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  • 20 References 14 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Freelance Designer and Photographer
  • Diploma in Design & Art Direction
  • From Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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About Me

Apparently I have two facial expressions: "Pensive" and "Big Smile". I'm a happy approachable dude – sometimes simple, always thoughtful — 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.

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
  • science
  • travel
  • food
  • nature

Music, Movies, and Books

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

A safe, LGBTQI-friendly space for people with warm hearts and good intentions. I love geography and I know a lot about South Africa, so will share all that I know.

Countries I’ve Visited

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

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Africa

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