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  • 49 References 38 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Students of life
  • Continuum education
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Hi! We are a French-Nicaraguan couple that engages in different kinds of activism to raise awareness on subjects concerning the planet: the nature of human beings, our current economic system, the environment, food and animal welfare. We have served as international volunteers getting involved in different causes ranging from organic farms to helping Tibetan communities in exile. While we have strong convictions, we don't push our ideas on anyone, we believe everyone has the right to make informed decisions.

People would describe us as open minded, very relaxed, friendly and easy going; our priority is to be outdoors in nature as much as possible. We don't smoke cigarettes, we are VERY clean and tidy, love to cook vegan food and most importantly we like to share anything we have, be it our food, stories, good moments... We just love people who love life.

During our two+ year journey in Asia we created the community project http://www.weareco.org and wrote a book about the evolution toward a greener and more collaborative living (check it, it's available on conscious donation): http://bit.ly/1DP6YIP

You can also check our individual blogs:

For more on entrepreneurship, local economies and alternative currencies: http://www.weareco.org/thomas/

For more on the eight-limbed path of yoga and meditation: www.solerayoga.com

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

We believe this can be a good platform to connect with amazing human beings, make friends, share, learn, teach, laugh, eat, create memories, be kind and be in awe of the incredible diversity that exists on our beautiful biosphere.

Interests

Life, Conscious Economy, Society, the Self, Yoga, Vegetarianism and veganism, (R)Evolution, Spirituality, Meditation, Advaita Vedanta

  • books
  • yoga
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • blogging
  • teaching

Music, Movies, and Books

Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein,
The Bhagavad Gita
From Naked Ape to Superspecies by David Suzuki
Sadhana: The Realization of Life by Rabindranath Tagore

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Survive. (Food poisoning, scooter crash in Thailand, snow storm on top of one of the highest lakes in the Himalayas, public bus rides in India, crossing Central American borders on a motorbike and much much more...)

Teach, Learn, Share

We can teach you simple hacks to live a simple greener life (such as how to make your own daily life products).

We are open to learning almost anything!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Food, stories...

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Laos, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Martinique, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Venezuela, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Nicaragua, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

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