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Overview

  • 1 reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 30, Other
  • Member since 2022
  • Farmer and Crop Consultant
  • Masters in Soil and Water Sciences
  • From Port of Spain, PortSpain, Trinidad and Tobago
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About Me

I'm a tree-hugging being from Trinidad and Tobago, the planet earth, the third star in the sol system. I recently finished graduate school and am figuring out how to put my degree in soil science and crop nutrition to work as a farmer! I'm an avid reader (and more recently lister to audiobooks) so you can most often find me curled up quietly in between adventures into the human and natural ecosystems around me. I enjoy hikes, in particular, if they lead to a water feature, though an impressive vista is also great. I prefer warmer climes to cool, but I've wintered 4 years of upstate New York in undergrad so I like to think I'm pretty all-terrain! I can be reserved, particularly at the start of getting to know someone, but my friends know I'll talk their ear off if they get me going. I am by no means a "neat freak" but I am assiduous about having my space, and or yours if I visit be clean, even if it is a little messy/cluttered with bags and clothes.

To learn more about me and the farm go to:
grosvenorhorticultural.com

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I look forward to both hosting and traveling to learn more about this beautiful planet, and the people, plants and animals that inhabit it. I've thoroughly enjoyed hosting friends from college and showing them around "sweet-sweet T&T" to see things like the Temple by the sea, Hanuman statue, Caroni Swamp and beyond.

I've also gone to stay with college roommates in Madrid, Belgium, and various parts of the united states staying on couches, etc. as we go.

Interests

  • beach
  • waterfall
  • sunset
  • bar
  • hike
  • city lights
  • cobblestones

Music, Movies, and Books

For an abbreviated intro to Trinidad and Tobago
Music:
David Rudder - "Trin to d Bone"
David Rudder - "Ganges and the Nile"
Kes the Band - "Savannah Grass"
Machel Montano - "The Fog"
Books:
Miguel Street - V.S. Naipaul
Lisa Allen-Agostini - Home Home Hardcover

Other art/artists I enjoy are:
Music
Owl city
Ariana Grande
Madona
Linkin Park
Big Giganitic

STAR WARS
Lord of the Rings

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Tongariro Crossing - New Zealand

Teach, Learn, Share

Looking to learn: Farming Skills
Happy to teach: Basics of computer literacy - word, sheets, powerpoint, farming skills
Love to cook and share food!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Souvenirs of found/created art

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Greece, New Zealand, Serbia, Spain, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Trinidad and Tobago, United States

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