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CURRENT MISSION: To host as many people as it takes to get me to clean my house on a regular basis!
I am a Canadian - here since 1999. I enjoy meeting travelers from all over. I love talking about how to travel frugally. We travel frequently ourselves - mostly international
PLEASE NOTE: I am not likely to host you if you are new and don't take CS seriously. If you can't put together a decent profile, don't request my couch. I generally don't host people who don't host. BUT... I make exceptions for true travelers. If you are one of those, please request. I will know who you are. :-)
Here is my hosting calendar: http://bit.ly/1AeIGek
1. I am a vegan.
2. Halef is mostly vegetarian. :-)
3. We only host people with CS profiles.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
We host a lot. Over 450 people since 2009. I don't attend the Atlanta CS events as much as I used to. On weekends, I like to show guests around the city. I am a CS Ambassador. I offer members help in creating profiles/writing requests. I answer questions about Couchsurfing. If I can't help you, I'll find someone who can!
Atlanta Couch surfers meet weekly - Thursday nights, 8pm at Bada Bing's.
Link for directions: http://bit.ly/1SNv7cM
I like politics and lean left because that is where the truth usually is. I am an atheist. I love animals and I don't eat them. I despise factory-farming, slaughterhouses, and the politics that make both possible.
Music, Movies, and Books
Favorite movies are Stand By Me and The Shawshank Redemption
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I hiked a crater on Mt. Kiluaea in Hawaii. I sang the national anthem at a pro baseball game in Toronto. I saw a naked guy with a scrotum the size of a cantaloupe on a secluded beach in Hawaii. I have photographic evidence. (Oh puleeze... You would have taken the photo, too!)
Teach, Learn, Share
Teach: I play guitar. I've brewed beer. I used to make wine. I know enough about it to help get you started. I know a little about cooking.
Learn: I've become fairly good with my Digital SLR. But if you know photography, I would probably love you. I have become pretty good with underwater photography, particularly macro. Can't seem to get Wide Angle to agree with me!
Share: Sharing is for commies and hippies!
Cooking / Food: I also LOVE to learn how to cook different food. I have been shown foods by Chinese, Japanese, German, and Tunisian guests. If you have a good vegan recipe from your home country, and if we can find the ingredients here in Atlanta, I would LOVE to make it with you!!
What I Can Share with Hosts
I'm a good cook! There's that. I can also give you good advice on how to be a good host (I've done it about 450 times!). Well, at least stuff that's worked for me. :-)
Countries I’ve Visited
Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Laos, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, United States