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Overview

  • 33 References 27 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English; learning Persian (Farsi)
  • 24, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Traveling at the moment
  • Graduated Bachelor of business administartion (Facility M...
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About Me

I am a social and easy-going person. and, as most people here, a passionate traveller. Last year I graduated for my Facility Management study and due to my interest in traveling would backpacking in Asia and Middle East (Iran) my plan for this year. With traveling I don’t rather plan too much in advance, will wee what comes on my path! :)

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People subscribe me as:
- Reliable
- Social
- Initiative
- Positive
- thoughtful
- Adaptable

I am somebody who likes to do things. In my whole life I have had a lot of student jobs and worked in different projects. Having social contact is important for me.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

In my opinion the beauty of a country is in the people. I you only stay at commercial places then you have limited access to this beauty. Couchsurfing is a great way to meet nice people and explore the area with the knowledge of the locals.

I think it is another way of exploring the world, when only using Lonely Planet to see the best places then you will be restricted to the tourist areas. Contact with locals can make your trip much more interesting. Everywhere you have beautiful places but traveling becomes boring when you don't meet the people.

Interests

  • arts
  • culture
  • cooking
  • sauna
  • politics
  • traveling
  • live music
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • snorkeling
  • history
  • hitchhiking
  • solo travel
  • mountains
  • nature
  • meeting people
  • meeting new people
  • local history
  • beers
  • events
  • debating
  • nature walks

Music, Movies, and Books

Music
Parov Stelar, Bonobo, Beatles, Bakermat, Caravan Palace, Chilly Gonzales, The cinematic Orchestra, Doe Maar, The Doors, Eminem, Joep Beving, The Kyteman Orchestra, Ludovico Einaudi, Pete Philly & Perquisite, Red Hot Chilly Peppers, Sting, Tama Impala, Watsky and Wim Mertens.
As you can see, not one special Genre I like to listen.

Movies
Stranger than fiction, Shutter Island, No country for old man, The King Speech, The Shawshank Redemption, The Bucket List and Into the Wild and Schindlers List.

Books
I have never read many books, but my last on: ''Round Ireland With A Fridge'' I enjoyed it very much.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- 3 weeks couchsurfing in eastern Europe (28 Jan 2018 - 18 Feb 2018) from West Latvia to Sounth-Germany.
- Surfing for 20 nights; - 8 cities; - 10 hosts.
- Experience a classic orchestra performance in the Syney Opera House.
- Winter swim with my host in Latvia.
- Cycling over 200k in one day.
- 32 days of trekking in the Nepalese Himalaya. (Annapurna basecamp, poonehill, Annapurna circuit, Mardi Himal).

What I Can Share with Hosts

- I can show nice places in and around The Hague.
- Dinner, if I am in a cooking mood
- Stroopwafels (Dutch speciality)
- All my facilities
- Bike

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

Netherlands

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