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Ralf Hirscheider

Haag an der Amper, Bavaria, Germany

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Overview

  • 6 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German; learning French
  • 23, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • up to now mostly studying
  • German Abitur
  • From Freising, Bavaria, Germany
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

@ home, heading to study in Passau soon

ABOUT ME

I am a graduate from German Highschool. I live in a small town called Haag an der Amper which is just about 40 minutes from Munich. I have always loved travelling, experiencing new cultures and getting to know people from these cultures. Furthermore I am keen on reading, learning new languages and being outside.

PHILOSOPHY

I belive that you should live life to the fullest, as you only got one. Furthermore I want to contribute to the "greater good", which is pretty hard to define, but well I will try my best to contribute to humanity as a whole in whatever kind of way. I will give you a nice quote by Horace Mann which expresses pretty much what I mean:
"Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity."

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Up to now I concentrate on surfing. Later, when I have my own flat I will also be able to host surfers. As I find the project a very good idea which fosters cultural exchange and enables people to get to know each other I will try to do my best.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have stayed with many Couchsurfers and always had very good experiences with them. I surfed couches in North America and Europe so far.

Interests

Reading, learning, history, new technologies, art and architecture, various kinds of music, meeting new people, politics, languages, being outside, listening to music, hiking, skiing, new experiences, travelling, photography

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Argo, Cloud Atlas, Hugo Cabret, Lincoln, Les Miserables
Music: Electronic Music (Techno, House); some Rock pieces; many classical pieces/operas; some Hip-Hop tracks
Books: Cloud Atlas, The God Delusion, Jenseits von Gut und Böse, The Art of Non-Conformity, Freedom, Vincent, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

One Amazing Thing I've Done

My South Africa trip this year was just amazing! I went to Kruger National Park to see the wildlife which was just stunning. My following visit to Cape Town including a hike up Lion's head and going down the Cape Peninsula with a short visit to Cape Point National Park were just awesome experiences I never want to miss!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you basic German and English skills. Furthermore I know a lot about modern electronic devices. I would love to learn an instrument like the piano. And I am keen on learning new languages or become better at the ones I already have some basic knowledge in, like French.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, South Africa, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Germany

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