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Ian Signer

New York, New York, United States

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French, Malay, Sign Language - American
  • 46, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • I work freelance as an international...
  • Degrees in Antrhopology, Entomology ...
  • From San Francisco, USA
  • Profile 45% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To connect people, nature and culture.

ABOUT ME

I've been lucky to work all over the world, and to live in a broad diversity of different homes: from a pile of straw in a family compound in the Gambia, to the huge fireplaces and galleries of Pen Y Coed Hall - where my Aunt and Uncle lived in Wales (complete with secret passages).

PHILOSOPHY

The most important thing in life is good relationships: with yourself, other people and the planet.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I love to cook, music, games, laughter, crafts, cultural stuff (music and dance) anything in the out of doors.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I'm brand new to couch surfing. Hoping to test it out on my trip to Australia in a month.

Interests

Writing, music, dance, outdoor activities, education, conservation.

Music, Movies & Books

To Kill a Mockingbird, Auntie Mame, The Muppet Movie, Harold and Maude.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Tracking (and finding) pygmy elephants in Sabah in Jan. 2010, looking over the top of Victoria falls (I was actually in the pools!), being invited by the Omutaka (the head of the Baganda clans) to go to ceremonies in Uganda, climbing to the top of the Smithsonian Castle in DC.

Teach, Learn, Share

I would like to learn more languages. I love to both teach and learn to cook. I'm an amateur musician and crafter, and love teaching and learning both.

I work teaching about natural and cultural history, and love to learn more in this regard wherever I go.

Countries I've Visited

Aruba, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guatemala, Italy, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Poland, Puerto Rico, Russian Federation, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S., Zambia

Countries I've Lived In

Belize, Burundi, Costa Rica, United States

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