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Discovery. That makes me sound like a space shuttle, but it's true :)
As my blog says, In a nutshell: I'm a book-loving, travel-mad, semi-vegetarian (eating some meat while abroad) musician who studies environmental science at Allegheny College. I'm currently studying in Angers, France (et oui je parle français mais car j'utiliserai peut-être ce profile après mon départ, je l'ai écrit dans ma langue maternelle) and traveling as much as I can. Hence the discovery of couchsurfing :)
"There's no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothes"--Richard Louv, The Last Child in the Woods.
Why this quote? Because I like the "see the silver lining" nature of it (that's probably my real philosophy) and also because it makes and excellent motto for the city where I go to school, affectionately nicknamed Mudville for it's utterly despicable weather
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
So far not much. I'm hoping to stay with people while traveling and maybe go to events. However, since I don't have a place of my own I can't host. Sorry.
It's limited so far. Which means I couch surfed once using my friends profile. But hey, there is a first time for everything
I live to learn. It sounds silly, but it's very useful for a student to enjoy learning things. I also love to be outdoors. Everything from running to homework to outdoor adventures are improved by the fact that they are outdoors. For a laundry list of actual activities: reading, playing music, hiking, anything to do with the ocean, biking, running, cooking (and going to the farmer's market to get stuff to cook with), etc.
- outdoor activities
Music, Movies, and Books
Books: Fantasy, Science-Fiction, Historical Fiction and really anything (the family joke says if you leave a book on the coffee table long enough I will read it. My mother tried it with my SAT guides back in HS. It worked.)
Music: I'll listen to just about anything that isn't rap. But as a classical musician (I play flute) I have a soft spot for that genre
Movies: Just about anything that isn't horror. And action movies are only OK if they come with a reasonably intelligent plot.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Gone snorkeling with manta rays off the coast of Hawaii
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Germany, India, Ireland, Netherlands, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
France, United States