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Brad B J RIMMELZWAAN

Gladstone, Queensland, Australia

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Overview

  • 48 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Malay, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Gardening/ Civil / Structural / PM
  • Being educated everyday
  • From Sunshine Coast, Australia
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Become like dust

ABOUT ME

Travelled a little and I miss the road!
Come share your stories.
Recently married, living in Gladstone for a few months scheming the next grand adventures

PHILOSOPHY

Bandits ambush others on the road.
They get wealth, but they stay still.

Lovers keep moving, never the same, not for a second.
What makes others grieve they enjoy.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I hope CS creates a big benevolent community for all travelers to feel comfortable and grow with. I participate (or aim to) by networking to spread the love with good travel karma.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I love meeting people with different backgrounds to my own. I find anyone who joins CSing to be naturally trustworthy and openminded, it's the non-couchsurfers I worry about :p

Interests

Hiking, climbing, bouldering, snowboarding, diving, football-ing, photography, cooking, reading, cycling, even recycling. All life dances to music and the sounds of nature.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: 3 Idiots, Amalie, Life is Beautiful.. Rocky.
Music: depends on mood.
Books: Herman Hesse, John Steinbeck... previously lonely planet
Poets: Rumi, Kahlil Gibran, Hafiz, Meher Baba.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Hacer con dedo

Hitch hiking 3000kms to patagonia on Che Guevara's Ruta 40 over a fun month of adventure with a dutch friend. We went cycling through wineries, hiking the lakes district El Chaten and Torres del Paine, El Bolson with incredible markets and music, seeing penguins and sealions on Peninsula Valdez, Mar Del Plata, Buenos Aires. ... Camping in interesting& unusual places.. hot days and cold days in the same month.. people we met helped us survive :)

- My favourite driver stopped to go fishing for an hour and caught us two trout!

visited 58 states (25.7%)Create your own visited map of The World or Like this? try: Auto Poster

Teach, Learn, Share

Be 'yes man' don't fight it :)

Couch surfing means to be somewhere new, hosting means to be somewhere familiar. The gap in-between is why CS exists.
Culture, knowledge, exercise, adventure, somewhere to sleep, logistics getting around, meeting people. Sharing paths :)

What I Can Share With Hosts

Stories around the world and I'll help fix your bicycle

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Georgia, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, Singapore, Spain

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