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Overview

  • 47 references 28 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Afrikaans
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • Construction Economist / Cost Engineer
  • Postgraduate Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Bonjour fellow surfer !! I was born and raised in beautiful Mauritius! I can be described as very open minded and always a pleasure to meet and host people from different part of the world. I believe that Couchsurfing has been very rewarding and always a good experience !! So far I have learnt so much from surfers and as a today I have so many friends from CS which I always keep in touch and who keeps on visiting . You guys are great !!!!

It's truly rewarding to be able to contribute to this wonderful community.

Always keen for a beer and spontaneous adventures ! This island has so much to offer and see ! I will be happy to host you and show you around !

You can see more from some of my adventures on this YouTube video which features me and recorded by one of my surfer ! Thank you Yentl !
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8HySI9XUbws&feature=share

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I enjoy meeting new people, and have the slightly optimistic viewpoint that at the end of the day we're all far more alike than we often admit (?).

Have had the opportunity to meet/host a couple of pretty cool surfers. i have also shown others around Mauritius..

Interests

Diving - if you have a diving license, we could go together !

Snorkelling

Fishing

Walking along the beach

Roadtrips

Museums

  • boating
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • trail running
  • swimming
  • road trips
  • adventure travel
  • beaches
  • waterfalls
  • beers

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Alt J, Tame Impala, Led Zeppelin, Kings of Leon,, Pink Floyd, Rage against the Machine, Slayer, Sepultura, Fatoumata, A-WA, Trivium, Alborosie, Slipknot and so on..

Movie: Le Grand Bleu, Blood diamond, La vita è bella, A walk to remember, Hotel Rwanda, Argo, Chernobyl

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Swam and snorkel with whales in the deep ocean .

Rock climbing Railay - Thailand

Got emergency rescued at sea by 4 boats while holding for my life on a piece of coral (caught in strong current).

Hiking Table mountain in South Africa with flip flops, no water and food (how a trip to Kisternbosch garden turned into a hiking event) .

Threw and played metal concerts in Mauritius and brought an American Metal band to the island (Back in the days it was a bit conservative, interesting story to tell) .

Soundtrack and contributed to the first Skate show/video of Mauritius.

Motocycliste around Thailand

What I Can Share with Hosts

A good Mauritian beer
My favorites snorkelling spots
Having food at local snacks
Mauritian recipes
Doing amazing roadtrips

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Canada, France, Netherlands, Réunion, Scotland, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Mauritius, South Africa

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