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Overview

  • 3 references
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 52, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Professionl Fundraiser - The Scripps Research Institute
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • From Immokalee, Florida, USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Meet new people and learn about them, their country, and their faith.

ABOUT ME

As a work-a-holic, I do find that I enjoy living on the beach and taking time to breath the salt air. My friends and I enjoy traveling to different places and exploring local culture and customs.

PHILOSOPHY

I am pretty easy going guy who is laid back -- as I learn about new people, places and things, I am inquisitive. My goal is to learn.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Looking to serve as a host.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Never knew much about Couch Surfing until a good friend traveled Europe and met an incredible extended family via CS.

Since I love meeting new people, I thought this is perfect!

Interests

My friends often laugh and tell me that I ask too many questions. I am very curious about the way in which people live and work. Understanding the political structure of other governments is interest, and learning about religions fascinates me. Suppose that I am forever a student of life.

An understanding of other places broadens the mind and allows for a more meaningful life as you can appreciate the differences of others.

  • culture
  • traveling
  • surfing
  • religion
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Taste in music are pretty varied -- Andrea Bocelli, 1980's rock -- REO Speedwagon, Journey, Sarah Brightman.

Not a fan of rap or classical symphonic.

A HUGE fan of Elvis, and Patsy Cline.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Great times with family and friends seeing various parts of the United States and world.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bahamas, Canada, French Polynesia, Mexico, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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