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Janelle Iglesias

Chase, British Columbia, Canada

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Overview

  • 7 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Kinesiologist
  • Degree in Human Kinetics
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Unfortunately not accepting guests- but am traveling soon so lets meet up!!

SE ASIA TRIP!!! END OF MARCH TO JUNE!!!! Bangkok Chiang Mai Myanmar Chiang Rai Vietnam South Thailand (Tonsai) - diving, climbing areas Bali!

ABOUT ME

first things first.. i like to dance :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMHn25yH3BE

well...I've been thrown into this whole 'traveling' thing.. and to say the least.. i've become THAT person who has a list of things that I want to accomplish in life. I've become inspired and passionate about meeting people and going with the flow with whatever situation life throws my way. I have the willingness to try new things- as I believe that life experience truly makes you an all around person.

PHILOSOPHY

...... i live my life day by day.... spur of the moment.... soaking in every little memory!... because well.... why not!

Live life to the full by seizing any opportunity that comes your way. And if it all goes pear shaped, then at least you have a funny story

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

couch surfing has been FAB! I've used it in Australia- gotten rides from good ole locals- and have been in contact with local people in New Zealand. I've posted activities or 'get togethers' on couch surfing and have met HEAPS of people in doing so... its great... meeting people from all over the world is beyond amazing...

ps... I Will open my house/couch/floor/trees (for hammocks) to those in need when i get settled back home.. as I know I will be in need one day across the world traveling with me myself and my backpack...

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

HEAPS of rides... in australia... I've gotten a few coffee hang outs- as well as one delightful floor in Wanaka, NZ. So far.. so good.

I have recommended it to family and friends because it is the best way to get immersed into the culture and the area.

Interests

Anything outdoors, adventurous, new and exciting. I am an avid rock climber, hiker, runner, sports fanatic as well as DETERMINED to master the art of surfing! Sky diving, bungee jumping, scuba- diving.... facing my fears.. aka swimming with sharks. I like to live on the edge in life, because I'm young and well... why not before I can't?

I cannot wait to travel and see the world with locals from the area.

Music, Movies & Books

I believe that music is the cure for all... It really is an amazing thing. I love any type of music, and thoroughly enjoy listening to underground music. I like to support the 'upcoming' artists before they go mainstream.

Books are delightful to read whenever you need a pick me up. They allow your mind to be at ease: I enjoy reading Autobiography books or non-fictional.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Rock climbing bluffs in a small town of Penticton British Columbia, Canada. At the 150 foot top... the view overlooked the entire Okanagan valley and lakes... while I was hanging from a rope.

New zealand- south island- university- travelled Bluff- fished on a big boat- caught a shark! Queenstown- bungee jumped, milford sound- kayaked, skippers canyon- hiked & slept outside in sleeping bag under stars Catlins- slept outside- learned how to survive

Sunrise surfed!... GOT UP!.. :)

Visiting the Mayan Ruins in Mexico I swam in the open water that overlooked the ocean... for the first time in swimming in the ocean I looked down and could see the entire bottom- Clear as can be, as well as beautiful !!! The awestruck moment hit me when the sun set over the water- I was soaking up the view with great company of the locals.

Teach, Learn, Share

People who have 'done it' before.. and are experienced in what I'm learning.. im 'all ears' when it comes to learning something new, but after a first few times of 'lessons' I can take right off as I'm a quick learner... aka. type A!

I can teach others my 5 years of university knowledge not only the curriculum but my overall experience in the health studies.

Learn.... the more I learn the more i know the more i can teach. there's never enough learning in life.

Share... my experiences, memories, and knowledge I gain from the couches i will surf during my travels. Heaps of stories that will make you laugh- because well.. laughter is the best medicine.

What I Can Share With Hosts

The beautiful country I live in. Hiking, trekking, climbing, exploring!

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, New Zealand

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