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Overview

  • 48 references 28 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Afrikaans
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • No education listed
  • From Flic-en-Flac, Rivière Noire, Mauritius
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About Me

I am an enthusiastic and open-minded individual with a passion for the great outdoors and a range of adventurous activities. My interests include diving, kite surfing, hiking, trekking, and wild camping. Staying active is a significant part of my daily routine, and I start each day with sunrise yoga, which sets a positive tone for the rest of the day.

As a committed early riser, I make the most of every opportunity to engage in sports, with kitesurfing being a particular favorite whenever the wind conditions are favorable.

My experiences with fellow surfers have been incredibly enriching, and I am grateful for the knowledge and friendships I've gained along the way. It is truly rewarding to contribute to and be a part of this wonderful community.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I enjoy meeting new people and hold the optimistic belief that, at the end of the day, we're all far more alike than we often admit. Couchsurfing has given me the opportunity to connect with a diverse range of individuals and share meaningful experiences.

I have had the pleasure of meeting and hosting some incredible surfers and showing them around the beautiful island of Mauritius. These interactions have enriched my life and broadened my perspective, reinforcing the value of our shared humanity.

Interests

Diving
Kite surfing
Yoga
Tennis
Sunrise, sunsets, stars and the moon glazing
Hiking
A good book
Snorkelling
Morning walks on the beach
Sunset and good glass of red wine :)

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

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Alt J, Tame Impala, Led Zeppelin, Kings of Leon, Pink Floyd, Rage against the Machine..

Movie:
Le Grand Bleu (The Big Blue)
Blood diamond
La vita è bella
American History X
Hotel Rwanda
Argo
Chernobyl

Books:
The power of Now -Eckhart Tolle
The mountain is you - Brianna Wiest
Autobiography of a Yogi
The human bug by Sébastien Bohler

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Watched the sunrise over the Himalayas while trekking in Nepal.
Experienced a breathtaking sunset at Railay Beach in Thailand.
Swam and snorkeled with whales in the deep ocean.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I love sharing stories from my adventures, as well as the beauty of Mauritius. I can show you around the island, introduce you to local culture, and perhaps even organize a small adventure together.

Countries I’ve Visited

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

Countries I’ve Lived In

Mauritius, South Africa

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