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Gero Schomaker

Seoul, Korea, Republic of

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Overview

  • 16 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, German; learning French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • i study and try to see as much of th...
  • i'm very polite and well educated^^
  • From Ratingen, Germany - not even Germans know where that is
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

learn something new everyday

ABOUT ME

I don't really like to judge myself. But I basically get along well with anyone.

PHILOSOPHY

I usually don't have favorites.
I try not to have any stereotypes and think that travelling is the best antidote.
I believe that society should be fairer and more balanced than it is right now.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I haven't had the chance to host many people, but I've been to a lot of cs meetings, have surfed a lot of couches and spread the word ;)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

all my experiences so far have been great. two of the coolest things that happened to me so far, was a free tour of the canadian parliament and randomly meeting a cs-member when i didn't have a place to stay in the middle of the night :)

Interests

Languages, Learning how the world works, Movies (especially Documentaries), Cornflakes (I also love "real" food), Cycling, Talking to people

Music, Movies & Books

Movies:
Lost in Translation
El Mar Adentro

Books:
The Hours
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
A Short History of Nearly Everything

on a different day, the list might look quite different, depeding on what comes to my mind

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Climbed Mt. Cotopaxi in Ecuador. At about 5200m a storm hit the mountain and everybody had to turn back. It was scary and wonderful at the same time.

Diving at the Great Barrier Reef and lying down in the sand 10 meters deep under the water.

Teach, Learn, Share

Languages (German, English, Spanish, Korean, a bit of Protuguese, French and recently Dutch)

(basic, blue belt) Taekwondo

I know the best way to cook rice and the fastest and easiest way to open a pack of Spaghetti.

+ random, but invaluable wisdom :p

What I Can Share With Hosts

Have a look at the "My Home" section.^^

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, France, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, Costa Rica, Germany, South Korea, Spain

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