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Traveling Veterinarian originally from the windy, rainy land of Aberdeen, Scotland.
After getting my degree I spent a year working as an exotic veterinarian up in Anchorage, Alaska where I was exposed to both long awesome winters and bizarre pets (such as alligators and Madagascar ground boas!). I'm currently based in Wollongong, Australia and work in an emergency hospital. My plan is to continue to travel the world with my job and meet people from all over.
I love a good adventure and I love meeting fellow adventurers. I'd love to hang out and share some stories.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I hope to spend the rest of my life travelling and working across the globe, if you get a message from me, it's likely I've acquired a job fixing animals in that area. I've had the opportunity to travel to some pretty cool places, meet some pretty dope people and work with some interesting species. Meeting new people and hearing new stories is my favourite part of life, I'd love to hear what stories you have to tell.
Into all things outdoorsy
- scuba diving
- rock climbing
Music, Movies, and Books
Music - Young the Giant, Magic Giant, Adelitas Way, My Chemical Romance, Estas Tonne, Ludovico Einaudi, Mike Love, Iya Terra, Elovators, Aerosmith to name a few
Movies - Wolf on Wall Street, Our Planet, Once upon a time in Hollywood, Bullet Train
Books - Factfullness, Sapiens, Brave New World, Stillness is the Key, Educated, Talking to Strangers, Island
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Broke my back fighting a Romanian in Istanbul (...it was a scheduled fight)
Assisted in performing a caesarean section on a monkey
Hiked the West Highland Way (100 miles) in 4 days subsiding solely on a diet of peanuts
Charged by a bull moose hiking a 26 mile long trail in the middle of nowhere Alaska
Surprised a mother bear and three cubs whilst kayaking the Kenai River, Alaska
What I Can Share with Hosts
If you've got some good stories to share then I'm a good listener, if you're a good listener then I've got some good stories. I also enjoy cooking and would be more than happy to help out around the place.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Jamaica, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Canada, Scotland, United States