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  • Fluent in English
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • GIS Analyst
  • BS in Biology - University of Richmond
  • From Berryville, VA
  • Profile 55% complete

About Me


To find my self through travel, spiritual enlightenment, and introspection


I am kind of a chameleon, because I get along with just about anyone I meet and I have a broad spectrum of various interests. I am pretty laidback and generally speaking takes life as it goes. I am most happy when I have multiple places/people to visit during the course of a day (I like to spread myself too thin, so to speak). Other things that bring me great joy are driving down the road at high rates of speed with music blasting (I love music!) and cooking for myself and others. I really want to be able to give more during my time on this earth and I think that couchsurfing is a great way to do that. The most valuable lessons you learn about life you learn from your experiences with other people, and couchsurfing is one way to facilitate this.


I'd say I'm an Epicurean. The things in life that give me pleasure are cultural experiences - good food, good drink, good music, and good company. I think it is important to share these experiences with other people, because people are what really matter in this world.

I'm very interested in counterculture - aka things that are not mainstream. Most of the mainstream stuff is just crap that is fed to the masses. I'd like to think that I hold myself to a higher standard.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Well, I haven't had a true "couchsurfing" experience yet. All I know is that I once had a spring break where I spent 9 days in 8 different places and it was one of the coolest experiences I ever had!


Music, cooking, playing guitar, mountain biking, anything outdoors, drinking good beer, working out, travel, philosophy, watching good movies, etc.

  • dining
  • cooking
  • beer
  • coffee
  • working out
  • drinking
  • movies
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • jazz
  • guitar
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies - Most recently watched 28 days and Mad Max
Favorites - Airplane, Anything Mel brooks, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, The Big Lebowski, all the Monty Python movies

Music - Flaming Lips, Tool, Boris, Stars, MGMT, The Decemberists, Gorillaz, Muse, Led Zeppelin, STS9, Lotus, Bright Eyes, etc.

Books - The Cartoon History of the Universe, 100 Years of Solitude, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, political and historical non-fiction

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have been to the top of the highest mountain in Jamaica.

Teach, Learn, Share

The best place to eat in Lynchburg is the Main Street Eatery. The place to drink in Lynchburg is the Bull Branch. The place to drink coffee in Lynchburg is the White Hart. The best place to listen to music in Lynchburg is the Jazz Street Grill. The best place to meet people in Lynchburg is at Vines/Rivermont Pizza.

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