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Overview

  • 29 References 12 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French, German, Guaraní, Portuguese
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Always Learning
  • UCSD
  • From Rohnert Park, CA, USA
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Be Happy

ABOUT ME

I was born and raised in California. I'm addicted to traveling and I love languages.

I build websites, and I wish I thought of starting couchsurfing because it's the best. Check out my website: http://trekhard.com

PHILOSOPHY

Do what you want!
Haga lo que quieres!
Mach was du willst!
Faire ce que tu veux!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have hosted some people with a roommate before I got my own CS account, and I am excited to host more people in the future. I also made many friends around Europe in summer 2009, and in Buenos Aires near the end of 2010. I hosted a few times in Tahoe in 2011, and surfed (unofficially) with Peace Volunteers all over South & Central America in 2012.

I also evangelize the project regularly!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I lived in an "International House" in San Diego which had about 100 foreigners as residents. During breaks, when everyone wanted to travel, I hosted as many as 12 of them at a time in my family home near San Francisco.

That's what got me started...

Interests

Technology, Gymnastics, Frisbee, Go, Cycling, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Film, Languages!

  • technology
  • traveling
  • cycling
  • snowboarding
  • rock climbing
  • gymnastics
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Way too much to list for any of the three categories, let alone when combined.

Movies: Kaufman & Coen Brothers
Books: Non-fiction, mostly - Gödel Escher Bach
Music: katchafire, kraak en smaak

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I traveled from Patagonia back home to San Francisco, California without setting foot on an airplane.

Teach, Learn, Share

I have tons of random skills to share. Maybe I can help exchange languages, too.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Time and chats and laughs and hopefully friendship.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, United Kingdom, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, Paraguay, United States

Old School Badges

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