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Overview

  • 7 references 7 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English; learning Sotho, Zulu
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • Writer and researcher
  • Degree in Political Sciences
  • From Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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About Me

Hi!

I am a traveler and I try to hitchhike and experience as much of South Africa as possible. Whilst occasionally when life permits, l am also found traveling the world to learn more about our wonderful human condition.

I am usually found either at my University studying or traveling in my country or in other countries across the world.

Words that define me are impermanence and change, for all we have is the current moment.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To prove to myself that humanity is one being and that not all the negative news about humanity that we hear is true.

Trying to stay as close to the local experience as I possibly can when I travel, whilst also offering the closest local experience to my Couch Surfing guests.

This is the best way to meet great people and to learn about their culture and ways, their is in my opinion no other way of doing that than on Couch Surfer

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hitchhiked across most of Europe and been backpacking through India. Seen most of South Africa with only a backpack, my thumb for lifts and the goodwill of strangers for accommodation. Don't feel I have seen enough.

Teach, Learn, Share

What I can offer Surfers that wish to visit me is a true experience in communal living. I can also help you with any tips or advice you need for your trip around South Africa.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I have many stories to share and am always in the mood to learn about people, their worldviews and the curios differences we have and share.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Botswana, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, India, Italy, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, Switzerland

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Africa

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