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" Helping people travel inexpensively "
~I travel "extensively" for work, so can only host for a few days at a time, "when I am here".
~Live in San Francisco Bay Area, but 60-75 miles south of the city.
~Welcome whether you'd like to interact with a local - or just trying to save money on accommodations.
~Married with 2 kids. Can spare 2 beds, plus floor-space for about 6 people.
~No smoking (anything), nor drugs.
~Our house is NOT going to win the "neatest & cleanest" award, by a long shot !!
You Belong in RomeYou're a big city soul with a small town heartWhich is why you're attracted to the romance of Rome Strolling down picture perfect streets, cappuccino in handAnd gorgeous Italian people - could life get any better?
What City Do You Belong In?
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
We have been guests, and hosts, multiple times.
Music, Movies, and Books
Books - Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - Robert Pirsig; Fountainhead & Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand; Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach; Tao Te Ching - Lao Tsu; The Prophet - Khalil Gibran; Khalid Hosseni's Kite Runner, and 1000 Splendid Suns; Spiritual material.Movies - Crash; Cuckoo's Nest; Rendition; Lions for Lambs; many more.Music - All from Classical to Rock. Couldn't imagine a world without Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Queen.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Alaskan Glaciers - Sunrises & Sunsets within just a few hours ( flight ) - Strangers helping strangers - my kids smiles - I live for hugs from them.
Teach, Learn, Share
Live & Let Live - to each his/her own.
"If I must choose between righteousness and peace, I choose righteousness." -- Theodore Roosevelt
We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Food, Drinks, Conversation, Sometimes transportation.
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
India, United States