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Overview

  • 43 References 11 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Swahili; learning French, Japanese, Spanish
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Photographer and Architect
  • Masters
  • From Mombasa, Kenya
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

I have been living and working in Sydney as an Architect for the past three years!! I am eager to meet couch surfers again as I have been offline for too long...

I was born in Kenya and I have traveled extensively for half of my life, although there is a time coming up soon where I will be traveling solo for over a year to all the countries that I have not been to.

I love listening to music, exploring the world around me and learning about different cultures. I believe that you can learn something new from each person and this website is a lovely platform for that.

I enjoy the arts, drinking coffee, the beach, movies, people, places and food!

I am very friendly, down to earth, honest and open minded. I love having great and meaningful connections with people and learning from each other.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I love meeting new people that have similar interests and are open minded!

I have been couch surfing since 2010 when I met some people in a hostel in the Philippines and instantly I became addicted to it, not because of the hosts but the community aspect of sharing.

I have made some incredible friends through this platform as well as a number of strangers who have helped me through my travels and I have done the same back.

I do believe that the world needs to share more kindness and love with each other as a community.

[I will start hosting in January after the holidays!]

Interests

Being spontaneous and discovering new things constantly, the perfect photograph, priceless art, funny people, a great surf session, sunrises and sunsets, moments that you never forget, oranges, backpacking and being free, talking to strangers, laughing endlessly, the wind, the sand and the ocean.

  • arts
  • photography
  • music festivals
  • coffee
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • extreme sports
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Into the Wild, Kill Bill, Magnolia, Crash, Blood Diamond, City of God, Pan's Labyrinth, Hayao Miyazaki and Tim Burton films, Cartoons, Comics, very old black and white films, Beasts of a Southern Wild.

Electronic and chill, dubstep, great Jazz musicians, Ray Charles, Armstrong, Jackson, Easy listening, Bob Marley and new raggae, Lauryn Hill, Chilli peppers, great african/south american/asian beats, drums, Femi Kuti, Janis Joplin, k.d.lang, angelique kidjo, dj's.

Khalil Gibran, Paulo Coelho, Roald Dahl, Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Ono no Komachi and other great Japanese writers.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I think it is amazing that the word amazing sounds like 'a maze'...

Teach, Learn, Share

Desiderata by Max Ehrmann

What I Can Share with Hosts

I am a great cook! :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Bahrain, Canada, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Malaysia, Namibia, Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Kenya, United Kingdom

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