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Ken Miner

Norman, OK, United States

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Overview

  • 33 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German
  • 69, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Retired- Reading and traveling
  • Public University degree
  • From Warwick, Rhode Island
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Ready for Spain and beyond in April 2015.

ABOUT ME

I am retired and enjoying traveling and learning how people really live in other countries. I was raised on the east Coast of USA (Rhode Island) and entered the military at a young age. . I am very outgoing and energetic (despite my age!) I am well read and enjoy interesting conversations about other cultures.
"The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes."
-Marcel Proust

PHILOSOPHY

"An unexamined life is not worth living",...Socrates
I am currently reading and re-reading many philosophy greats(Greek, Roman, Modern europeans)Also European history.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am interested in meeting and hosting interesting and wordly people. I am retired and my wife and live on a lovely three bedroom home on 12 acres in the country (Complete with Donkeys, dogs, chickens and cats!) Although Oklahoma is not the most active cultural destination it is very central to the major interstate highways, east-west and north-south. Try us if you are driving through.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

London, France and Rotterdam in August, Sept 2011. Spain and France Sept-Oct 2012, Austria 2013
I have hosted surfers from Saudi Arabia, USA, Turkey and China, France, Mexico, Iceland

Interests

Reading, Music, Traveling. hosting

Music, Movies & Books

Most all kinds. Love classical music and Jazz. Don't watch many films
I read a lot of history.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Walked the Camino Frances in France and Spain. Also Assisi to Rome

Teach, Learn, Share

Sharing is the key. I hope to offer some of my life's experience to teach younger people and gain from each person's perspective.

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Canada, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, United States

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