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  • 2 References
  • Fluent in English, Swahili
  • 40, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Volunteer/student/wilderness guide
  • Bachelors in Anthropology
  • From Federal Way, WA, USA
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me


To live my life right the first time so I can enjoy it a second time looking back.


Hi! I am super friendly and have a ton of energy. I love to help people and have spent the past 3 years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tanzania. I am adventurous and love trying new things!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Not yet but looking forward to it!


I love outdoor pursuits. Paddling, climbing, mountaineering, skiing, hiking, and mushing dogs makes me very happy. I enjoy finding great little out of the way spots in foreign countries and really learning about the culture and people of a place.

  • dogs
  • culture
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • zip-line
  • rock climbing
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

I love books by Barbara Kingsolver and Mark Twain. Dancing to folk music and driving to country music are what I miss the most when I am away from home. Watching Star Wars and Indiana Jones movies makes a rainy day so much better!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Rafting the Nile and Zambezi, summiting Mt. Rainier,the slowboat adventure through Northern Laos, and zip lining in Costa Rica.

Teach, Learn, Share

I have a lot of knowledge of international development from my time living in a small village in Tanzania.

Countries I’ve Visited

Costa Rica, France, Kenya, Laos, Malawi, Mexico, Thailand, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Zambia

Countries I’ve Lived In

Tanzania, United States

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