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hitch a ride on the back of a turtle
everything changed once I decided to break free and embark on my own long-time adventure :) through hospitality the world comes to you and all you have to do is be open, learn from other people's shared travel experience and help the ones already on the road. peace be with you!
Free thinker with Buddhist affinity. Green. Altruist. Enthusiast. Straight. Vegan.
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs; jolted by every pebble in the road."
Oh, the Places You'll Go! - by Dr. Seuss
No Great Expectations. Living in the NOW.
My Mother is Love, My Father is Love, My Prophet is Love, My God is Love, I am a child of Love and I have come only to speak of Love. - Mevlana Rumi
One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. - Henry Miller
There's no greater purpose than service to others.
Unless you love, your life will flash by.
"the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn!"
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
hosting, meetings, surfing
so far all good, meeting so many people from around the globe certainly enriched my life in ways that can't be described
rock climbing, contact improvisation, fitness, yoga, philately, sailing & kayaking, massage, photography and visual arts, self-development, taking the time to discover new places I travel to on foot, linux & programming, startups and entrepreneurship, time management, some tango, cooking - vegan/vegetarian way,
exploring the world
Music, Movies, and Books
Waste Land, Peaceful Warrior, Band of Brothers, The Return, Californication, Love in the times of Cholera, Malena, Berserk, Easy Rider, Wristcutters, Diarios de Motocicleta, My Sassy Girl 1, Last Samurai, Into the Wild, Yes Man, Dark City, Before Sunrise/Sunset, Don Juan DeMarco, Green Mile, Man from Earth, Waking Life, Dead Poets Society, Leon, Le grand bleu, Pursuit of Happiness, Die Welle, Samsara, Sexo por Compasión, Touching the Void, Ong Bak 2, Bin-Jip, Oldboy, "Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter... and Spring", "P.S. I Love You", Surfwise, Let the Right One In, The Nightmare Before Christmas. and the long list goes on and on, on
Henry Miller, Bukowsky, Seneca, Life of Pi, some writings by Terry Pratchett, Osho and Paulo Coelho, some SF, Game of Thrones, The Boy with the Cuckoo-Clock Heart
Rodrigo y Gabriela - "Hanuman"
Kodo - "Spirit of Taiko"
Sabaton - "40-1"
Sivan Perwer - "Mala Min"
'Kecak' Balinese Monkey Chant
"Maruthamalai Mamaniye Murugaiyya"
Tibetan Singing Bowls
Boerte - "Gobi"
Os Tribalistas - "Ja sei namorar"
Vangelis - "Mythodea"
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Austria, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, East Timor, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Vatican, Vietnam
* cycled with my bike Lyona from Hanoi to Bangkok
* sailed with cpt. Gerd from Dili (East-Timor) to Bali and saw komodo dragons on the way
* climbed in winter Mt. Erciyes in Turkey
* seen the beauty of Cappadocia, the heart of Turkey,
* walked on El Caminito del Rey, in Spain
* visited the Apuseni, Fagaras, Piatra Craiului, Parang, etc. mountains in Romania :)
* Piatra Craiului ridge in 6h25m
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Laos, Malaysia, Moldova, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Turkey, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In