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els Rijke

Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Overview

  • 3 Positive References
  • Fluent in Dutch, English; learning French, Spanish
  • 38, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • freelance in development
  • cultural anthropology
  • From utrecht, the netherlands
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

I'm a freelancer, engaged in the development sector, arts and culture, gender and women's rights, social enterprises… Etc.
I travel a lot for work - mostly Africa and Asia, and when I have time, like to meet couch surfers for coffee or something. Currently nomadic so no hosting!!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I've surfed once and hosted a few surfers. Its great to meet people and hear their travel stories, such as this guy who came all the way from Europe on his bike....
Also, I love the concept of opening your house and sharing food and stories with strangers

Interests

i like cooking, eating, spending time with friends and exploring new things and places, art, beaches, vulcanos,... running, outdoor/hiking, etc.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

traveling on the Amazon river was quite amazing, climbing a volcano, well, and a lot of things are just still undone I guess ;-)

Countries I've Visited

Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Côte d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Peru, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Syrian Arab Republic, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

Countries I've Lived In

Kenya, Netherlands

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