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Overview

  • 38 references 19 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German, Spanish; learning French, Italian
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Digital Consultant
  • University
  • From Switzerland
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Im on a Giro d'Italia!

TOPICS / HOBBIES
Skiing, ski touring, mountaineering, climbing, sailing, inline skating, mountain biking, salsa dancing, entrepreneurship, politics.

ABOUT ME

I am interested in other people's thoughts, opinions and way of life. I like to do fun stuff, go somewhere, be active, getting out of the city, enjoy nature. With people, I like to discover common activities, fascinations & view points.

THINGS I AM ADDICTED TO

1. A beach, a warm summer night and the deep red reflection of the falling sun on the sea. A cool, easy breeze. Salsa music coming from somewhere distant, the cries of the gulls and the soft sound of the breaking waves. Warm sand under our feet and the sweet fruity taste of our drinks.

2. Snow covered mountains as far as one can see and a cloudless blue sky and a glaring sun. The total silence, the absence of human existence. The measured sound of our furs on the snow. The joy of reaching the peak. Breathtaking view onto a vast rocky wilderness. A descent, foot-deep powder, natural ice and snow sculptures passing by, the untouched snowy slope ahead.

3. The unveiled infinite mountain sky on a cristal clear night, clouds of stars, so many stars.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I hosted CSers in Switzerland and organized a small skiing event for CS, plus we've been hosted during our travels through South America by some amazing people.

Interests

The fast-growing world of digital, online opportunities, "Was die Welt im Innersten zusammenhält",

  • politics
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • tennis
  • mountains
  • mountain biking
  • climbing
  • inline skating
  • ski touring

Music, Movies, and Books

Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank / Harry Potter / Charles Dickens: Our mutual friend / Freakonomics / Juyungo de Adalberto Ortiz / La niña mala von Mario Vargas Llosa
Movies: Coen Bro's, Tarantino, Johnny Depp is hilarious in Pirates of the Caribbean. Argentinian movies are great! Un cuento chino, las siete reinas, La suerte está echada,...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Skiing through untouched powder.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Peru, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, United States, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Ecuador, Switzerland, United States

Old School Badges

  • 14 Vouches
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