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Ivan Goldensohn

Berkeley, California, United States

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Overview

  • 3 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Spanish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Wanderer
  • Bachelors in English and Creative wr...
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  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Adventure. Trying to finish a novel. Heading west for the moment.Got everything I own in a car.

ABOUT ME

Grew up overseas, Sri Lanka till I was 3, then Cairo till 12 or so, after that in the USA near washington DC. Done development work in Rwanda, Ecuador, and visited a ton of different places. Addicted to travel, can't stay in one place. Studied English because I had nothing better to do, now I'm motorcycling across North America, after that I don't know. I'm open to everything, a little bit of a buddhist and a philosopher, and not very good at either. The best part of traveling is meeting great people.

PHILOSOPHY

I'm open. If an opportunity presents itself, take it. If you meet a wonderful person, get to know them. If you think of a poem, even if its crap, write it. Forgive everyone (including yourself). Look closely at everything, and accept the parts that make your life better.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Meeting new people, making friends along the way.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Stayed with people who did CS before, but never was on the website. Figured i'd jion.

Interests

Everything. Motorcycles. Cooking. Eating. Music. Dancing. Nature. Art. Poetry. Writing. Random acappella in the rain. Spontaneous tap dancing sessions at midnight. You name it. (I can't actually tap dance).

Music, Movies & Books

I love movies, music, and books.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Free climbing in Yellowstone. Motorcycling cross country. HOrseback riding around the Pyramids at Giza. Living in the cloud forest in Ecuador for four months, being cured by a Shaman (www.IvaninEcuador.blogspot.com). Backpackng through Peru to Machu Picchu. Eaten taco's at four am in Ixtapa. Zip lining between two mountain peaks in Colombia. Going on adventures with buddies. Giving everything that doesn't fit in a car away, and leaving with no real plan.

Teach, Learn, Share

Come on an adventure with me, and learn to follow the wind. I don't care who you are or where your from, lets learn from each other and see some cool stuff.

Countries I've Visited

Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Greece, Peru, Syrian Arab Republic

Countries I've Lived In

Ecuador, Egypt, Sri Lanka, United States

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