Mike Cole

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

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  • ESL teacher
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  • From Colorado Springs, Colorado
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About Me


I'm a low-key vagabond ESL teacher currently in Vladimir, Russia.


What's important? Intensity and variety of experience. Spending days well - life is days, life is weather, life is meals.


I like biking and walking, especially in new places, reading, and music. I love meeting strange people.

Music, Movies, and Books

Music - a little of everything. Some favorites are King Crimson, the Beatles, Here We Go Magic, Wolf Parade, Sufjan Stevens, Tool, Meshuggah, Boards of Canada.

Movies - I'm not a big movie guy, but I love the Coen Brothers. Funny and depressing is a good mix.

Books - Samuel Beckett, James Salter, Lydia Davis, Chekhov. Biography.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

"Amazing" is too much, but hiking in thigh-high snow in Kyrgyzstan is a great memory.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Language practice, conversations about cannibalism, etc.

Countries I’ve Visited

Czech Republic, France, Iceland, Israel, Sierra Leone

Countries I’ve Lived In

Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, United States

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