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Gokalp Kasim

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

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Overview

  • 18 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Turkish; learning French, Portuguese
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Tour guide,Travel on motorcycle,read
  • Majored in French.History of Art minor.
  • From Born an living in Istanbul.Grew up in Bodrum (Halicarnassos)
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

is traveling thru Europe on Motorcycle and meeting it's nice people..

ABOUT ME

Outdoor person.History and art geek.Motorcycle tourer.As an Istanbulite music festivals,concerts and DJs frequenter.Beach junky,social drinker.Healthy food. Contributing time,effort,money to Coffe culture of Istanbul.

PHILOSOPHY

Do no harm.No discrimination.Co-existence.Colerance(even to religions..:)I studied sufism not a sufi master but a wanna-be..:) Appreciate, don't complain.If you dont like it change your liking.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am offering a couch in very Central Istanbul I surfed many couches of great people when traveled in South America and Balkans,West Europe and USA

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Every single person I surfed, I hosted was a great experience so far.

Interests

Live music Perf.Concerts,motorcycles,bicycles,travelling,learning portuguese at the moment..

Music, Movies & Books

Electro-Minimal, House, Dubstep, Lounge and Rock. Historical novels,researches.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Partied at a favela till dawn in Salvador Brazil.Got lost in a rain forest.Riding motorcycle Between Istanbul and Lisbon.From easternmost point of the continent to the westmost.

Teach, Learn, Share

Can teach Roman,Byzantine,Ottoman History.Can also teach English,French or I can even help you with your Turkish if you need.:)Since I am a professional tour guide taking you around my city would just be the part of my routine..Even if I am busy with work(tours) I'll let you join my tours.I am learning Portuguese.Native portuguese speakers will have priority for my couch.I would like to learn more about plants,DJing and cooking.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vatican City State

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, Turkey, United States

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