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Stewart and Victoria Norton

Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada

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Overview

  • 9 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, Yue (Cantonese)
  • 31, Other
  • Member since 2010
  • Students
  • University/Graduate
  • From Vancouver for Victoria. Niagara Falls for Stewart
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Since we can't travel right now, we are excited to meet fun people through hosting!

ABOUT ME

We both met while teaching English in China in 2005 and have been inseparable since! We are lucky to have found the travel bug in each other because that is a huge part of both of our lives. In 2006, we travelled around South East Asia and that was amazing. Our favourite country was Laos! Then in the summer of 2010, we did an epic trek to 12 countries and had the best time.

We love to travel. The map below is all the place that Stewart and I have either travelled together or separately :) visited 28 states (12.4%)Create your own visited map of The World or website vertaling duits?

PHILOSOPHY

My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. Oprah Winfrey

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Our first experience with couchsurfing was in Europe and we loved it. Since we've been home we've hosted a bit and really enjoyed that as well :)

We both work two jobs so we are pretty busy. But give us a shout and if we can, we would love to host you!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Since have have no time nor money to travel at the moment, we are trying to give back to the community by hosting whenever we can. We really enjoyed our time surfing couches and can't wait until we can do it again!

| CouchSurfer's Hosted | 4) Natalie | Sweden - May 2012 3) Magnus and Simone | Cologne, Germany - May 2011 2) Ana and Antonio | Valencia, Spain - May 2011 1) Alix | New Zealand - May 2011

| Couches Surfed | 6) Robb | New York City, Usa - July 2010 5) Sabrina | Reykjavik, Iceland - July 2010 4) Zoi | Athens, Greece - July 2010 3) Iddo and Gili | Jerusalem, Israel - June 2010 2) Anthony, Carine & Mathieu | Bordeaux, France - May 2010 1) Magnus and Simone | Cologne, Germany - May 2010

| CouchSurfer's Travelled With | 1) Vivian | Sao Paulo, Brazil - May 2010

Interests

Stewart: Basketball - American Football - Video gaming - Political Theory - Ethnography

Victoria: Sewing - Shopping - Travelling - Scrap-booking - gardening - crocheting

Music, Movies & Books

Victoria - Anything Disney, Hunger Games, Eat Pray Love Stewart - Shawshank, Avatar

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Hiked along the great wall Climbed 3 of China's 5 holy mountains Tackled Bob Dylan Worked at Disneyworld as a Canadian Representative in the Canadian Pavillion Hitch Hiked in Andorra

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach- Marxist Theory Survival Knots The Perfect Pick and Roll

Learn - How to swear in as many languages as possible

What I Can Share With Hosts

We love learning about other cultures and look forward to meeting new and interesting people! Through this experience we can offer our surfers the same... they can learn about Canadian culture during their time spent with us :)

Countries I've Visited

Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Croatia, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Mexico, Morocco, Thailand, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, China

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