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  • 190 references 109 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Sign Language - American; learning German, Indonesian, Japanese, Spanish
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2005
  • Sign Language teacher
  • BA
  • From Seattle, WA, USA
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About Me

Simple and enjoyable life in Bali


Coexist, be good to others, don't take more than you need, have the courage to follow your dreams.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Surf, host, attend CS gatherings.


Couchsurfed in Europe, Central America, Asia,and the US with some amazing people. CS is the coolest thing since the backpack. I'm thankful that we have the opportunity to meet locals while traveling.


Hiking, martial arts, backpacking, camping, globetrotting, being a conscious human, handstands, yurts, tipis, avocados, fair trade, random good times/themed parties

  • arts
  • festivals
  • dancing
  • education
  • beer
  • partying
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • camping
  • martial arts
  • swimming
  • table tennis
  • teaching
  • sign language

Music, Movies, and Books

RHCP, LOTR, local/indie, 80's

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Saw sunrise from top of Mt. Fuji, climbed Ben Nevis in Scotland while rockin' the kilt, Portland Santacon, Berlin and Budapest Love Parades, drank cobra blood, Polar Bear swim in Vancouver B.C.,Bay to breakers in San Francisco, ate sheep brain soup, and one time I peed on flowing hot lava.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to master a handstand and some sign language :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belize, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Scotland, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, United Kingdom

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