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  • 21 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Environmental educator and abundance connector
  • B.Sc.Eng. in Civil Environmental Engineering - Queen's Un...
  • From Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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About Me


live life with abandonment!


A unique mix of engineering professional and counter-culture outdoorsy community-centric mindful activist


Our nature lies in movement; complete calm is death.
- Pascal

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Happy to offer my wisdom from previous travels and put up other surfers while I'm set up in Vancouver. I always look up members in my travels to see if there are some friendly CS'ers and perhaps a couch too along the way.


Had my first CS experience in San Francisco, CA on a short visit - great stay there and definitely made a new friend. Since then have stayed on a few couches on various travels around the US west coast and hosted a few travellers here in Vancouver. I also participate occasionally with the local CS community.


Contact Improvisational Dance, Travel, music, exploring, cycling, walking, cooking, rock climbing, camping, hiking, canoeing, whitewater kayaking, sea kayaking, slacklining, surfing, jazz, samba, rock, reggae, Honk!, yoga, meditation, living with awareness, intention, consciousness and mindfulness. Activism, sustainable community development, collective housing, gardening, learning, teaching, sharing, growing.

  • culture
  • dancing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • walking
  • gardening
  • traveling
  • music
  • jazz
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • canoeing
  • kayaking
  • camping
  • surfing
  • rock climbing
  • engineering

Music, Movies, and Books

So many movies that I've still to watch... what's on your list? I watched the Visitor recently, that was pretty good.
The Constantines, Spoon, Jurassic 5, Daft Punk, The Sadies, The Rapture, Feist, Afro Beat, my band the Carnival Band! All the other street bands out there that I've met at Honk! Festivals.
Shantaram, Shogun, My Heart Is Africa, Summer of My Amazing Luck, Life of Pi, The Omnivore's Dilemma

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiked solo to the top of the Sierra Nevada, Mulhacen and Veleta, the two highest peaks in mainland Spain, about 1900 m gained in a day.
Saw the wondrous ruins of Machu Pichu.

Teach, Learn, Share

Grow food. If you're travelling, plant a zero-maintenance garden in your hosts' yards.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Peru

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