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Yako Serras

Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Overview

  • 8 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Greek (modern), Spanish
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Poet, Writer, Musician, Philosopher,...
  • Degree in outdoor education
  • From Niskayuna, NY USA
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

In search of Creative people, Spontaneous experiences and Inspiring surroundings

ABOUT ME

I'm calm. I'm kind. I'm weird. I'm honest. I'm a little crazy. I am very open-minded. I love to laugh. I love music. I value Authenticity and Integrity.

I've been traveling abroad for over a year as part of a passion project to learn about sustainable and communal lifestyles and I've been staying in Ecovillages, Permaculture Farms, and even an occasional anarchist squat, ashram, or monastery. I'm passionate about Interconnection, and living with an ecological consciousness. I like to move slow... for me the best thing about traveling is relating with people, and trading perspectives, skills, laughter, and memories.

PHILOSOPHY

Strength in Diversity. Education through Experience. Love in Each Breath. Peace in Every Step.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Work Like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Interests

I'm crazy about music and play some guitar and piano. Cerebral Experiences. Concerts. I like cooking and love eating. Good conversation, Outdoor adventuring, Creative endeavors. The Strange and Spontaneous is where I feel at home.

Nutrition. Ethics. Ecology. Holistic Perspectives. Sexuality. Breathing. Truth-seekers. Lovers of the Small Things in life. Romance. Peanut Butter and Chocolate. Altered States. Dancing. Ecstatic Experience. Transcendence. Freedom.

I meditate, and am always drawn to people and practices devoted to living with presence and ease.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I became ordained in a monastery in Burma for a short time. The same week sectarian violence between Buddhist and Muslim populations broke out in a town nearby. I went to the town with a caravan full of interfaith peace-makers, activists, and scholars. We visited some of the Muslim victims in a government hospital. At first they were surprised to see me, but then they smiled and thanked me. They were grateful that a white monk from halfway around the world cared enough to come offer a hand and wish them the best.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you to do a Greek dance, or to relax in a hammock, or meditate on a hill.

I want to learn that which most inspires you. Teach me your song, story, and passion.

Countries I've Visited

Aruba, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Greece, Grenada, Hungary, Jamaica, Malaysia, Myanmar, Portugal, Spain, Thailand, United States, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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