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Adri Baard

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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Overview

  • 21 Positive References
  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English; learning Dutch, Swedish
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Digital Project Manager
  • Info Tech
  • From Cape Town, South Africa
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To try everything at least once

ABOUT ME

I love to travel and see new places, but I'm just as happy to stay home with a good book or movie. I'm very organised, cos I'm such a scatter brain. I love cooking for myself and other people, and I have a absolute passion for wine I want to embrace live and all it has to offer, but sometimes I need a little help, cos I'm actually very shy. :) I'm wheat-intollerant, so I don't eat normal bread and pasta unless I can help it. Luckily, I have came up with a host of alternative recipes.

PHILOSOPHY

Treat others the way that you want to be treated. Eat, drink and be merry :) Never stop dancing

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

If you need to know about cultural activities in the city, I'm your girl. If you need a guide, maybe I show you around, or give you some tips on what to do and what not to waste your money on

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Surfed: Astrid Kuiper - April '09 Roger Marøy - May '09 Camilla and Michael Christiansen - July '09 Ian Culbreth - July '09 Lucia Goenaga - July '09 Karin Ådale - July '09

Hosted: Willie de Beer - May '09

Interests

Wine, food. Going wine and food tastings. Buying wine and food... get the point? :) Photography Reading (I'm addicted to reading) Dancing Chilling with my friends

Music, Movies & Books

Practical Magic, Centre Stage, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Importance of Being Earnest, Amelie, Star Trek, Love Actually, 007 Movies, August Rush, The Wheel of Time Series, Chocolate, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, The Tao of Poo and the Tee of Piglet, The Time Traveler's Wife

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Salmon leaping up a waterfall in Scotland. Swimming with sand sharks in San Diego. Jumping from a sauna into a frozen lake in Kiruna. The fjords in Norway. Bungee jumping from the highest jump in the world.

Teach, Learn, Share

Wine: I have a certificate in South African Wine and love to share my knowledge and experiences with others. I'm eager to learn about wines from around the world

Countries I've Visited

Egypt, Finland, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

South Africa, Sweden, United States

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