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Aloe Lu

Palo Alto, California, United States

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Overview

  • 46 Positive References
  • Fluent in Chinese; learning English, Japanese
  • 34, Female
  • Member since 2006
  • pet sitter
  • Master
  • From Taiwan
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I want to stay proactive

ABOUT ME

I am 31 years old but looks and thinks much younger than that. I like airport and coffee very much.

Lived in Europe for 3 years already. Now I am living in Palo Alto, USA.

PHILOSOPHY

I want to stay in simple life and keep myself naive. I want to dig myself deep inside to see what can I contribute to the environment.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

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COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

1. I met an American in Sweden, he ask his cousin Marc in Firenze, Italy, to take care of me. So I stay in Marc's house with a lot of people for a week. They took me to visit Firenze. I love that city. 2. I met Eric, who is also an American student, on the train from Austria to Germany. We had a long and nice chat. I asked him if I can stay in his couch that night and we did that. Eric left me note to indicate me where to see in Stuggurt, Germany, when he got up for summmer work in Germany. We also had traditional germany food together. Eric made that for me. 3.I was hosted by William Normanton in London, Aug 2007 for 4 days, that was nice. I am glad that I can meet cool and kind people here! 4.Couch Surf in Jeff's place, Edinburgh. 2007 Aug.Jeff is super Cool!! Our first meet is dramatic--I was accidentally homeless in Edinburgh in a Sunday afternoon, standing on the main street with all tourists full of the city, with only a banana in my hand and £20... Jeff saw my SOS post on Edinburgh group and came from his place to rescue me in a minute, he is like an angel!! Jeff is funny and friendly, made me love Scotland and people immediately! I stay in his apartment for extra 2 days.

Interests

Cat, design, dancing, drama, music, language, yoga, cooking, outdoor activities, science

Music, Movies & Books

The Catcher in the Rye, Down and Out in Paris and London, The Hitchhiker's guide to the Galaxy.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

too much in my life..... 1. I guess so far the most scaring thing I've done is to jump off a sea shore cliff about 20m high without protection and go directly into the sea, when I was 22.

That was a beautiful sea....very blue and it hurts. 2. I shaved to bold head when I was 25. And I lived in TAIWAN!! I obviously scared passengers on every road. (Sorry....) 3. I traveled in Europe for a month in 26 without plan or knowledge. I went to 10 countries and met many people, finally I survived....

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: Chinese cooking: Chinese cooking. Chinese language, Chinese dancing. Some basic yoga.

Learn: Anything you are good at.

Share: anything I have.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Republic of, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States

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