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I have been a student for a while, and I graduated from university in 2015. I then left Belgium in September 2015 to travel around Europe, Middle-East and Africa.
You can see where I am right now on http://some-go-east.be
I have been a boy scout for 19 years, I play bass guitar and was the singer of my band, and I have travelled around Europe the last couple of years.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Couchsurfing is just an amazing way of travelling! I like meeting new people from around the world and listening to their stories about where they went and what their dreams for the future are.
I love travel, music, hitchhiking, ...
- music festivals
- bass guitar
Music, Movies, and Books
Pulp Fiction, De Helaasheid der Dingen, everything from Wes Anderson,...
The Cure, Mogwai, Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age, Elliott Smith, Pinback, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Portugal. The Man,...
I am also a big fan of the Belgian music scene: BRNS, Raketkanon, Amenra, Wallace Vanborn, Condor Gruppe, Girls in Hawaii, ...
You can find out more if you host me ;-)
A book which gave me a lot of inspiration to travel is Nick Danziger's travels: Beyond Forbidden Frontiers. It's an amazing book, situated in the 80's, about Nick Danziger's travels through Asia.
I also loved to read Haruki Murakami, Charles Burns Dan Brown, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Catcher in the Rye, A Clockwork Orange, Catch 22, The Martian, Nick Cave.. and graphic novels in general.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
- Hiking with Andrey and Viola in the mountains near Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
- Hitchhiking through Europe for 4 weeks and attending the Sziget festival on our trip
- Sleeping in a cave in the old city of Petra with Bedouins
- Hitchhiking in Africa
- Swimming with a dolphin in South Africa
- Cycling on a single speed Malawian/Indian bicycle from Malawi to Zambia
- Cycling from Johannesburg to the Garden Route
- Hitchhiking all of the Balkans
Teach, Learn, Share
In 2011 I went to former USSR countries and tried to learn some Russian, but I'm at an extremely basic level now. I'd really like to improve this, so Russian speakers are more than welcome :-).
I can help people out with building (small) websites, computer and other technical problems...
What I Can Share with Hosts
By now I have travelled quite a bit and can share travel stories and tips!
Countries I’ve Visited
Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Lebanon, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Scotland, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Countries I’ve Lived In