out) 12/2011 - 1/2012 Fi and Api( Fiji) (3 days surf)
traveling! ..mountain climbing..SCUBA diving..hiking..cooking..photography..mixology..fencing..art..entrepreneurship..snorkling..reading..working out..differnt cultures..wine tasting..basketball..spontaneous crazy adventures..kayaking..boating..live music..eating bizzare foods..shooting pool..charity... etc
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
drove through the Pyrenees and down the south coast of Spain, wreck diving in the Florida Keys, night markets in Taipei, being at a higher elevation then anyone on the continent while on the summit of Pico de Orizaba the highest mountain in Mexico, white water rafting the Pacuare river in Costa Rica, standing over red hot lava volcan pacaya Guatemala, hiking to deserted beaches in Thailand, visiting the Holy Golden Temple in Amritsar, exploring the temples of Hampi, rowing along the Ganges in Varanasi and viewing the cremations while reflecting on the finiteness of life, standing on the rim of Santiguito the most active Volcano in Central America
Countries I’ve Visited
Andorra, Australia, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, France, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Monaco, Myanmar, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Martin (French part), Singapore, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Countries I’ve Lived In