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Annissa Gultom

Kuta, Bali (Lesser Sunda), Indonesia

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  • 33 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Indonesian; learning Arabic
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • people pay me to think of something ...
  • High enough to get me underpaid in Asia
  • No hometown listed
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About Me


East Indonesia :)


I'm a Museum-Nerd with an odd mix of real fun.

I came back to Indonesia on August 2010, was moving around in some parts of Indonesia and currently residing in Bali, hopefully for as long as I can hehe

I was an international student in a U.S master program hoping to get the most out of my stay in US by joining CS. Through CS I have met new friends and even BEST friends.

I graduated in May 2010 and then after that I traveled to a few places in Asia, either for pleasure or just for a temp (fun) work.

I love experiencing new things as long as it not criminal or would not get me killed.

I think a cold shower right after a hot bubble bath is a gift of life.

I'm quite honest, blunt and can be RUDE-ly honest.

I think I'm pretty much easy going but half of the time I'm not.



"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean--neither more nor less." [Lewis Carrol, The Adventure of Alice in Wonderland]

Thinking of existentialism, why am I a Fox? not a horse? How could a Fox be happy without -forgive the expression- a chicken in his teeth? [George C as Mr. Fox, in The Fantastic Mr. Fox]

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I am an avid guide for Philadelphia, and for areas with archaeological sites in Java, Bali and Jambi of Sumatera in Indonesia. I can definitely show you around.


My first CS hosting experience was one French CSer + one U.S CSer + a homeless girl whom we met on the way back from a night out. It was a cold night between fall and winter and small rains falling throughout the evening. So we took the homeless girl in and stayed over at my place.


comedy, eddie izzard, funny people, diving, south america, india, hindu-buddhist art and architecture, museums, historic places, beaches, odd artworks, bamboo

Music, Movies & Books

MOVIES: - Fantastic Mr. Fox and all Wes Anderson's work - Forgetting sarah marshall - The graduate - 500 days of summer - any of morgan freeman's movie

MUSIC: almost any, 60's and 90's very special for me though, and i'm not into buying techno music although I may dance to it in clubs

BOOKS: any but the Twilight series

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Got paid to join a dig on the site where they found the first remains of Homo erectus (the missing link in the evolution of man) in Java.

Had a Tom Cruise-Katie Holmes reenactment moment on Eiffel tower [blushed], then the security came and said "we're going to close in 5 minutes"

Teach, Learn, Share

lets TEACH each other our different culture and LEARN anything that should come up between us then SHARE it with whomever who will sit and finished the proposed poison for the night! but water can do as well.

Countries I've Visited

France, Indonesia, Thailand, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Indonesia, United States

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