douwe Weitenberg

Huizum, Friesland, Netherlands

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  • Fluent in Dutch, English, German; learning Western Frisian
  • 48, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • insurance salesman and free lance photographer
  • very well :-]]
  • From Leeuwarden
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About Me


To boldly go where no Weitenberg has gone before


i'm a 47 year old dutchman who has discovered photography7 years ago and besides my daytime job as an insurancesalesman for hollands biggest insurancecompany , i'm also working as a free-lance photographer

to get an impression of me and my work: and
enjoy :-]]

in august 2010 i've had a brain aneurysm and the only damage i suffered is chronical fatigue, but hey i can live to be a 100 with that.


when the day has come that i quit learning, my life has ended

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


sharing experiences.. showing my hometown and emergency couch


couchsurfing novice , but eager to learn :-]]


cooking (been a chef for 15 years) soccer , the band Queen and Photography and a dutch Canucks fan (once in a while i get up in the middle of the night to watch a game of hockey :-]] (watched the whole playofs 2011)

Music, Movies, and Books

the matrix trilogy, star-Trek,transformers, day after tomorrow,2012; books: Ludlum ,Clive Cussler Grisham and photography books ;Music :i'm a big fan of Queen, and some dutch bands like de dijk.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

The one thing that has shaken me around has been my encounter with a killerwhale in the waters surrounding vancouver island, we were in a fishingboat (a big zodiac so to say) and suddely the whale's head broke the surface of the water, i've looked him or her in the eye :-]]

Teach, Learn, Share

If you want me to i can teach how to cook from simple meals to a fancy dinner and of course during my stay i can cook some meals

What I Can Share with Hosts

my cooking skills... a fine discussion, you name it

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, Netherlands

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