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About the Author
- Lessons from Nowhere: Oruro, Bolivia | 80 Couches on The Death Road
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- The Strange Places I've Called Home: Part 1, Milwaukee | 80 Couches on The Strange Places I’ve Called Home: Part 2, South Florida
- Zachary Marx is currently living and working in Munich, Germany. He graduated with a degree in Political Science in 2006 from the University of Tennessee, and continues to bleed orange. So far, his vagabond lifestyle has brought him to five continents, and twenty-seven countries, with extended stays in China, Japan, and Korea. He started 80couches.com in February of 2011, with the ultimate goal of using it as the premise for couchsurfing around the globe. Your feedback and suggestions are welcome. He can be reached by carrier pigeon, smoke signals, telegram, and via the Interwebs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.