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  • 88 References 70 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English; learning French, German, Western Frisian
  • 61, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • Biologist, web editor
  • University of Utrecht
  • From Soest, Utrecht, Netherlands
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About Me


To share the good things in life. The island where I live helps a lot.


61, with an ageless soul that keeps me young, three wonderful children, an ever growing group of friends, no drivers licence, a sailing boat and three bicycles, jazz, african music, ubuntu, interested in non-western cultures, dutch, indian and maroccan food, guinness, skuumkoppe, etc
In summer months, I sail the Wadden Sea. See the schedule on Couchsurfers are welcome to embark, as long as they can appriciate the primitive conditions on my little boat.


My religion is to be friendly and to share the simple, good things in life.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Two friends of mine are CS hosts. They advised me to become one too.


I invite guests for sailing trips in the warm half of the year. Feels the same.. Till now, I hosted many groups of surfers. We all had a great time.


see above

  • dining
  • boating
  • music
  • jazz
  • sailing
  • religion

Music, Movies, and Books

see above

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Lived for a month in a township with an African family, in Conakry, Guinee. It changed my life.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can share my love for the Wadden Sea and Texel, and most of my other interests.

What I Can Share with Hosts

A good laugh and a lot of adventures.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Egypt, England, France, Guinea, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In


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