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Overview

  • 18 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English, French; learning Arabic, German, Russian, Spanish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Traveler
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering Master of Sci...
  • From Waregem, Flanders, Belgium
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

I have been a student for a while, but I finally graduated from university. I have left Belgium in September 2015 to travel around Europe, Middle-East, Africa and (hopefully) South-America.

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.

Interests

I love travel, music, hitchhiking, ...

  • festivals
  • traveling
  • music
  • guitar
  • hiking
  • hitchhiking
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies
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Pulp Fiction, De Helaasheid der Dingen, everything from Wes Anderson,...

Music
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The Cure, 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. Some examples: BRNS, Raketkanon, Amenra, Wallace Vanborn, Condor Gruppe, Girls in Hawaii, ...

You can find out more if you host me ;-)

Books
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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 Dan Brown, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Catcher in the Rye, A Clockwork Orange, Catch 22, The Martian...

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

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 problems and other technical problems...

What I Can Share with Hosts

By now I have travelled quite a bit and can share travel stories!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, Germany

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