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Gordon Sanders

Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China

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Overview

  • 39 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, Chinese (Simplified)
  • 41, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Project Manager/ General Manager
  • Attended University of North Texas o...
  • From Dallas, TX... Dallas is an amazing city
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Learning more about Asia and adjusting to life outside of the US

ABOUT ME

"I am a lover, a dreamer, a believer of magic. I bought the copyrights on the fantasy of living happily ever after despite the monumental efforts of the real world to protect me from myself. I have taken every chance I have had to wonder. Perhaps it was 'wonder why I do this' or 'wonder when lunch is' but mostly it has been taking a big bite of the juiciness and letting it dribble down my chin kind of wondering. I laugh longer, cry louder, and dream deeper than ever before in my life and I wouldn't exchange a bit of the pain for a day of life inside the lines."

I am an upbeat outgoing person, with a passion for Inline Skating , as well as, Snow/Water Skiing, working out, rock climbing, cycling,... anything keeping me active. There is always a little kid in me saying "Act your shoe size, not your age." Very passionate about things that I believe in, Always working to grow as a person and to learn to not take "life" for granted, I like to read books promoting self-awareness. I also love to cook, just lay around sometimes, or get outdoors and work up a sweat. I work to LIVE, not live to WORK - I define myself not by my job, but by what I get pleasure in. Living for the moment, I enjoy each breath of fresh air, and try to not take life too seriously.

PHILOSOPHY

I think religions are separated more by language than by beliefs, they all suffer from a lack of translation of the true meaning and intention. That there is something greater than ourselves. Everything else is details. I think that we should always strive to be the best self we can be, and follow the path that offers the most growth. By saying that you have limitations, you reinforce that you do. I believe that there are no limitations.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

try to host when I can, love to show people things to do.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Only surfed in SG, but have participated in CS events. I find CS'ers friendly and very open to new ideas and paradigms

Interests

I love sports... Paddling Dragonboat, Stand Up Paddling, Inline Skating, Hiking, Stream Trekking, Rock Climbing.

Music, Movies & Books

Love Paolo Coelho, Richard Bach, and Tolkien in books, Without Limits and Chasing Amy for movies, and South American Andean music.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Skated the Swiss Inline 111 Marathon. 111 Kilometre inline skate race (rollerblading) in Switzerland!

Teach, Learn, Share

We teach best what we need to learn most!

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Canada, China, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Macao, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

China, Hong Kong, United States, Viet Nam

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