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Overview

  • 16 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 63, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Accountant
  • University
  • From Wanganui, New Zealand
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Love meeting people from wherever and helping them to enjoy the travel experience

ABOUT ME

Born & bred NZer; left NZ to travel (Cape Horner) spending 3 years in UK doing just that - living in London & Bristol; followed by 26 years in Adelaide and two years in Canberra; can play bridge but prefer 500!; involved in Rotary International activities Tues & occasional w/e's; play tennis Mon, Wed & Sun - if not too hot; bushwalk/climb hills ("mountains" - climbed Mt Kinabalu in March 09 (South East Asia's highest at 4,095m) ; love snorkelling; travel to Asia/NZ once/twice a year.

PHILOSOPHY

Life is to enjoy

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Had first guest Feb 2010

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

New to it

Interests

Refer above

  • traveling
  • socializing
  • tennis
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

All

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Where do i start ! Have now climbed 4 significant mountains on this planet. Recently back from NZ trip including 2 hours on Franz Joseph Glacier with crampons and a day trip to Doubtful Sound in awesome torrential rain. I'm a Cape Horner ! Snorkelling on wrecks in north Bali.

Teach, Learn, Share

Refer above

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom

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