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Overview

  • 4 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish; learning Esperanto, German, Hebrew (modern)
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • teacher, storyteller, performer
  • "I never let my education get in the way of my learning" ...
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To engage with the world as a practical mystic, a performer, and a nomad.

ABOUT ME

A traveller, a teaching artist, a conversationalist. I travel light and simple, love to learn, and stay true to my roots as a farm boy and the son of an innkeeper.

PHILOSOPHY

Keep Calm and Carry On.

"Love all, trust few, do wrong to none." ~Shakespeare

"It is not enough for me to ask questions; I want to know how to answer the one question that seems to encompass everything I face: What am I here for?" ~Rabbi Abraham Heschel

"The power of storytelling is exactly this: to build a bridge where everything else has crumbled." ~Paulo Coelho

"The only ones for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live." ~ Kerouac

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

When travelling, I prefer to couchsurf over anything else. I am based in Tempe, AZ, and so am more than happy to meet up for coffee or otherwise be engaged with the community.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Couchsurfed now off-and-on since 2011. I've traveled a lot, and stayed in hostels, inns, and sometimes with a host family. It's also worth noting a grew up in an inn, so hospitality is in my blood!

Interests

oral storytelling, poetry, mime, literature, philosophy

  • literature
  • poetry
  • coffee
  • traveling

Music, Movies, and Books

I and Thou by Martin Buber
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The Potent Self by Moshe Feldenkrais
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I'm a storyteller, so I guess you'll have to ask me in person. :-)

Teach, Learn, Share

Life is not nearly as complicated as people sometimes want to make it. But it is complex, wonderful, and awe-inspiring. Seek out moments where you can have beautiful experiences, encounter amazing people, and all throughout find the place where you can express yourself.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, France, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, United States

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