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Friska Simanjuntak

Timika, Papua, Indonesia

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  • 66 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Indonesian; learning Portuguese, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Librarian
  • well, educated :)
  • From Jakarta, Indonesia
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About Me


Just do good, don't worry about the road ahead :)


Love sunshine and enjoy my life in this tropical country, Indonesia. Learned Library Studies and have a lot of curiosity about life and new experiences. Love sports and enjoy the time when I'm swimming or running.


Character is higher than intellect.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


Gatherings, Helping, Sharing, Traveling, Cooking


- Meet for coffee & drink - Coffee tasting - Karaoke - Cooking class - Surfing - City sightseeing - Library & museum tour


- Culture (architecture, customs, domestic festivals) - History - Foreign language (practicar espanol) - Running, swimming, playing basket, playing chess :p - Local foods - Coffee, Tea, and Beer Tasting :D

Music, Movies & Books

Movies : romantic comedy. No horror movies. Music : 70's, 80's, and 90's music. Books: fiction, self-help book, inspirational books, novel based on history, pictorial books, children books.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

- Met many incredibly good people throughout my trip - Hitchhike in Indonesia (so what?), Penang, China - Walked under the sea of stars at Mt. Halimun, Indonesia - Saw a perfect match of blue sky & South China sea, Bangui - Philippines - Karaoke for 6 hours in 6 languages (Bahasa Indonesia, English, Spanish, Chinese, Thai, India) - Rode bike in the Tangarine island riverside with the perfect blue sky, Changsa - China - Had a warm up 15-mins running at Great Wall of China - Stayed in Tibetan nomad tent for a night, Langmusi - China - Rode horse for 2 days in Langmusi, China - A date with lama, Xiahe - China

Teach, Learn, Share

What TLS I can give to you: - Cooking Indonesian food - Indonesian traditional food tasting - Where to find old, rare books and cassette in Jakarta? - Library development in Indonesia - How to understand library classification system? - Similarities between Indonesia folktales & other folktales / Mythology - How to have great crazy time karaoke in Jakarta? - How to do a warm up running? - How to have running competition preparation? - Philosophy about life and how's people role in the world? - Why we should travel adventurously for minimum 5 days? - How people kindness change my life?

Countries I've Visited

China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore

Countries I've Lived In


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