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Overview

  • 6 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Swedish, Welsh
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Peace Punk Survivor//Backpacker//Wilderness Seeker/Musici...
  • School of Life/Punk Rock/Streets of my Neighborhood
  • From Baltimore, MD, USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

True Experience is priority with being focused on the moment.

ABOUT ME

https://soundcloud.com/flowersofthesea

Music and Nature. I'm in constant movement and try to remain happily unemployed unless there is worthwhile enslavement for a period, usually seasonal temporary work...trimming. Always seeking adventure, played music for years, gone on tours around the States and Europe, playing in hardcore punk bands such as....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfGUuCZ62gE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VeOdUq1rJg

but...I'm into lots of types of music ...I love backpacking in remote wilderness areas where things are still pure and I can breath in pure fresh life energy and finally think without distractions...It's where I go to connect with the absolute stillness of existence. Ecologically conscious.

PHILOSOPHY

Love and Respect all that exists, create a positive influence through your own actions....we create and succeed off inspiration, go out of yourself. Any Revolution starts within yourself, it's a waste of time to worry about others and what they do, your actions make the difference, lead without claim to lead or to commend what is "right"...balance is the ultimate, harmonize the dark/light within yourself, be honest with yourself and everything follows.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Will Offer a couch when I can..otherwise I'll lend a hand in any part of the processes wherever possible, even if it's being an awesome amazing guest!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

just a bit...but it's all been good...

Interests

Hiking and Backpacking, Road trips, Driving my van to the middle of nowhere and camping in it, playing guitar, poetry, songwriting, T'ai chi ch'uan, Qi Gong, Meditation, Alpine Lakes, Mountain Tops, expansive terrain, meeting awesome unique people, riding bikes, Good Ales, Surfing, Skateboarding, Vegetarianism, Cooking, Vinyl Records is one of the main things I spend money on...i'd like to think my only obsession.

  • poetry
  • dining
  • cooking
  • meditation
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • guitar
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • camping
  • surfing
  • skateboarding
  • road trips
  • tours
  • lakes

Music, Movies, and Books

Anarcho Punk, Shoegaze, Trojan Reggae, Dreamy Noise, 80's-90's Indie, Dub Reggae, English Post-Punk, British/Irish Folk, New York Hip Hop, Classic Uk Punk, American 80's Hardcore, Melodic Black Metal, Ambient Soundscapes, Psychedelic...

Favourite Bands of all Time: The Clash, Crass, Slowdive, Discharge, Cocteau Twins, The Beatles, The Replacements, Wire, Sigur Ros, My Bloody Valentine, The Breeders, The Wipers, Hüsker Dü...

Favourite People-Artists of all Time: Bob Dylan, Joe Strummer, John Lennon, John Peel, Brian Eno, Paul Westerberg, Marc Bolan, Kim Deal, John Lydon, Greg Sage, David Bowie...

Writers: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Alan Watts, John Muir, Hunter Thompson...

I like Highly inspirational movies, the ones that hit you hard and carry with you throughout the day, Laughing is great too, I love all types of flicks. 70's Shaw Brothers kung fu movies are among my favorites as well.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Walked the West Highland Way in Scottish Highlands, Kayaked Swedish Baltic Coast, Climbed tallest mountain Snowdon in Wales, Toured UK, Thru-Hiked The John Muir Trail in the High Sierra Nevada. 2 and a half weeks and 250 miles. 2009-2010, played bass on a 40 day European Tour With Venezuelan Punk band Dromdead and lots more. Extensive travelling throughout the American West.

Teach, Learn, Share

I want to share experiences with new folks and meet people who i may know all my life. I want to share and pass good energy to perpetuate the greater good, offering to people what I may know and learn what others have to share. We're all students and teachers in the school of Life.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Stories, Cooking and Food, Tai Chi and Qi Gong, Hiking and Camping, LOTS OF MUSIC KNOWLEDGE, Comradery...

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Scotland, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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