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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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The Whole World Sleeps On My Couch

the Couchsurfing San Diego City Ambassadors By Rosa Jurjevics | Published Wednesday, May 6, 2009 – San Diego Reader “Don’t,” says my stepmother. “I wouldn’t do that, if I were you.” Her voice is tinny through the speakers of my cell phone. “Why not?” I ask. She pauses, considering. “The whole thing just sounds…dangerous,” she says. “I mean, staying in strangers’ …

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