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I just moved to Kyiv and will be here until September. I work in the Parliament on energy legislation (oil and gas, renewables, etc.).
Graduate from Yale
I own a strawberry farm in Ecuador and just finished an MPhil at the University of Cambridge. I work in policy-where energy meets climate and security. Originally from Louisiana and Ecuador, lived in Mongolia for 3 years as well. Open to nearly all types of people.
Be kind to everyone, do the right thing, and don't forget to enjoy life.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
i try to travel when i can- sometimes i use the couchsurfing website.
i once had a couchsurfer disappear for 4 days in paris- he showed up in my apartment with an italian couple that he had met at a 4-day rave.
if you go to raves- please invite me too.
Making things happen.
Getting stuff done.
Music, Movies, and Books
My favorite book is A Confederacy of Dunces.
Cléo de 5 a 7- 60s french film as well as World War II documentaries.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Nyiragongo volcano, gorilla trekking, hippo trekking, elephant trekking, trekking, escaping ebola on the back of a tank in the DR Congo.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach English, French, Spanish, some Portuguese and some Mongolian.
What I Can Share with Hosts
My balcony has the best view of Kyiv.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Burundi, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Georgia, Germany, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Ecuador, France, Jordan, Mongolia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States