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Jonathan Elder

Tampa, FL, United States

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  • 1 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German, Spanish, Swahili
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Accountant.
  • No education listed
  • From Ohio
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About Me


Travel without reason.


I'm a sailor that's never been on a boat. Literally, not figuratively. I grew up in the Midwest. Of course I play euchre. I've been living in Nairobi for the past three years. I'm a restless person, so any excuse to travel is always welcome.


So it goes.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I truly love my experiences here in Kenya, and I'm be happy to share them with you.


Once upon a couch in Copenhagen.


Great food! Great beer! Running. Only the first two get exclamation points.

Music, Movies & Books

Childish Gambino, Deerhoof, Florence+Machine, Gogol Bordello, Minus the Bear, Panda Bear, Old Crow Medicine Show, Bill Withers, Mr. Lif, Trampled by Turtles, Of Monsters and Men, Alabama Shakes, Action Bronson, Edward Shape and the Magnetic Zeros, Elvis, Hank Williams, Punch Brothers, the Devil Makes Three, Ray Charles, the Black Keys, and Woody Guthrie.

And as far as books go, I LOVE them. Love love love.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Having lived in Kenya, I've done/seen way too many amazing things to list. I know I'd leave out one memory, and I cherish them all so.

Teach, Learn, Share

Peculiar travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God.
- Bokonon

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Rwanda, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, Kenya, United States

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