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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

CURRENT MISSION

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

ABOUT ME

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

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Gatherings, Helping, Sharing, Traveling, Cooking

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

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

Interests

- 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

Indonesia

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