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Kevin Post

Orlando, FL, USA

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Overview

  • 294 Positive References2 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Turkish
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Topographical maps
  • From Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Learn Turkish (B2 level by October 2015) & obtain my Wilderness EMT certification

ABOUT ME

I travel for outdoor activities, rekindling/making relationships, linguistic, cultural and educational purposes. Museums and monuments can wait; I'd rather participate in more sportive or arduous activities.

I am married to my best friend Tomasa del Carmen (link to her profile here: https://www.couchsurfing.com/users/892838/profile)

I host because I like to feel as if I am traveling myself. I also know what it is like to travel on a budget and to find a good host.

I surf because some of the strongest, most fulfilling relationships I have ever had were in someway linked to Couchsurfing. I could stay in a nice hotel with all of the ostentatious amenities I could ever ask for but I'd rather build memorable relationships any day.

I am at a time in my life when I feel emancipated. I no longer have a job I hate, tied to a desk in a florescent lit cubicle.

If you have any further questions, let's meet for tea!

PHILOSOPHY

"I don't intend to tiptoe through life only to arrive safely at death." -Unknown

"Seek not after immortal life, but exhaust the fullness of the present." -Albert Camus

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

-I have hosted hundreds of people (CS & non-CS) -I have organized dozens of CS events on three continents -I surf for cultural exchange & insight -I was once a Couchsurfing Ambassador for Orlando (U.S.A.) & Medellín (Colombia)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

The strongest, most fulfilling relationships I have ever had were in someway linked to Couchsurfing.

Interests

Getting outdoors: breathing fresh air. rock climbing. hiking. swimming in streams/lakes/ponds/springs. snowboarding. skiing. SUP. kayaking. cycling. mountain biking.

Languages: Want to learn Turkish at the moment. Will eventually work on my Farsi, French & Portuguese.

Art: musicals (theater). art installations. concerts. multimedia. nomadic museums. architecture. minimalism. rustic. manifestations. propaganda. screen print. book binding. abandoned urbanization. calligraphy. collaboration.

Music, Movies & Books

Ask me in person.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Expanded my comfort zone.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach rock climbing, English and Spanish. I want to learn Turkish, yoga, cooking/baking and obtain my Wilderness EMT & mountain guide certifications. I really want to go back to school to obtain a degree.

What I Can Share With Hosts

• I buy groceries & prepare meals for my host as a small appreciation for having me in their home. I always make an effort to take them out for dinner or tea if they have time for it. • I give my hosts peace of mind that I am an independent traveler and will not significantly disrupt their daily routines. • Spending time with my hosts is a top priority. I am not looking for free accommodations, I am looking to share knowledge, stories & experiences. • I can bring beverages, foods, goods and services from the United States (Florida) upon request in advance. No guarantees of course. • I most certainly will return the favor (host) when visiting where I live.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Peru, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Colombia, Ecuador, United States

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