Jaco Langenhoven

Jinja, Eastern, Uganda

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  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English; learning German, Indonesian, Swahili
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Architect
  • Masters in architecture
  • From South Africa
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About Me


Driving across Africa, in a small car.


**Currently i am on a EPIC Roadtrip, with my lady and a friend.
Hope to meet you along the way!!

Welcome to a sneak preview of me. I am an interesting individual with open minded attitude towards life. I am pursuing a serious profession, but adventure takes preference. My experiences comes as a result of my attitude, and if we have the opportunity to meet, you can share in a piece of my journey.


*I have no plan and i stick to it
*Dance like nobody is watching

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


past: I have hosted many many couchsurfers in the past at my places is South Africa and Namibia,...and traveled both to the east and the west to go surf some couches myself
currently: visit CS-ers throughout Africa.




I appreciate art, architecture and culture..... and if there is a pub nearby, i am there. Other interests include the beach, mother nature, philosophy, painting, designing stuff and building it, sightseeing.

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Koyaanisqatsi, Powaqqatsi, Naqoyqatsi, Baraka,
Music: GOA Trance, Psy, D&B, Indie rock, Classical, Min-Tech, lounge, trip hop, Electro, experimental, ambient
Books: Philosophy, adventure, social dynamics

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Driving across Africa in my Toyota Tazz!!
8 Months done and still going strong.

Teach, Learn, Share

Play Outside

What I Can Share with Hosts

Fun company, making food and music, crazy stories, lots of laughter.

Countries I’ve Visited

Angola, Botswana, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Namibia, South Africa

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