Harriet Bawden

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Someday I want to be a farmer!
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  • From Melbourne
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About Me


I love stories. I just want to hear more of the good ones!


I'm just a happy person. I get kicks out of the simplest things. I love a stroll through an unseen environment, a swim in the salty sea or a dance in a jazz bar! I just love travel.
I believe that there's no better way to see the world than to leave your front door. And that's what I try to do, even in my own neighborhood. I'd love to show people the part of the world I know well and I'd love even more to see the rest of it!


Dharkmarti said "The nature of the mind is clear light. Defilements are superficial".

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I first couch-surfed in Austria in 2010 in Vienna and Salzburg. Our hosts were great; they helped us sneak into tourist sights after dark, swim in forgotten lakes, and find perfect road-side stops for hitch-hiking.
Last year my best friend and I surfed our whole way through USA and we couldn't be more appreciative of the warm welcomes we received.


I love the outdoors. I love art, music and film (and I'd see more of it if I had the time). I was an art history and media student, but now I'm studying Environmental Sustainability.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Watched wild elephants take a bath right in front of me in Borneo, seen the peaks of the Swiss Alps under a cloudless sky, rowed down the Asahi river between ancient temples and contemporary sky-scrapers, discovered waterfalls in the most barren areas of Australia's north, slept under the stars.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Canada, France

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