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CARPE FUCKING DIEM!
I am friendly.
I am impulsive.
I am odd.
... and I train all of those each morning! :)
I fell in love with traveling and exploring mainly because of my dad, with whom we visited the most of Europe. So, maybe also because of this, one day, I decided to leave my home and fly to the other side of the ocean: New York, U.S. and Vancouver, Canada. It was hard to get around at first, but luckily, I tried Couchsurfing and local people always helped me a lot. I became independent, it was the best year in my life and it changed me more than anything else... In September '11 I went back to Prague and back to my old life, but I continue traveling to this day! In September '15 I went for a student exchange program and lived for 6 months in Tokyo, Japan.
Also, for me and a couple of my friends, the year doesn't start in January, but on July 1st, when our Children Summer Camp starts! :) Every time, we have a different topic, decorations, costumes, etc. For example, last year the children joined a military unit and discovered the means to meet alien races and travel among the stars! This year, they each received a letter informing them about being accepted to the School of witchcraft and wizardry and I made my own battery powered LED wand and prepared several videomapping tricks to cheat the children into believing that we are all indeed great wizards and witches! :D And even though we don't get paid with anything but the children's smiles, total exhaustion and sleep deprivation, we tend to remember just the first, enjoy our time with each other and can't wait to the next year's volume!
I really want to experience as much as I can. The Earth is a huge place to live on and I know that no matter how hard I try, it is just impossible to 'do it all'. But, let's just say that at least a half would be nice! :D
I simply can't say no to anything new and interesting.
I love talking deep. Or weird.
And I really enjoy living in not ordinary way.
"do whatever you want! (unless it harms)"
I often say so.
And try to follow it.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Couchsurfing literally saved my ass, when I was new on the New continent! I had two wonderful surfing experiences, one in New York, the other in Vancouver and I'll never forget...
I started hosting in Vancouver, when I was 8300km away from my home - but surprisingly: my surfers were enjoying it! This makes me believe that they enjoy it even more, when I'm back in Prague and have my background at disposal.
During that time I spent Couchsurfing, I learned, that even the smallest thing can make a difference! So, the point is clear: to open door and arms to all the people who will need it! :)
Also, I've traveled a bit, lived in Prague and Eastern Bohemia, Vancouver and Tokyo for a decent while, so I can possibly interest you in some 'Traveling Hints' as well. Just ask! ;)
My biggest interest is LIVING. Then:
Music!!!, Traveling, Enjoying the View, Architecture, Sustainability, Ecology, Environmentalism, Conservation, Recycling, Demography, Talking, Walking, Animals (especially birds!), Movies, Series, Animation, Art, Creating, Drawing, Painting, Photographing, Writing, Reading, Learning, Exploring, Extending, Consciousness, Subconsciousness, Skateboarding, Longboarding, Snowboarding, Skiing, Computers, Technology, Programming, 3D, VR, etc.
Music, Movies, and Books
This will be totally unfair, because favorite-feeling is extremely dependent on the current mood. But I can try to write the names that really mean something to me, just to create an idea ;)
Alternative, Electronic, Hip-Hop, Rock, Frenchcore, Tribe, Tekno, D'n'B ...
System of a Down, Dr.Peacock, Audio Bullys, The Sickest Squad, Mindless Self Indulgence, N.O.H.A., Rage against the Machine, The Chemical Brothers, IAMX, SRB, DJ Massouille, DJ Radium, Enter Shikari, Captain Beefheart, The Residents, Pendulum, Prodigy, Muse, The Offspring, Ayreon, Pink Floyd, Supertramp, The Doors, Joy Division, Nick Cave, The Subways, King Crimson, Lou Reed, Patti Smith and many many more, including some Czech bands you wouldn't know and the Classical music as a genre itself. My favorite composer is Antonio Vivaldi, because I used to play a violin for over 6 years.
PINK FLOYD: THE WALL ... the best movie ever made
everything by Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction etc.)
everything by Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream etc.)
everything by Hayao Miyazaki (Princess Mononoke etc.)
everything by Stanley Kubrick (A Clockwork Orange etc.)
everything by Alejandro González Iñárritu (21 Grams etc.)
Into the Wild, Trainspotting, Amelie, South Park: B, L & U, Shawshank Redemption, Forrest Gump, Black Cat White Cat, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, 12 Monkeys, Control, The Godfather, Battle Royale, Akira, The Girl who Leapt through Time etc.
Breaking Bad, True Detective, Stranger Things, Black Books, Black Adder, Red Dwarf, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Rick and Morty, South Park, The IT Crowd, Big Bang Theory, Drawn Together, Battlestar: Galactica, Firefly, Dexter, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Trigun, Noir, Death Note etc.
Stephen King (The Dark Tower is a masterpiece!)
Terry Pratchett, Jack Kerouac, Arthur C. Clarke, Anthony Burgess, Kurt Vonnegut, William Golding, George Orwell, Robert Fulghum, Douglas Adams, Karel Capek, Franz Kafka etc.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Seeing System of a Down live show?
Exploring Pripyat and Chernobyl power plant?
Climbing to the top of Nara Dreamland's rollercoasters?
Walking around the edge of the Great Wall of China on a frozen ocean?
How could I compare it?
Teach, Learn, Share
Well, how could I know, before I meet you?
Teach me anything you know. I love learning. If you're passionate about your interests, that is a good start for any interesting discussion and I just can't get enough of those! :)
I go out quite often, especially to enjoy music and beer, so you could join :)
What I Can Share with Hosts
ALWAYS REMEMBER: One HP (Horse Power) is equal to the power of constantly working horse, which is, yoked in a driving wheel, lifting a cargo of 180 pounds (lb) and makes 144 circles per hour, 12 feet in diameter :)
NOTE ABOUT ME: I love to randomly make up stuff, multiple it several times, add something here, something there, and, as a result, create holes in space-time continuum by creating the biggest nonsense ever :)
Countries I’ve Visited
Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Denmark, Faroe Islands, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kosovo, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, Czech Republic, Japan, United States