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Mark Holm

Saint Paul, MN, United States

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  • 3 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 49, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • world philosopher
  • too much
  • From San Francisco Bay Area
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About Me

travel as much as possible and pay it forward

I am a part time employee at the airport so I am able to travel frequently. The summer of 2015 looks like a great season to travel.

I am ideally looking for a family who might want to stay in our home for up to 6 weeks. My wife and kids will be in Spain during mid June through July. I am looking to travel some or most of that time for work and to visit with the family. ( I will be staying some of the time though exactly how much has yet to be determined)

The catch: In exchange of free accommodations I will need pet sitting. We have a Dog, a cat and yes fish (very cliche' I know).

Do good work, pay it forward, walk a mile in your shoes.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I have surfed and visited a few times over the years and now I would like to offer my home. My home is available from mid June through July, 2015.

I surfed a couple times last year, once with my kids and once solo. It was great on both counts. I am excited about the opportunity to continue to walk the good walk.


I enjoy hiking, camping, fishing, swimming, surfing solar, craft beer festivals, and of course travel.

Music, Movies & Books

eclectic and varied

One Amazing Thing I've Done

The birth of my kids are hands down the most amazing things I have seen. On a world travel scale, I love visiting 1500 year old cities throughout Europe. I enjoy National Parks in the US ... probably Yosemite is my favorite.

Teach, Learn, Share

I volunteer to install PV and solar thermal systems. I enjoy working with, learning and teaching solar technologies. When I travel I fly stand-by so my plans are often in flux.

What I Can Share With Hosts

good stories and good times

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Guatemala, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Saint Lucia, South Korea, Spain, Tunisia, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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