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Guclu-Yukari YILMAZ

Göcek, Muğla, Turkey

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  • 78 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, Japanese, Turkish; learning Indonesian, Russian
  • 38, Other
  • Member since 2007
  • working for Irmak Yachting ( www.irm...
  • well educated
  • From Ankara / Osaka, Japan
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About Me


create and live peace


My name is Guclu : I really enjoy the variety in the world. But also the oneness that lies behind it. I enjoy the limetless undying love that sourounds me like a million suns.

My name is Yukari, a partner of Guclu Yilmaz since April 2011.
I am a Japanese but retired workaholic, I mean hard-working Japanese :) I'd like to know and learn many layers of world cultures through CS.
Hope to meet and exchange our cultures with CSers from all over the world!!!



Enjoy life and be happy. (Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)


People who share the same feelings can understand each other more than people who speak the same language. (Mevlana)

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


A friend of mine (Evrim) recomended it. I am really thankful to her.


"When we want to increase friendship, we don’t have to talk. Feel a warm feeling inside. Increased feeling of warmth will increase the friendship astonishingly because that is the field of infinite correlation."—Maharishi

hosted Sergei for 4 days
hosted Vincent & Soline for 2 days
hosted Jeremie & Jeane for 2 days
hosted Shivang for 1 day
biked with Natalia
hosted Kanika & Rajat for 2 days
hosted Tharma and Nithi Rajalingam for 4 days
hosted Lucia and Dave for 4 days
hosted Tannista for 3 days
hosted Edward for 3 days
hosted Joseph for 1 day
hosted civciv, mercimek and karo (polish erasmus studs) for 4 days
hosted Nur from Indonesia 4 days
hosted Giempiero and Pauline
Surfed Animesh and Kanika in Bangalore
hosted Gasha and alexandra (Yukari also hosted them :D)
hosted Brett from Canada
hosted Animesh from Bangalore for 4 days
Guided Neal from New Zealand in Izmir for 1 day
hosted Suzie and Peter from Fiji Islands for 3 days
hosted Anton from Netherlands for 3 days
hosted Erika and her friend from Japan for 3 days
hosted Jayne from Mexico for 3 days
hosted Stephanie from England (Austlaria) for 3 days
hosted Rindy form Indonesia (actually from Russia, because she is studying there at that time) for 2 days
hosted Shusaku form Japan (Bicycle tour from France to Japan) for 3 days
hosted Daniel form England (he was on a bicycle tour) for 2 nights
hosted Soo form North Korea for 3 nights


Mustafa Guclu:

Playing Jawanese music Gamelan, Playing Go, Aikido Hicking, Biking, Trekking, Movies, Classical Music, Playing with my recorder group, www.dolce.tr.cx, writing about my travels. Sailing

learning Japanese


Riding a bicycle, Trekking, Photography, Watching Movies, Listening music (blues, R&B, Rock and Oldies... and songs that makes me happy ♪) and of course traveling & learning different cultures!!!
Also I am a Trekkie (Startrek fan) a little bit :)

Music, Movies & Books

Ghandarva Veda, Ramayana Mahabharatha


Movie - The Blues Brothers, Torch Song Trilogy, Big Fish, The Big Lebowski, The Royal Tenenbaums, Before Sunrise, The Lives of Others... these are my favorite movies that came up to my mind right now.
Music - I wrote above :)
Books - Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (Richard Bach). I also love to read books, and this is the book that I always keep in my bag wherever I go.

One Amazing Thing I've Done


I created a Gamelan orcestra in Ankara


All my friends who I met so far is the most amazing thing and keeping this friendships with them is the amazing thing I've done and been doing.

Teach, Learn, Share


I can teach playing Go.
Teach how to play recorder


I can teach how to cook Japanese and Turkish cuisine :) (not so professional but I will try my best :D)
Also I want to learn how to cook world cuisine!!!
I'd like to share the time to sing songs with you!!! (Guclu would be glad to accompany us with his guitar!)
And of course I can teach Japanese :)

What I Can Share With Hosts

Happy moments

Countries I've Visited

India, Qatar, Singapore

Countries I've Lived In

Indonesia, Turkey, United States

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