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Overview

  • 80 references 58 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning German, Quechua
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Computer things
  • Life
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Explore new places, meet interesting people, learn new things.

ABOUT ME

I have an addictive personality and often find myself diving headfirst into new interests and hobbies.

RPCV of Peace Corps, Peru 2016-2018.

PHILOSOPHY

If you can talk you can sing, if you can walk you can dance.

Mixture of Stoicism, Buddhism, and life experience.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I absolutely love hosting when I know that I will have the time to show surfers around my city and make them feel at home.

Interests

Traveling, anything outdoors, climbing, slackline, snowboarding, eating & cooking (vegan), dogs, music, movies, art, comedy, wine, beer, reading, lucid dreaming, meditation, float tanks, chess, poker, sports, friends & family

  • dogs
  • books
  • vegan
  • meditation
  • chess
  • poker
  • snowboarding
  • rock climbing
  • art
  • slackline
  • outdoors
  • comedy
  • lucid dreaming

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies - Documentaries, independent films, dramas, comedies. Short Term 12, Eternal Sunshine, The Matrix, Whiplash, Waking Life.

Music - Indie/alternative, classic rock, 90s, oldies, alt-latino, jazz, downtempo electronic / deep house, some rap, any strong female vocalists.

Books - I read lots of nonfiction. Rock Warrior's Way, GEB. A few fictional favorites: Milan Kundera, Ursula K Le Guin, Ishiguro, Anthem, The Road, 11/22/63, Harry Potter series.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

The little things.

Teach, Learn, Share

TEACH
I can teach you how to lucid dream. Help with English, Spanish, computer stuff.

LEARN
I like to learn just about everything.

SHARE
Share food/recipes, know quite a bit about good coffee/tea/beer/wine/whiskey, and always love sharing travel stories.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Palestine, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Peru, Spain, United States

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