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We are a couple, Danielle and Anthony. Danielle is 34 and from London, and Anthony is 33 and from Liverpool - home of The Beetles.
We are both filmmakers, we make short documentaries for companies and arts organisations. We are about to embark on an adventure to visit Mexico and the United States. We are going to be in Mexico from December 2015 - June 2016, and in the US from June 2015 - Dec 2016.
We both love travelling and meeting new people, and couch surfing is such a great way to meet so many interesting people.
We are easy going and down to earth, we enjoy the beautiful outdoors, live music, hanging out with friends and a good party too, we have been to many festivals, often found in deserts. We hitchhiked from London down to Northern Spain for a tiny festival in the desert in 2014, that was an adventure!
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Danielle have hosted a few times, and has surfed in Hamburg and Portugal and America, so far they have all been great experiences. I love the concept and think its a great way to break the mould of being a clueless tourist, and interact with people around the world on a much better level.
Its also a great way to meet people in a new place, not just for accommodation, and to give you a feel of the place from a local's perspective.
Live music, photography, cinematography, documentaries, stand up comedy, dancing, walking, lively conversation, festivals.
Music, Movies, and Books
Folk, reggae, electronica, lately been listening to Brian Jonestown Massace, The Black Keys, Pretty Lights, Paul Basic, Peaking Lights, Noir Desir.
Talk to Her, Fargo, Before Sunrise, Little Miss Sunshine, Shawshank Redemption, Pulp Fiction, The Bicycle Thieves, Apocalypse Now.
Shantaram, The Grapes of Wrath, The Poisonwood Bible
Danielle is currently reading a book called 'Mind Change' by Susan Greenfield - a look at the effect that the internet and our digital surroundings has on our brains.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Climbing a volcano in Java, Indonesia in the pitch black at 4am, cooking eggs for breakfast in the hot rocks of the volcano, reaching the top for sun rise and sitting down only to see the Volcano a few hundred meters away from us erupt right right then and there was pretty mind blowing!
Road tripping through the Namibia desert, with a few mishaps along the way - getting two flat tires in the middle of nowhere was interesting, espically as we didn't have working tools!
Going to Burning Man in 2011 & 2012 - one of the craziest, mind blowing places on the planet! I hope to go back in 2016!
What I Can Share with Hosts
Stories, good conversation on politics, the state of the world, silliness - laughing, English lessons!
Countries I’ve Visited
Indonesia, Malawi, Namibia, Singapore, Thailand, United States, Zimbabwe
Countries I’ve Lived In
Denmark, Malawi, South Africa, United Kingdom