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Overview

  • 23 References 12 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Spanish
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • No occupation listed
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geography, Diploma i...
  • From Chesterville, Ontario
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Working on a wind farm in Liverpool while canoe, cycling, skiing and exploring in between

ABOUT ME

I mostly like being outside; biking, hiking, canoeing, running, skiing and playing sports. I enjoy playing banjo with friends. I am recently an instrument maker (banjos and cigar box ukuleles) and have a big-picture-perspective.

PHILOSOPHY

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've hosted a fair bit, but now am surfing. I like how quickly one goes from being a complete stranger opening their door to a friend or a quasi-roommate.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've couch surfed a fair bit in Canada: Cape Breton, Newfoundland, and the Yukon. Other than that, I've also used it a bit in Scottland, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. I've had a few people over in Montreal and in Nova Scotia and am looking forward to both hosting and surfing a bunch more.

Interests

I love any sort of camping especially bicycle touring and canoe camping. I think that the bicycle is the most beautiful invention of our time. I also enjoy photography and banjo playing. I like both physical geography as well as human geography and especially demography and cartography. I occasionally juggle torches and I love bubble tea.

  • photography
  • running
  • juggling
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • canoeing
  • camping
  • surfing
  • skiing
  • sports
  • boxing
  • rock climbing
  • cartography
  • chemistry
  • engineering
  • geography
  • mathematics
  • physics

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Canoed the Mississippi River, sailing through the Caribbean, and bicycled down through South America to Chile.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach juggling banjo, photography, kinetic physics, math, and bicycle mechanics.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada

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