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Nik Dennler

Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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Overview

  • 21 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Spanish
  • 22, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • student
  • physics
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

Hello fellows! I describe myself as an open minded, uncomplicated and spontaneous person. Quite often I don't seem like having a plan, but still, mostly I end up the right way somehow :) Growing up near the capital of Switzerland, I lived in Zofingen for a while, a small town near Lucerne. After having been on the road for a few months, I started my physics diploma in Zurich.

My philosophy is, that we are all a part of the same thing, so somehow we are all connected to each other and to everything else. Everything that you put out there will have an effect in some way. Call me naïve, but I believe that if we meet the world with an open mind and an open heart, nothing can hurt us.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

Until now, I used Couchsurfing to meet people and to surf couches during my trip to South America. End of 2012 I arrived in Brazil and wandered with my best friend the backpack around the continent. In about five months I've got a pretty intense impression of Brazil, passed quickly Paraguay and the north of Argentinia, worked a while in Bolivia and hiked Peru. During these times I've met the most amazing and crazy people, to whom I have to thank for this entire trip to have happened! And Couchsurfing did a good hand on meeting those people.

Well now I'm home again, and I am happy to offer what I have. I really enjoy a piece of foreign culture at my place, and it makes me happy to help out a travelling fellow.

Interests

I love the nature and enjoy almost everything that has to do with it.

In summer I enjoy swimming, preferably in the lake or a river, but I also do rock climbing, hiking and bicycling. In winter I do snowboarding, especially freeriding. Best thing EVER!!

Other than that, I really enjoy photography, meeting friends, spending hours laughing, discussing and just having fun together.

Music, Movies & Books

Imagine a life without music!

Books: Hemingway, Hesse, Huxley and many more.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Taking a sip of schnaps while witnessing the rising sun over the top of the world. Not the best idea at 6000m on the third day without sleep, but absolutely worth the experience!

Teach, Learn, Share

experiences, stories, emotions, point of views.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Tunisia, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Switzerland, United States

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