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  • 38 References 11 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French, Portuguese
  • 41, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Photographer (and just for pleasure, Barista & Beekeeper)
  • They tried to make me a gentleman...
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About Me


Cycling in developing countries, making & printing portraits for those families who had none!


I live in the countryside, 50km from downtown area. Former rugby player, when possible I like to practice trekking, rafting, mountain bike, off-road, and overlanding.


One unique, beautiful, brief life... LIVE IT!!! Adventure is out there :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Most surfers usually want to stay in the City, so I meet them for coffee, drinks, dinner, watch some Tango or Polo games... As I'm usually making photos when I travel (and my schedule is not always "normal") I don't surf couches that often... but I'm always willing to meet other travelers to share adventures!


Great so far!!! My life was enriched by meeting so many people with different cultural backgrounds :)


I'm passionate about photography; as a kid, my dream was to become a National Geographic photographer.
I own 7 stray dogs (love dogs, specially the ugly ones) and enjoy everything related with nature.
I enjoy traveling without an itinerary... and probably and can't live without coffee (single origin specialty grades when possible).

  • dogs
  • photography
  • tango
  • cooking
  • chocolate
  • coffee
  • drinking
  • off-roading
  • traveling
  • cycling
  • rugby

Music, Movies, and Books

MOVIES: A good year, PointBreak, Into the Wild, The usual suspects, Avatar, The Way, El Secreto de sus ojos, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Earth, Before Sunrise, The Cove, Motorcycle Diaries, Kill Bill, 300, Love Actually, Death poets society, When Harry met Sally, 9 Reinas, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Bambi, Die Hard, Un hombre mirando al sudeste, Fight Club, Gorilas in the mith, The family man, The Bourne Identity, There's something about Mary, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, etc.MUSIC: Gotan Project, U2, Coldplay, Oasis, The Rolling Stones, Franz Ferdinand, Joss Stone, Keane, Bersuit, Gorillaz, The Killers, INXS, New Radicals, Artic Monkeys, Bajofondo tangoclub, Amy Winehouse, Lenny Kravitz, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Sublime, Sinatra, Nirvana, La Portuaria, etc.TV: Games of Thrones, House, Dexter, Big Bang Theory, How I met your mother, Discovery Travel & Living, National Geographic, Animal Planet, etc.BOOKS: Garcia Marquez, Hemigway, Coelho, Borges, Cortazar, Sun Tzu, Kerouac, etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Left behind a successful career (16+ years) to follow a dream :)

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to make good coffee, to cook an asado or a chocolate fondant... some spanish, photography, or Tango's basic steps.

I can try to learn almost everything else!!!

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can share my passion for ugly dogs... or how to realize the importance of time over money & material wealth, :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Paraguay, Peru, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In


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