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Look, listen, learn
My wife and I are new to Bloomington. I grew up on the east coast of the US and my wife is from Lima, Peru. We lived together in Cusco and now we've come to Indiana!
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Couchsurfing has been so good to me through the years. As a young traveler I met some great people in Canada and Argentina who were kind enough to host me. Then I met my wife through Latin American hitchhikers group.
We hosted some in Cusco and met many a surfers. We're not sure what our role will be in Bloomington but we look forward to meeting new people in a new land.
Writing, snowboarding, mountain biking/cycling, hiking, swimming, TRAVELING
Music, Movies, and Books
Books: Helon Habila Oil on Water, Gabriel Garcia Marquez One Hundred Years of Solitude, Steinbeck East of Eden, Hemingway A Farewell to Arms, Adrienne Rich Atlas of the Difficult World, Judy Jordan Sixty-cent Coffee and a Quarter to Dance
Music: Mississippi John Hurt, Furry Lewis, The Black Keys, Pavement, Pixies
Movies: También la Lluvia, Creation, Win Win, Elefante Blanco, Our Idiot Brother
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Dune-sliding under a full moon with tsunami advisories
Teach, Learn, Share
I'm trying to learn all I can about African cultures, especially West Africa, especially literature. I like to learn by listening, talking with people from other walks of life.
I can share plenty of what I learned living with my wife in South America. I like to follow global politics and talk about all these things.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Argentina, Germany, Hungary, Peru, Romania, United States