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To travel in a purposeful manner toward a vague destination.
Ah! So you want to know a little about me, eh? Lets see... first off I'm an overly ambitious idea-juggler suffering from chronic laziness. I want to do a lot of different, unrelated things - all in the search for my 'soul' passion. I appreciate new approaches to and outlooks on life. I like to travel for the experience not the destination.
IF YOU INVITE ME ON AN ADVENTURE YOU BETTER MEAN IT CAUSE CHANCES ARE I'LL TAKE YOU UP ON IT!
To be, rather than to seem.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
100% of the time I get into a conversation about travel I mention CouchSurfing. I was also the City Ambassador for Cocoa Beach.
Good places. Good people. Good times!
I have a lot of interests, but don't we all? These are some of mine: travel, canyoning, bicycling, hammocking, surfing, running but only after swimming and biking, theme parties, time travel, people who are interesting (is that redundant?), ropeswinging, waterfalls, snowboarding when I can, weird science, brewing, rafting, conversation not talking, Ultimate Frisbee, foreign movies, borrowed books, documentaries, community building, the internets, the experience of experiencing, and lots and lots of music.
Music, Movies, and Books
I have too many favorites so I'm going to try and pick 1 of each that I thought you would find interesting. If you have not heard, seen, or read any of these then check them out. If you found any of them worth it then shoot me an email with your own recommendations!
Music - Damion Suomi and the Minor Prophets
Movie - Any quirky documentary
Book - Why Man Explores (NASA, free)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Repelled down a waterfall in Earth's second largest volcanic crater.
Teach, Learn, Share
It is a universal trait in human nature, civilized and savage, to desire to learn all that is possible of other people. We are all curious about our neighbors - as to how they look and live and act, their business, beliefs, characters, and characteristics. It is so all around the world. The people of every race, class, and country are interested to learn what they can of other people living in distant parts of the world. It is this trait that gives a never-ending interest and charm to the tales of travel told by world travelers. - Horace A. Taylor
When one explores the unknown, one should look for surprises and be prepared to alter one's course.
- Donald P. Hearth
What I Can Share with Hosts
I have hosted way more than I have surfed so I know how to be a respectful guest. Plus, I can always offer a return place to stay when they come to visit Orlando.
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Cambodia, Canada, Costa Rica, Fiji, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Japan, Turkey, United States