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Central help line for cyclists in Africa
Age is a statistic generated by your birth certificate. I come across as serious, but in fact I am very easy going. I love sharing stories over a cup of coffee or a bottle of red wine. I rather go to bed late because I talk too much than party too much. Talking to 'strangers' has always been a good-bad trait of mine as I have made the most amazing friends this way.
It's not the state of your physique that matters, but the state of your mind.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I have stayed with people through CouchSurfing and had great experiences. However I had even nicer times with hosting people.
A rock or a stone fascinates me. Geology and Paleontology are two of my hobbies. Love camping and if I can swim in a river of mountain pool, why will I want to swim in a swimming pool?
Some Recent Traveling:
2006: Cycled from Johannesburg to Cape Town - Alone.
Did some weekend cycling trips around my province (+-250kilometers) - Alone.
2007 - Cycled 2500kms around North Western Europe - Alone.
2008 - 4000km scooter(150cc) trip through the Northern Cape to Alexander Bay and back - Alone.
2008/2009 - Spent Christmas & New Year in Switzerland
2010 - Kayaked 400km (Aliwal North - Hope Town)
down the Orange River with a friend (using ifnlatable kayaks).
1300km Cycle trip trough the Kalahari, a very remote harsh area bordering Namibia - Alone.
1530km Scoot (150cc) trip to the West Coast with a friend.
2011 - 5 Night Wilderness-Kayak-Camping on the Van der Kloof Dam, Central South Africa - Alone
2012 - Cycled 1600km along the northern border of Namibia to Livingstone, Zambia - Alone
When I am not planning my next trip, however short it might be, I love reading travel and adventure.
Music, Movies, and Books
History, Nature, adventure and travel are just some of the books that keep me occupied. Very few novels have knocked my socks off.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Challenging limitations - preferably my own
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, France, Germany, Namibia, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Zambia
Countries I’ve Lived In