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  • 3 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German, Spanish; learning French, Italian, Portuguese
  • 56, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • I´m running a holidaycamp for kids 6-12 - living in Lakot...
  • College, University - Business Admin - travelling the Wor...
  • From Lustenau in Vorarlberg next to the lake of Constance
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I am studying basic life in order o pass it on to the next generation

ABOUT ME

I allways thought that it was beyond human existence beeing melt down to mere materialism.

"Its not possible that houses, cars, TV sets - that money should be it - should be everything!" Thats what I thought and felt right from the start.

BUT- I was quite allone with it. See,... I was born into a familybusiness in embroideries - and all that counted was to make it - to make money - to become somone by having things. So my ideas were rather strange to my people and they thought - he will learn - with time. But nope - no "learn with time" On the contrary - I started to feel wrong and really bad. I thought what many of us think - "there is something wrong with ME - I am a mistake!" So I could not really make it in the money world - just because I did not believe in it.

I mean there was a time when I forced myself - I studied Business Administration to please my Dad (love him) , worked as a salesman, salesdirector, Agency- owner -> made U$5.000 to 8.000,- / Month and burned out - I wanted to die. The only reason to go on - My kids - they needed their dad - I could not go... not yet.

Today I´m working for the wellbeing of all feeling beeings - for ex.

-> http://www.flysch.at
-> http://www.flysch.at/roots
-> http://www.grenzenloskochen.at

and I am working hard on knowing myself getting to know my essence.

Over the entrance of Apoll´s temple in Delphi - the famous Oracle of ancient Greece - there was written this one sentence:

"Gnothi Seautón" - "Erkenne dich selbst" Recognize your- SELF".

PHILOSOPHY

"As soon as you face the fact of death you start living."

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I welcome the world to my yurt
and I travel the world - so watch out!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

For the short time now...

CS is not like the owners promote it on youtube
it´s not a cheap way of traveling and - oh - by the way - you might meet some nice people.

Its People all over the world thinking their lifes over

Facing the advertisment bombardement. the usless product zunamis and the fun-fun-fun masspsychosis...the people of CS are like a sunrise of hope to me.

Interests

Buddhism -> Walking Barefoot -> Climbing Trees -> Rowing Canoes-> Making Fire -> Cooking -> Woman

  • perfumes
  • cooking
  • walking
  • tv
  • traveling
  • cars
  • buddhist
  • rock climbing
  • rowing
  • business

Music, Movies, and Books

MOVIES:
-> pulp fiction -> city of god -> bladerunner ->snatch ->the big lebowsky ->lord of the rings -> dead man walking -> Down by law -> rocky horror picture show

BOOKS:
-> The way things are ( Lama Ole Nydhal) -> Words of my perfect teacher ( Patrul Rinpoche) -> The tibetian book about living and dying (Sogyal Rinpoche) -> Master and Margeritha (Michail Bulgakow

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I moved out of the house and try to live in a mongolian yurt.
I quit my wellpayed job and teach kids about Nature.
I became a Buddhist.
I gave up secure income and sometimes it shit scares me.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bangladesh, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, India, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Morocco, Nepal, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Brazil, Mexico

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