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Overview

  • 16 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Indonesian, Spanish
  • 23, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Nomad
  • Northeastern University
  • From Boston, MA, USA
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About Me

I revel in random interactions with strangers or new people. I also enjoy outdoor activities (hiking, biking, slacklining, skiing, etc.), laughter meditation, bad jokes & puns, good food, live music, tea, travel, {salsa} dancing and photography. I have worked as a camp counselor, a barista, a pedicab driver, a juice maker, a nonprofitier, and more.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I thrive on interactions with strangers and this movement facilitates that oh so wonderfully :) Let's make the world feel a little smaller.

In 2016, I am traveling throughout South America. I started in Colombia, am currently in Peru and will eventually head to Argentina, Chile, and who knows where else. My intention is to spend a lot of time learning about agriculture and working on farms. As much as posible, I want to do work-exchanges (where I exchange my time, effort, and skills for housing and food).

Interests

Human beings, this magnificent planet, and what's beyond!

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Sigur Ros, Hiatus Kaiyote, Tall Heights, Andrew Bird, James Vincent McMorrow, Lord Huron, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Shins, Ben Howard, Tom Misch, Ray LaMontagne, Emily King, State Radio, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Pink Floyd, D'Angelo, Missy Elliot, Erykah Badu, India.arie, Beyonce, Moonchild, Cody Chesnutt, Snarky Puppy, Buena Vista Social Club, Gipsy Kings.
Generally, soul, jazz, alternative, folk, world, rock, r&b, funk

Movies: Star Wars, Samsara, Lion King! Various documentaries

Books: The Ascent of Humanity, The Last Lecture, Jitterbug Perfume

Alan Watts, Tom Robbins, Jack Kerouac, Charles Eisenstein, Hafiz, Maya Angelou

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- Hiked to the top of Angel's Landing in Zion National Park.
- Hiked to the top of Mt. Masada and reached the top in time to watch the sun rise over the dead sea.
- Swam (...floated) in the Dead Sea
- Hiked to Laguna 69 in Huasacaran National Park in Peru, elevation 14,928 ft
- Hung out with some condors in Peru (and one flew right over my head!)
- Danced wild and sweaty salsa in Colombia

Teach, Learn, Share

I am carrying my DSLR camera with me on this trip and can offer high-quality photos to those in need.

What I Can Share with Hosts

English practice, reiki healing, cooking help, bad jokes, a crafting buddy, a listening ear, handstand lessons, a massage (if you're lucky!)

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Greece, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, New Zealand, Peru, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Indonesia, United States

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