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Back in 2013 I was an architect. One day I realized I didn't like my life and needed something more... I took a plane to Rio and then started the craziest story ever.
I became a professional poker player, bought a motorbike, crossed the continent, met thousands of people and was taught what u don't learn at school... writing, driving moto, psychology, meditation, love, empathy, philosophy. I changed my point of view on pretty much everything. I wrote a blog, which then became a book : http://www.amazon.fr/Récit-joueur-itinérant-Jonathan-Salamon/dp/2755617721/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1449139471&sr=8-1&keywords=recit+d%27un+joueur+itinerant )
I became a strange mix of writer/blogger/pokerplayer/traveller.
Right now, I'm planning on writing my second book.
3 minutes video to know me better : http://www.worldpokertrip.net/a-propos-de-jonathan-salamon/
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Because once in a while, a couchsurfer changes your life. I mean, literally.
- PSYCHOLOGY, sociology, anthropology, spirituality
- photography, video, poker, riding moto, WRITING. (my blog : www.worldpokertrip.net)
- non verbal language
- Currently exploring new fields : meditation and yoga
Music, Movies, and Books
Kundera,King, Sharma, De Botton
french lyricists : Mano Solo, Cabrel, Tetes raides, Brassens
movies I've seen more than 10 times haha : into the wild-before sunrise-shawshank redemption-diarios de motocicleta-rounders
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
-buying my bike without having ever ridden and travel for 40000 km in America
-write a book about it
-experience the overwhelming sensation of freedom. Of love. Of empathy.
Teach, Learn, Share
French, south american Spanish
inspiration to reach your dreams
how to live the present
surviving into the wild
everything about your culture...
who are you?
What I Can Share with Hosts
rides, moments, discussions, life
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Colombia, France, Italy, Mexico, Peru