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  • 21 References 14 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English; learning Spanish
  • 24, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Freelance Designer and Photographer
  • Diploma in Design & Art Direction
  • From an agricultural farm
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About Me

Apparently I have two facial expressions: "Pensive" and "Big Smile". I'm a happy dude – sometimes simple, sometimes complex — with an interest in people and how they function together.

Here's to traveling as a means of self-expansion,
or whatever.
And eating a lot.
And doing outdoorsy things.
And culturing it up.
And broadening the lingo.
And being critical.
And exploring.
And hoping for the best.
And talking to you.

Oh man,
It'll be great.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To travel, learn and share. I've surfed in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa, none of which would have been possible were it not for CS. I've had many surfers stay at our place in Cape Town too.

Music, Movies, and Books

Some examples to ease your opinion-forming process :)

MUSIC: The Field, Animal Collective, No Age, The Flaming Lips, Flying Lotus, Battles, Madlib, Daft Punk, MF DOOM, and similar/more.

BOOKS: Dave Eggers, David Foster Wallace, David Shields, Zadie Smith, Kurt Vonnegut, Hemingway, Steinbeck, Camus, books on travel and society, and similar/more.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

It's the insignificant things that stand out. On the real though, I've seen some spectacular things, and I post the evidence on my blog (

Teach, Learn, Share

Speak for yourself.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Whatever sounds good to me, I'll let you know. I love geography and I know a lot about South Africa.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Botswana, France, Italy, Japan, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, South Korea, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Africa

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