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Overview

  • 30 References 26 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish
  • 32, Other
  • Member since 2006
  • community building, climate action, renewable energy
  • both in and out of the ivory tower
  • From Mother Earth
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

be mindfull... and heartfull.

ABOUT ME

Tenemos mentes abierta a nuevas ideas y corazon llenos de esperanza con un elemente de realismo suficiemente grande para estar practico.

open minded and heart full of hope, with a dash of realism big enough to be practical.

PHILOSOPHY

True-hearted responsiveness to life's wonders is illuminating

happiness in life comes from creativity.

pura vida

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

We host a lot because it is great to see the smile on people's faces when they realize this thing actually works. We also love to learn the stories of a place and surfers are a great motivation to keep learning those stories. I have surfed quite a bit but it's my partner's first trip surfing.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

All positive.

Todo positivo

Interests

Walking, chatting, cooking, experiencing...
Senderismo, Conversación, cucinar, vivir...
Randonner, placoter, cousiner, vivre...

I also love to take part in osmosis of ideas because that helps people to gather the courage to explore their dreams... and maybe even realize them.

  • cooking
  • walking
  • surfing

Music, Movies, and Books

movie: "waking life" and "I heart Huckabees"
books: Herman Scheer's "solar economy"; Ken Wibler's "a brief history of everything"; Peter Victor's "Managing without growth"

Teach, Learn, Share

usufruct right: the right one has of using something if not used as long as it is given back in equal or better working condition when needed by "rightful" owner.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Bhutan, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Peru, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Denmark, United States

Old School Badges

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