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From Couches to Tents – Couchsurfers Gear Up for TentSurf 2011

450 couchsurfers ditched their couches and camped out in the heart of the Rockies for the first North American CS Camp Out in 2009. The organizer, Jon Cordoba, has turned that epic event into an annual gathering currently based in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico. In its new location, the event drew more than 250 couchsurfers in 2010 (teknomadics included!), and is now gearing up for the fun shenanigans this coming June 9-12th!

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A Day in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala

I wake up in the morning to birds chirping outside of my tent and the rising sun. I uncover from my broken sleeping bag and unzip my tent. I can feel the chill of the air as I peak my head outside of the tent and squint. Only a couple people are up at this time so the hostel is pretty quiet.

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Alone But Not Lonely

Meaningful alone time, as it turns out, is a powerful need and a necessary tonic in today’s rapid-fire world. Indeed, solitude actually allows us to connect to others in a far richer way. We live in a society that worships independence, yet deeply fears alienation: our era is sped-up and over-connected.

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