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Overview

  • 1 Reference
  • Fluent in English; learning Portuguese, Spanish
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • waiter, student, world traveler and one day a professor!
  • BA in Sociology from UCSC (UC Santa Cruz)
  • From San Diego, California USA
  • Profile 80% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

the revolution starts in ur mind but i plan to lead the world one mind at a time!

ABOUT ME

I am a cool cat that is just looking to be a mind expander! I feel that I was put here on this earth to be more than the average joe and I am working dilligently to become a professor in the near future. Im an exchange student in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil till dec 2009 and i plan to start working for a non profit community service organization when i get home while applying to grad school. Aside from my life aspirations i love all kinds of things and have a variety of interests. I love the beach, im gonna learn to surf on this trip! I really enjoy my new camera and taking pics, one day hope to take up surf photography as a hobby. I am a hardcore San Diego Chargers fan and love amercian football amongst many other sports. I like to read books by my namesake Carlos Castaneda who wrote a series of books about Mexican metaphysical sorcery...its pretty fresh but kinda deep...im on some other shit! lol other than that i love to go out and party i like to dance and hope to learn samba and salsa this trip too. i most have so much more to tell that makes me the man i am but if you wanna more just holla!

PHILOSOPHY

always seaching for the warriors wisdom...and looking to have a good time along the way...so lets party!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am new to this site but i'm looking forward to surfing plenty of couches!!! and maybe hosting some surfers one day!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

none so far looking forward to some great stories to tell

Interests

dancing the night away
drinking it up with new friends and old
great conversation
expanding my intelligence
watchin the Chargers!
hangin with my nephew marley
reading Carlos Castaneda
and lots lots more

  • cats
  • books
  • photography
  • dancing
  • partying
  • drinking
  • reading
  • surfing
  • snowboarding
  • sports
  • soccer
  • teaching
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

marvin gaye, al green, curtis mayfield, the doors jimmy buffet, jimi hendrix, mac dre! old school snoop D O double G, Calle 13, manu chau, doobie, the hustla, Mike Jackson (RIP), Mos Def, Orishas, Macaco, Buena Vista Social Club, Tito Puentes, ODB, Old school Wu Tang, and so much more there isnt enough room to list every artist i jam to

books- Carlos Castaneda, Oscar Zeta Acosta, i used to read Dean Koontz and more that i cant remember at this time =]

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

climbed the great wall of china, seen the terra cotta soldiers (two wonders of the world) lived in cabo and traveled the baja! and i am currently soaking up everything Brazil has to offer in the next 2 1/2 months

Teach, Learn, Share

i wanna learn to dance samba and salsa
i can teach you how to snowboard or skimboard im not a pro at either one but i have taught others before. gonna for sure learn to surf too!!

Countries I’ve Visited

China

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Mexico

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