James Pearson

Portales, New Mexico, United States

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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2010
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  • Bachelor's in Anthropology
  • From Oklahoma, U.S.A.
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About Me


to adventurously seek cultural awakening in a positive light.


I am a spirited man with a passion for nature, culture, art, travel, meeting new people, and adventure. Philosophy is one of the most captivating subjects for me, and I love to settle in to a deep conversation. However, I also love to cut loose, have some beers, and try new things. I view myself as polite, and I try to keep an optimistic mind. Future plans include my intention to work with NGO's in international aid projects, and eventually teach as a professor. Most of all, I am excited to vagabond for a while and hopefully gain some wisdom from the world.


We all play different roles in life, often we have multiple characters we use, yet they all build upon our true self. We should strive to play the roles that will create the mosaic we want to be.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I am new to CS, my main goal is to meet new people that can help me understand local cultures during my travels.


I don't have much experience except that I often prefer couches at friends' homes to my own bed.


Nature, camping, hiking, photography, drawing, painting, architecture, culture, customs, travel, community service, disc golf, shuffle board, beer, whiskey, coffee, music (Rock including blues, folk, classic, alternative, indie), new cuisines, and philosophy.

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies- The Fall, Perfume, Braveheart.
Music- Cake, Muse, Spoon, and the Black Keys.
Books- It's all about Thoreau and Twain

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

One of the most amazing things I have seen is the beauty and harmony of the Chilean fishing village of Tortel. It isn't something that I can explain easily, but I fell in love with the place and hope to return.

Teach, Learn, Share

My knowledge and skills are available for anyone who wants them, but my main goal is to learn from others.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Chile

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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