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Damian Donnell

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning French, Irish, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Outdoor Adventure Instructor
  • Have a degree
  • From Dublin
  • Profile 50% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Transform myself from an Irish man who spends a lot of time propped up against bars to a Samba dancing maverick!

ABOUT ME

Hi! I'm a very laid back Irish lad. I'm very healthy and active but I do enjoy a good 24 hour boozing session. I'm living in Rio for 6 months and am going to try and master the language and maybe learn to Samba and get a job (maybe!!). I've spend 8 years in college. 4 doing geography and sociology, 2 doing sound engineering and music technology (I like trying to make dance music, I'm quite bad at it though!) and 2 more doing Outdoor adventure management. It took me a long time to find my niche but I love working in the outdoors. I used to do powertboat tours around dublin bay which was incredible fun, now I'm a freelance high ropes instructor. I love working in an area that people get great excitement and enjoyment from. Lots of smiles (and the odd tear from fear)!!!!

PHILOSOPHY

Big fan of experiential learning. Keep doing things!! Not that deep I know!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm new to rio so just want to meet people!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

none

Interests

Music (particularly dance) but I have a broad taste as my father has around 3000 record in our house! Whiskey (I do enjoy the odd bottle). Adventure Sports. Powerboat driving at night around Dublin bay with no lights and big waves. And I have a soft spot for girls!

Music, Movies & Books

Flann O' Brian, Dostoyevsky...

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, Ireland

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