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Carl Joubert

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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Last login over 1 year ago

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Overview

  • 7 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Afrikaans
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Project Management.
  • University
  • From Cape Town, 'cause its a great town.
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Getting people to just be real with me, because that’s what’s going to keep you around.

ABOUT ME

I work full-time, study full-time, travel when I can and love meeting travellers from around the globe who like to experience what life has to offer.

PHILOSOPHY

Fear is Temporary, Regret is Forever.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I host fellow travellers... and crash couches when I can!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

All good in the hood.

Interests

Martial arts, collecting books, hiking, travelling, conspiracy theories, science, photography, MUSIC - a muso for sure, motorbikes, trail-running, going to live bands and rock festivals, surfing, socializing, philosophy, you, me, the Truth.

Music, Movies & Books

A little intro to what I listen too: Pink Floyd, Snow Patrol, Led Zeppelin, Springbok Nude Girls, A Perfect Circle, Metallica, AC/DC,, Rebelution, Trentmoeller, Peter Tosh, Buddha Bar albums, Tool, Jose Gonzalez, RJD2, Counting Crows, Bjork, The Cut Chemists, Beasty Boys, Modeselektor, The Knife, Billie Holiday, Lonnie Johnson, Animals as Leaders, The Black Keys, The Raconteurs, Audio Bullys, Air, Cunninlynguists and so much more!!!

Movies (of some): The Twilight Samurai, Fay Grim, Stray Dog, Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Neighbour Hiratoro, Spirited Away, The Devils Advovcate, The Motorcycle Diaries, The Professional, Pedro Almodovar movies, The Bournes, The Indiana Jones'.

Books and Authors: The Foutainhead, Shantaram, Antjie Krog, Wilbur Smith, Paulo Coelho, Eric van Lustbader, Robert Anton Wilson's 'The Illuminatus Trilogy', and Douglas Adams, the list goes on...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Bloukraans - backwards somersault on the first jump. Throwing McD's hamburgers at David Blain in his box in London.... what a stupid trick, sitting in a box!

Teach, Learn, Share

Besides being able to share and teach from my own emperical insights, I'd like to be learning more from other travellers, things like culture, language and just what makes the rest of the people on this earth tick.

Countries I've Visited

China, Finland, Malaysia, Mozambique, Namibia, Russian Federation, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

South Africa, United Kingdom

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