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Come a little bit closer, and hear what I have to say. In the beginning there was nothing than a silly dream. Happiness, which turned into a trail. The road is rough and with every dust corn on my shoes I will experience a life beyond fairytales.
I love life and my journey through this wonderful world...and a journey always starts with a dream.
I made my dream come true by stepping out the door and now I am here in this world with a 20 kg backpack, no real plan of where to go and a heart filled with love, compassion and curiosity.
My journey brought me already to amazing places where I met very interesting people, ate delicious food, saw mind-blowing art, enjoyed the cultures and appreciated nature. I watched the sun rising and going down, I share laughter, I cried, I danced the night away, and in some places I stood in silence thinking: This is the life. Isn't it amazing?
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities. Dr. Seuss
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Since I cannot offer a bed I promise I will at least make mine.
...TRAVELLING (of course)
...all kinds of FOOD
...meeting interesting LOCALS and TRAVELLERS along my journey
...WRITING & READING
...DANCING IN THE RAIN, UNDER THE SUN, THE MOON AND THE STARS...
to make it short: experiencing a life BEYOND FAIRYTALES.
Music, Movies, and Books
The list below is incomplete and will always stay incomplete because there is always new movies, books or music I discover.
I hired a contract killer, Lars and the real girl, Enter the Void, Shortbus, Nine Songs, Mongol, Delicatessen, Danish Delicatessen, American Psycho, Mystery Train, The Silence of the Lambs, Amelie, Requiem for a Dream, Forrest Gump, The Reader, The Constant Gardener, Fargo, Pan's Labyrinth, Donnie Darko, Trainspotting, A Single Man, A Clockwork Orange, Taxi Driver, Psycho, The Lord of the Rings, Metropolis, MicMacs, Bazil, Tideland, Big Fish, The Machinist, Naked Lunch, Pride and Prejudice, The Tin Drum, Bonnie and Clyde, The Celebration, Bread and Tulips, Dead Poet Society, The Girl with the Pearlearring, Mifune, Fitzcarraldo, Twin Peaks, Herr Lehmann, Das Experiment, Die fliegende Windmuehle
BOOKS: Das Parfuem, Shantaram, Siddharta, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintanance, The unbearable Lightness of Beeing, The Reader, Osho's Emotional Wellness, The Shadow of the Wind, The 13 1/2 Leben des Kapitain Blaubaer, Die Blechtrommel, T. Prachets Schweinsgalopp
MUSIC: David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust, Dandy Warhols, The Fuzztones, Velvet Underground, Pink Floyd, Portishead, Neil Young, Nouvelle Vague, B-52's, Amon Tobin, L7, Royksopp, Johnny Cash, Leopold Craus Wellenkapelle, Willie Nelson, Nancy Sinatra, Massive Attack, 1 Giant Leap, Black Mountain, CocoRosie, Sia, Paul Kalkbrenner, Muse, Metric, Amy Winehouse, Briskeby, Eddi Vedder, Gui Boratto, Frank Sinatra, Janis Joplin, Tricky, Goldfrapp, Tracy Chapman
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I am traveling and can see my mind blossom...that I find most amazing.
Teach, Learn, Share
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, Germany, United States