Karl Rawstron

Portland, ME, United States

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  • Fluent in English; learning French, Sign Language - American
  • 107, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • No occupation listed
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  • From Portland Maine
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About Me


My Current mission is to find myself lost deep in the united states and to meet beautiful people and see if the apple pie does indeed get bigger the deeper into the midwest you go. Love karl


I am a former Boy Scout. I hit the winning home run on open day in little league. I have hitch hiked from Seattle to Denver, Seattle to Alaska. I can dance to house music.

Right now I'm a college environmentalist trying to get to D.C. for the Powershift 09 conference. Feb 27-March 2

I am trying to enjoy the Summer of '09 in travel. (May '09)

Back at school 9/09

Traveling 7/15/10

School 2/11

Musical Tour 5/11

Summer Travels 5/12



Why I’m on Couchsurfing


With Enthusiasm


Adel from France came and stayed with Carl Dexter and me in Portland Me. Out side of the org I have couch surfed a lot.

UPDATE JUNE 09: Just surfed with Seah and the folks at The Forbes Mansion, Worcester. They are AWESOME folks.

Now in Chicago with Peter, CS is so great!

Kyle and Megan in LaCrosse WI. are two of the sweetest people you'll ever surf with.

Couchsurfed Canada 7/09

etc. 2010

Summer Music tour 2011.

Etc. Etc.


God Speed You Black Emperor being played with Miles Davis' Bitches Brew while a Noam Chomsky lecture is going over that. I spin this type of stuff on WMPG. WMPG.ORG

Nature walks, Bird watching, Wildflower identification, Butterflies and dragonflies.

Local organic farming co-ops


Music, Movies, and Books

Noam Chomsky: Manufacturing Consent; Clint Eastwood: The Good The Bad and The Ugly; John Lurie: Stranger than Paradise

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hitch Hiked from Seattle to Denver, Seattle to Alaska.

Traveled France, Visited Morrison Grave on 35th anniversary of death. Ate a lot of Cheese.

Read a humongous 19th century biography on Confucius one winter.

Fell in Love Once

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach guitar. I can speak bad French. I can teach bad harmonica. How to read music. Bird identification. Wild flower identification as well as wild edibles.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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