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Andreas Hugo

Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Overview

  • 16 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Portuguese, Spanish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Public servant (to serve and protect)
  • No education listed
  • From Niederzier
  • Profile 55% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

finding a way of feeling challenged, satisfied and content in travelling AND being (here)!

ABOUT ME

I don t like describing myself, but I ll do my best:
I like positve thinkings, but love to analyse and to be philosophic. I hate superficiality and small talk, but I know though you have to do it sometimes, mostly I don t. I like changes and appriciate people who are brave enough always to find the next step and a good change in life like in profession, activities or places to go. I always need something new. I need a challenge and alternatives in life. I can t find enough sports I wanna stick to or at least I wanna try. I built a house with my fahter and own a flat, but decided now to live in a room with to flat mates and see the problems I had before from a different point of view. I rented out my apartment and moved. I tried skydiving, quad driving, bungee, climbing, rafting, had an education for paragliding and enjoye skiing until I had a terrible accident. I love music and martial arts, diving and to be outside. I really love the summer, the heat and brightness. I hate winter when you are captured at home and restricted in your ideas. I love the night. I often have to work during the night and like it, although I miss the daylight when I sleep the next day :)
Usually I like my job in the police force, but there are hundreds of moments where I hate it.
I don t think I m a really typical german police man who could have a reputation described as bureaucratic, conservative, law-abiding and maybe bourgeois, what I really hate.

Not only once a week I am a chaotic confused guy who likes to dream and to be enthusiastic about new ideas. When there s something in my mind I wanna do it however it sounds ridiculous or crazy to others.

In another way I need steadyness. I m not a nomad and not a real crackpot, just sometimes a roamer. I still know when it s enough and when it s time to enjoy.

My dream I had in my mind ended last year in May when I finished my world trip. I heard that is possible to take a half sabbatical as a policeman in Germany and did it. I decided to study before living, put some pressure on myself and passed all exams a few weeks before I wanted to go. To requite myself I planed my trip and started to travel through 18 countries in 8 months. To be honest there were enough moments when I wanted to return coz I felt lonely and powerless but in the end I was very glad and content that I continued. After my trip it was hard to jump back into real life, but now I arrive slowly. Again full of new ideas like writing a book about about my emotions and experiences I had to see that I have to fight with the changes in my job and that you can t change everything you would like to change.

Interests

Music, deep talks, theater, sport, nature, skydiving, diving, snow, running, hiking, the border, acting, beer, markets, animals, views, silence, water, tention, sun, heat, climbing, concerts, outdoor life, New Zealand, Spain, Spanish.

Music, Movies & Books

Music: A-ha, R.H.C.P., Mumford & Sons, Dropkick Murphys, Metallica, Minor Majority, Sportfreunde Stiller, Fury i.t.S., Volbeat, The White Stripes, Incubus, Billy Talent, Bloc Party, Die Happy, Tomte, Reamon, Franz Ferdinand, Schandmaul, Die Sklaven, The Killers, Massendefekt, Placebo and much more.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I did the Transibirian train trip and didn t expect that it could be fun like that.

Teach, Learn, Share

“Everything is OK in the end. If it's not OK now, then it's not the end.”

What I Can Share With Hosts

my mind (that should be enough); music, theater, sports, beer and words

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, Laos, Malaysia, Namibia, New Zealand, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates

Countries I've Lived In

Germany

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