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Hiking my way to the top...
I am a Research Technician for a non-proft that assists small-holder farmers in developing nations in Limpopo, South Africa. I just recieved my M.S. in Soil Science from North Carolina State Uni. Before that, I dabled in geology, film production, smoothie-making, and other strategies for being homeless.
I live my life to glorify God, mainly by loving and living in harmony with people and creation.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I go to local CS parties, dinners, and barhops as often as possible to connect in my community and see what other people are doing with life and where they've been.
I've mostly surfed in Mexico, and every time it has been surprising how similar we are as people of very different nations.
I love science fiction. I enjoy writing and thinking. Exploring is in my blood and takes the form of hiking, road trips, and riding public transit.
Music, Movies, and Books
Stevie Wonder and all soul, Sujan Stevens and indie and folk, Another Country, Memory of Old Jack, LoTR, Finding Forester, Woman of the Year, The Village, The Secret of the Beehive, A Tokyo Story
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
WWOOFing on a farm with Mexican hippies in Tepoztlán near the birthplace of Quetzalcoatl and the ruined temple of Tepozteco.
Backpacking for a month in the Southern Appalachians, bagging 30/40 6000 ft peaks and completing 400 miles.
Spending three days in Molas Pass, Colorado camping, hiking, and doing geology field work.
Teach, Learn, Share
Countries I’ve Visited
Botswana, Canada, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Ireland, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Qatar, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands, U.S., Zambia, Zimbabwe
Countries I’ve Lived In
South Africa, United States