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Ricardo Hijar

Queens, New York, United States

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Overview

  • 10 Positive References
  • No languages listed
  • 41, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Graphic Designer
  • Undergrad in Peru, MFA in the US
  • From Lima Peru
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Know the world, their people, their culture, to learn their arts and way of thoughts

ABOUT ME

I was born in Peru, between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. I connected to nature from my first years. I am curious about the world, about people. Active and willing to learn new tricks and sports that require physical effort and quick reactions. i am a man of the earth and the water.. they are part of my spine; and will give me energy anytime to share it with others.

PHILOSOPHY

Life is full of surprises; even from yourself. You never stop learning, and giving to people if you want to. Learn to live and to give, be open to cultures and to find your path. Don't make too many mistakes because you will live with them and learn from them, but make them. Just get up and keep looking forward. Follow your heart although sometimes it might hurt yourself. Cultivate your friends, give them time and love.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

sharing my experiences and advice, motivating others to leave their own couches and explore the world, the country they live in. Nobody should stay stuck in their surroundings. Wisdom comes with experience.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

while living in Lima, I traveled to NY and cities bus riding and asking contacts to stay at their houses. Sleep, breakfast and keep going. I have hosted friends all the time. First furniture I bought was a couch-bed for my living room....

Interests

Any sport that requires to sweat and make your heart pumping and your brain work. Music from all over the world and learning about different cultures.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies that show things I don't know or I can't do yet. Movies that make you think.
world and current music, smart music.
No much time to read but phantasy books as well as history based stories.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

not much. I love my country and their people. I have traveled and lived with native mountain people. i have hiked for different parts of the world, the Swiss Path, Inca Trail by myself, Salkantay, many upstateNY trails, Smokey mountain, etc

Teach, Learn, Share

anything about designs software, computers, snowboarding, soccer, basketball. I want to learn more high adrenaline sports, as well as ones I feel I have conquered something hard.

Countries I've Visited

Japan, Switzerland

Countries I've Lived In

Peru, United States

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