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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning Arabic (Egypt), Spanish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Student at American University in Cairo.
  • Bachelors at Clark University, pursuing an MA in Cairo.
  • From Burnt Hills, NY
  • Profile 75% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Well, currently I am in exile from my home in Cairo. I am pursuing options in Europe, but am open to ideas.

ABOUT ME

I am a student currently living in Cairo, Egypt. However, due to the political unrest, I am exiled to London for the moment. I love Egypt and the people there, and am both excited and saddened by the protests in my home. I am studying International Human Rights Law at American University in Cairo.

PHILOSOPHY

It could always be worse.

AND

Be present.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am VERY new to CS, but have heard only wonderful things about it. I am excited to be a part of it -- if only finally.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

None - thus far.

Interests

I love music (especially indie ... what can I say? I used to live in Portland, OR). I am also quite interested in international politics and human rights in the Middle East.

  • human rights
  • politics
  • music
  • camping
  • law

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

So many. One recent notable experience was the Everest Base Camp Trek. Never have I been MORE astonished simply by nature. And I've been astonished by nature TONS. Also, I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2007-2008.

Countries I’ve Visited

Dominican Republic, France, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon

Countries I’ve Lived In

Egypt, Nepal

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