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Charmaine Beukes

Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English
  • 44, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Marketing Manager - White Shark Proj...
  • No education listed
  • From Greyton, South Africa
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To be fully present in every minute of my day

ABOUT ME

Got passport - ready to travel! Been travelling a little bit, now want to experience more than just being a tourist, want to get to know new cultures - the real deal!

PHILOSOPHY

I believe in the goodness of people- that we all are connected somehow, all cells of the same body. I am curious as to meeting other souls that are on this journey with me, exchange a little - listen to their story, share some and then wander further...

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Would love to host travellers to South Africa, can also advise on what else to do as I am in the tourism industry. If you want to go diving with the great white sharks -I am the one to speak to! :-)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Met a whole group in Budapest and were absolutely fascinated by the concept! Ever since been hosting regularly and have been hosted too.

Interests

Adventure, doing things - hiking, photography...whatever is on offer!

Music, Movies & Books

Love reading about people, their stories about how they percieve life. Paulo Coelho a big favourite.
Like a variety of music - from soul to hard rock - all depends on the mood I am in.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I believe there is magic in every moment, if you look for it. I am fortunate to have experienced a lot, from game viewing at night, shark cage diving, bungee jumping, but having walked up Table Mountain was one of my most awesome moments!Swimming in the ocean with a hot spring flowing into it at Ischia, Italy, riding on the back of a motorbike without a helmit in India... but the little experiences such as tasting, smelling, listening is just as precious

Teach, Learn, Share

Each of us come to earth with a few pieces of a jigsaw puzzle as big as the universe. Each time we meet someone, we unconsciously show them our pieces to see if they have pieces that will fit ours. If they don't they go their way, and sometimes we find a fit...it's an adventure finding all the little pieces that goes into my puzzle!

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Botswana, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Kenya, Latvia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

South Africa

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