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Paul Gafni

Seattle, WA, United States

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Hebrew (modern), Portuguese, Spanish
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Mathematician and Educator
  • B.A. in Mathematics from Northwestern
  • From Reno, NV
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Enjoy life

ABOUT ME

The best plan is no plan. I like deciding to go on a trip, and being on the road an hour or two later.

PHILOSOPHY

Don't worry--everything will work out OK.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm a vagabond at heart, so I'm often on the road. I haven't gotten a chance to use CS much, but I'm surfing on friends couches constantly.

I've hosted loads of friends, but only a few that I've met through CS. Hopefully I'll get to host more soon!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've used the website to surf in Penang and Montreal and Colombia. I am constantly hosting and crashing with friends or friends of friends. Looking to host more.

Interests

People, Burning Man, Chess, Go, Rock climbing, Mathematics, Nature, Teaching

Music, Movies & Books

I read like a fiend when I'm traveling, but somehow when I stay in the same place I just end up with a stack of a billion books that I start and don't finish.

I like dance music (electro house, dubstep, etc) and hip-hop. I'm also freestyling more and more...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I manned the fire extinguisher while my campmate poured 10 gallons of diesel onto a cord of wood which we had packed around our 20 foot tall art project. Meanwhile, about a liter of gasoline had somehow snuck its way into my CamelBak...

Teach, Learn, Share

Math and chess two of my biggest passions, and I love to share them!

Countries I've Visited

Cambodia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Laos, Malaysia, Mozambique, Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Mozambique, United States

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