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Jonathan Grondin

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Overview

  • 57 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Chinese
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • No occupation listed
  • HEC Montreal
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

Living without being stressed with what needs to be taken lightly.
Seeing the people I love as much as possible.
Enjoy everyday that passes, stop looking too far ahead, develop yourself and have fun along the way.

I don't know if there's a life after death, but I know one thing
There's a life before death! OH Yah!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

Met a bunch of really cool people here ! Keep them coming !

Hosted
In Guangzhou, China
-> LanXu
-> Marion
-> Anne
-> Fie
-> Xuanrong Weng
-> Kiwi Chan
-> Zhenni Sun
In Montreal, Canada
-> Proreo
-> Laurens
-> Linda

Surfed
China
-> Louise
-> Juho
-> Jennifer & Elyse
-> Kiwi
-> Eros
-> Min
Thailand
-> Linda
-> Apple
Canada
-> Di
Germany
-> Stephen
Japan
-> Simon
Cayman Islands
-> Aldo

Interests

I Love traveling, having great projects in mind. I love learning new things and giving myself challenges!

Ultimate frisbee, rock climbing, slacklining, snowboarding, hiking, biking, scuba diving: being outdoor!
Cinema, board games, international news, irish whistle, piano, economics

Music, Movies & Books

Movies:
- Inglorious basterds
- Oldboy
- Big Lebowski
- Dr Strangelove and how I learned to love the bomb
- Lock stock and two smoking barrels
- Burn after reading
- Cashback
- My sassy girl
- Godfather
- Darjeeling limited
- 12 angry men
- Sin city
- In Bruges
- The good, the bad and the ugly
- Charlie Wilson's war
- Dead man's shoes
- Persepolis
- This is England
- Little Miss Sunshine
- Full Metal Jacket
- Usual Suspect
- Life of David Gale
- Memento
- Life of Brian
- La vita e bella
- Big fish

One Amazing Thing I've Done

-1 month moped From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh

- Losing my passport two days before my flight back home. These two days were 2 of the 5 holidays the embassy is closed.

- Hitchiking a garbage truck around china mountains

- Volcano slided 52km/h in Nicaragua

- Peed in volcano lava in Guatemala (Pacaya)

- Crossing through Honduras during 2009 Coup leading to bus stopped by army shouting to us "Women stay inside, men outside" while alligning us in front of a row of armymen

- Living 1 month on 1.75$ a day

- 12m Watefall jumped in El Salvador, later knowing only one of the 4 guides have ever attemped this

- Bought a train ticket for ''any city east of here'' ending 12h away in a shady and random chinese village

- Sleeping in the train station face on the floor along with 200 random strangers on oktoberfest night in Munich

- Being randomly surrended by 20 over-excited dolphins while scuba diving

- Loosing my credit card the day I received it by mail after having waited weeks for a new one because (wait for it) I had lost it in the first place.

-Trying to move a tarentula out of a hostel room with a flashlight in the dark. One second of distraction and then lost track of it.

- Slept on the floor of a train among 20ish local people in a 3 meters by 1.5m . All sleeping on eachother during chinese holiday. Of course everyone smoking cigaretes, and throwing chicken bones on floor {read: bed}

Countries I've Visited

Cayman Islands, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Monaco, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, China, Nicaragua

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