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Lucinda G

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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Overview

  • 2 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Portuguese, Spanish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Consultant, current working with an NGO
  • International Policy MA & BA
  • From San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Live, learn, and laugh about it?

ABOUT ME

I've just arrived in Cape Town from San Francisco, where I've been working as a management consultant since finishing up grad school. I'll be here for four months, working for a very cool non-profit and exploring Cape Town and South Africa in general as much as possible!

I'd love to meet new people with similar interests, especially those more familiar with the city!

PHILOSOPHY

Optimism is the name of the game :)

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Little to no experience to date, but I'm excited to get involved.

Interests

Traveling (of course), exploring new places, drinking caffeinated beverages, running around outdoors, attempting to surf and play tennis, learning and practicing languages other than English, cooking and/or eating elaborate meals with friends, sustainable development and social entrepreneurship, and doing things I've never done before: hang-gliding off Table mountain, running a triathlon (or at least another half-marathon), and learning to dance some samba (definitely the biggest challenge) are all on the to-do list.

Music, Movies & Books

Big fan of music of all types, including electronic, alternative, hip hop....I'd love to catch some live music here.

Enjoy fiction (Game of Thrones?) and non-fiction (Born to Run, economics-related books like Blink, etc.)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Hiking to Lago Los Tres in Argentinean Patagonia
Horseback-riding in the Atacama Desert

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, France, Honduras, India, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, South Africa, United States

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