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I am a friendly, laid back guy with a very casual lifestyle. I like to laugh, eat, socialise, sleep and just enjoy life.
Although it shouldn’t be necessary to mention this in 2023, I am a gay guy. Couchsurfing is not a dating site and I host a wide variety of surfers as you can see from my profile, including a few Couchsurfing ambassadors.
I grew up in Cape Town and Stellenbosch (on the wine route) and know it extremely well so I can help you a lot to plan your time here based on what you like, for example beaches, hikes, restaurants, etc.
Don’t expect: Routine, fixed schedules, a lot of privacy.
Expect: Lots of conversation, spontaneity, chilling out and going to sleep later rather than earlier. I normally don’t get up very early :)
My generosity will depend totally on you and if you embrace the spirit of ‘give and take’.
You are a total stranger to me and your COUCH REQUEST is my first impression of you. As a start, use my name. I want to know who you are so please tell me a bit more about yourself. Nowadays everyone says they are open minded but what does that mean to you? I want you to be yourself as I have seen everything and I like authentic people.
Please tell me what common interests we have and why I should host you. I make a real effort to ensure it is comfortable, clean and ready for you. Appreciation goes a long way.
I get a lot of surfing requests because I live very close to the beach and tourist attractions so personal and proper surfing requests stand out.
I prefer surfers who have hosted before as they understand what it is like to host and embrace the spirit of “give and take”.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
To meet interesting and genuine travellers.
Music, Movies, and Books
MOVIES: Thrillers, Comedies, Action, Animation.
BOOKS: Thrillers, Autobiographies, Human Behavior.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Hang gliding in Rio. Paragliding. Climbing Sydney Harbor Bridge. Treetop walks in Ghana. Diving in Maldives. Houseboat on Lake Kariba. Seeing the big 5. Surviving 2 near fatal car accidents.
Teach, Learn, Share
I like a balance between spending time with surfers and you doing your own thing as an independent traveler.
My apartment is very centrally located in Sea Point and almost on the beachfront. Most places are a short walk away.
If partying / clubbing / drugs is your thing it is great but then I am not the best host for you.
I can host for 2/3 nights for starters and if things work out and we have common interests you might be able to stay longer.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Help, respect, consideration, good manners and good company.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Cabo Verde, China, England, Ghana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritius, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Zimbabwe
Countries I’ve Lived In