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Overview

  • 152 references 103 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian; learning Spanish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Jack of all trades
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About Me

A man with a plan (who likes flan)

http://www.samsherwood.co.uk

Interests

  • dogs

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

SEEN:

- Sunrise at the Bayan Temple, Angkor, Cambodia.
- A man on a penny farthing bike being chased by a pack of stray dogs, Izmir.
- Geisha trotting through the backstreets of night-time Kyoto.
- Al Green preaching Gospel at the Memphis Tabernacle Church.
- The mosque/ minaret skyline of Sultanahmet from a motorcycle in Istanbul.
- Cliff divers in Acapulco.
- A Japanese Macaque stealing a pensioner's walking stick at the Jigokudani hot springs.
- Thousands of Cacti offering me a hug at sunset in the Joshua Tree National Park.
- Lenin's corpse and winter in Moscow.

DONE:

- Organised a stand-up comedy night that raised £4100 for Amnesty International.
- Got kicked out of a food hygiene class for wiping down one of the surfaces with raw chicken.
- Camped in the Sahara desert with only the starry night sky for a blanket.
- Studied a 4-week course at a Thai massage school in Chiang Mai.
- Completed ten days of 'noble silence' at a Vipassana meditation course in rural California.
- Bludgeoned fence posts into the cold, hard dirt on an organic farm in Tennessee.
- Shared a 3rd class carriage with around 40 Russian soldiers for 7 days from Moscow to Vladivostok.
- Learned Krav Maga from an ex-carabinieri with a gun fetish.
- Taught English and Geography to Peruvian children in an isolated Andean orphanage.
- Endured a week of being punched, stabbed and choked for the Kalah Instructor's course in Prague.
- Photographed the drunken Pagan freaks of the Vevcani carnival, Macedonia.
- Hitch-hiked over the border from Bulgaria to Turkey.
- Heard the Eureka sand dunes 'sing' in Death Valley.
- Spent an entire night swinging from the top bunk and farting on a snoring Spaniard's head on a night train from Sevilla - Barcelona.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to kill a man armed only with a spoon, a toothpick and a handgun

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Panama, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, Italy, Peru, Romania, Russian Federation, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

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