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I guess i am kinda okay...at least sometimes...
I am pretty bad at writing about myself:/
I left my home country in 2009 and have been living and travelling in different places since.
I in the process to find a new lifestyle that fits me. I stopped working my online job as i got too bored and i am looking for something new to do.
Vegetarian...yeah we just have to let everybody know.
If there is an online page that is asking for lots of personal information i don't provide them. The reason might be that i am just too lazy:P
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
mostly meetings/activities. Just a bit surfing and hosting. I am traveling all the time so i don't relay have a place to host.
I rather prefer hosts that are chill and life their normal live and depending on interest and time let their surfer take part in it.
Some hosts somehow understand themselves as a 24h tourist guide that has to represent their country in some way and have some fixed idea about what somebody has to see and do in their city. This can be a bit exhausting for the guest. (to be a bit more direct: If you already know what i have to do in your city before you even meet me you are one of the persons i am actively trying not to meet)
I tend to avoid people who point out in their profile how open minded, fun, tolerant and easy going they are.
It's not that i don't like open minded, fun and tolerant people...
I had some good, some interesting, some boring, some strange and no bad experiences so far. CS brought me into to the poorest villages Paraguay's, to a private rooftop party in Kuala Lumpur's, nice hikes in Rio and hundreds of exactly the same 'where are you from and for how long are you travelling here'-conversations, ...
so it's all right:)
At the moment i am spending some time in Cali to learn dancing Salsa.
I am thinking about doing some more hiking in the future. I volunteered as a hiking guide in nicaragua and figured out that walking for hours in one direction totally fits my intellect.
some sports some times.
Music, Movies, and Books
Depending on mood and location a enjoy different kind of music.
I used to listen to rock/metal when i was younger. The music in latin america was quite enjoyable.
Most of hip hop is just silly and annoying, but there are some exceptions:-)
I about never watch movies or TV. Not that there are no good movies, but there so many fucking bad ones that's not worth the risk.
Sometimes i read a lot, sometimes not at all. I nearly always read no-fiction, for similar reasons i don't watch movies. Here some books I recently read out of my kindle library. It's more or less a chronological list so the position doesn't has any meaning.
Unbroken, Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand
Maphead by Ken Jennings
Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop.. by Susan Cain
What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the.. by David DiSalvo
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Oprah's.. by Cheryl Strayed
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2012 by Ariely
Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception by Pamela Meyer
One Summer: America 1927,A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of.. by Malcolm Gladwell (and all other gladwell books)
The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini
Born to Run: The hidden tribe, the ultra-runners, and the.. by Christopher McDougall
1493: How the Ecological Collision of Europe and the.. by Charles C. Mann
The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power by Daniel Yergin
Every Man in this Village is a Liar: An Education in War by Megan Stack
The Brain's Way of Healing: Stories of Remarkable Recoveries.. by Norman Doidge
The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism Is Changing.. by Peter
Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel KahnemanSinger
The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American..
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Once somebody stole my nose and then gave it back to me.
(There seem to be some confusion about this: with a little play of hands and commentary you can give a baby/little kid the illusion that you just took his nose. Of course you give it back again afterwards.)
Teach, Learn, Share
please teach me something interesting so i have something to write in here.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uruguay, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Colombia, Germany, Nicaragua, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom