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Friska Simanjuntak

Timika, Papua, Indonesia

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Overview

  • 66 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Indonesian; learning Portuguese, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Librarian
  • well, educated :)
  • From Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Profile 100% complete

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.

PHILOSOPHY

Character is higher than intellect.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

To add more adventure in our brief time living :)

Interests

Culture (architecture, customs, domestic festivals)
History
Learning foreign language (practicar espanol)
Running, swimming, playing basket, playing chess :p
Diving
Local foods
Coffee tasting (espresso is the best)
Karaoke
Library & museum tour
Cooking class
Surfing
City sightseeing

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, 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
Had a date with lama, Xiahe - China
Saw 6 dolphins swimming near our small boat around Togean islands, Central Sulawesi - Indonesia
Slept under uncountable twinkling stars in Togean islands, Central Sulawesi - Indonesia
Spent a night in Torajan Traditional House, Toraja - Indonesia
Learned kungfu in Shaolin Temple, Dengfeng - China

Teach, Learn, Share

What TLS I can give to you:
Cooking Indonesian food
Indonesian traditional food tasting, esp Bataknese cuisine
Library development in Indonesia
How to understand library classification system?
Similarities between Indonesia folktales & other folktales / Mythology
How to have great crazy time karaoke?
How to do a warm up running?
How to have running competition preparation?
Why we should travel adventurously for minimum 5 days?
How people kindness change my life?

What I Can Share With Hosts

Adventure :)

Countries I've Visited

China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore

Countries I've Lived In

Indonesia

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