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Overview

  • 25 references 24 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Chinese, Chinese (Simplified), English, Yue (Cantonese); learning Arabic, Armenian, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Sign Language - Chinese, Spanish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • Teacher-Trainer
  • Oxford MSc, HKU BEd, space camp, diver
  • From Hong Kong
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About Me

Oxonian British-Mexican-Taiwanese(?)-Hongkongese Teochew-Hakka Cantonese pedagogue teaching English, and previously drama, history, geography, counselling, PSHE, music at British international schools. Fellow of Royal Asiatic Society, musician, as well as a minister of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. YouTube partner since Jan 2024.

Formerly a school governor, charity ambassador, counsellor, a capella lead.

HONG KONG IS NOT CHINA

youtube.com/chowlokhei
jaggedlittleearth.wordpress.com

Please don't contact me regarding your visa issues.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To add countries to my current 116 list.

27.7 Tj
30.7 MX
4.8 Zihua
6.8 MX
10.8 UB

Countries in '24 (43 so far): Svalbard, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, UAE, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Transnistria, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Cyprus, North Cyprus, Dhekelia, Georgia, Iran, Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Kosovo, Slovenia, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Užupis, Belarus, Finland, Estonia, Hungary, Slovakia, Italy, France, USA, México, Mongolia,

Couchsurfing published an article of mine: https://blog.couchsurfing.com/the-pinata-adventure

My vlog: https://www.youtube.com/chowlokhei

Travel blog: https://jaggedlittleearth.wordpress.com

Interests

  • performing arts
  • education
  • politics
  • music
  • history
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

last.fm/user/clh_hilary

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Continents visited: 7/7 (100%)
Oceans visited: 5/5 (100%)

Highest point hiked: c18,491 ft
Highest point jumped from: c13,000 ft
Highest point dived: 3,146 ft (scuba)
Lowest point visited: -c1,385 ft
Lowest point dived: -c107 ft / 98 ft (scuba)
Northernmost point walked on: c78N
Southernmost point walked on: -c61S

Provinces in Mongolia visited: 2/22 (9%)
UNESCO world heritage sites in Mongolia visited: 0/6 (0%)

Provinces in Armenia visited: 11/11 (100%)
UNESCO world heritage sites in Armenia visited: 3/3 (100%)

States in Mexico visited: 32/32 (100%)
UNESCO world heritage sites in Mexico visited: 34/35 (97%)
Magical towns in Mexico visited: 153/177 (86%)

Countries in the UK visited: 3/4 (75%)
UNESCO world heritage sites in the UK visited: 10/33 (30%)

States and territories of Australia visited: 3/16 (19%)
UNESCO world heritage sites in Australia: 8/20 (40%)

Regions in Hong Kong visited: 3/3 (100%)
Districts in Hong Kong visited: 18/18 (100%)

I ran a school at 22.

I was detained by the Argentine military as I ventured into a military base and got away with it.

I swam in the Black Sea off Odesa as the anti-missile system blocked drones and gunshots sounded.

I've taught people from 76 nationalities and have lived in 6 countries on 4 continents.

I've touched all the world's oceans.

Countries I’ve Visited

Antarctica, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vatican City State, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Armenia, Australia, England, Hong Kong, Mexico, Mongolia, United Kingdom

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