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Overview

  • 53 references 24 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Indonesian; learning Korean
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • overwintering
  • Currently first year Anthropology undergrad
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Some love mankind
But shy from individuals,
And others accumulate friends
While professing dislike
For the great mass of humanity;

Let us walk the middle path.

~Japanese poem

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Perspective! ... I harvest weird stories.

Interests

Indigenous cultures, mountains, budget travel, vagabonding, genocides that nobody even knows about (and the poetry that comes out of them), Slavoj Zizek, unusual movies that give you a headache, academia and anti-academia, Carl Jung, William Burroughs, The Beats, Indonesia, Dayak, Kalimantan, Papua, mythology, religious ideas out of context, horrific facts about how racist white people are -- including climate change. But nature is better.

  • music
  • anthropology
  • nature
  • freedom
  • people
  • love
  • myths
  • conservation
  • indonesia
  • peace of mind
  • giving

Music, Movies, and Books

Sans Soleil. The Pervert's Guide to Ideology. Fight Club. Tree of Life. Seen & Unseen. Star Wars. Baraka ... Etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

That one time where I spent 9 years traveling around Indonesia.

Teach, Learn, Share

Just stories really. Music also good. I also enjoy showing people around.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I am genuinely interested in the world and your stories of it, and my apartment is comfortable. There is a safe place for you here.

Countries I’ve Visited

Costa Rica, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Netherlands, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia, Scotland, South Korea, United States

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