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ORCHID1214

Xiamen, Fujian, China

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Overview

  • 12 Positive References
  • Fluent in Chinese, English, Taiwanese
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Marketing Research(NZ) for self-lubr...
  • University
  • From Xiamen, China
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To learn

ABOUT ME

Searching for happiness and exploring the world developing the depth of her life, no much differences than anyone else deep inside..
I used to do a lot of travel/road trip/mountain trekking at my home country China, have done some rock climbing as well, and enjoyed them all. But never felt enough.

About some years ago I get addicted to sailing, so spent all my weekends for sailing, and have raced in a few sailing regattas in China, won a couple champions in China in 2011.
I decided to come to NZ at the end of 2011, primary for sailing since this is the best place for sailing in the world. I quit my job as a VGM at an american company two months before I came to NZ .
I had a wonderful amazing time in New Zealand for almost two years, that experience had make this country my second homeland.
Then I travelled for a few months in Asia. And then I went back to China, and still miss being aboard!
and I plan to go back to New Zealand in March 2015.

PHILOSOPHY

Life is always hard, why not laugh out loud.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I hang out, I walk around, I see things happening with or without me.

I seriously started looking at this website after attending a couple CS wednesday night's drinks at Welly, New Zealand.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Experiencing it.

Interests

Sailing, Rock Climbing, tramping, biking, kayaking, motor riding, reading, photographing... dancing(like no one's watching! lol )

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Before sunset/ Before sunrise, if I were only to name one or two.

Books: 3 cups of tea, The little prince, My name is red. 1984. 1Q84. The smoke jumper. The horse whisper. The Notebook(I translated it into Chinese just for fun). Narnia.
I read lots of books in chinese version when I was little such as Gone with the wind. Jane Eyre. and lots of such that I don't know the english names.

All of Anny Baby's, and all of Echo's books.

music: Crazy or elegant.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

A sailing trip from Qingdao all the way down to Xiamen China, groups of dolphin go along with you, you are in nowhere but just the sky and ocean.

Teach, Learn, Share

I learn.
I'd love to teach you whatever I know, but I always feel like people know so much more than I do!
I love sharing- sharing is caring as people say!

What I Can Share With Hosts

Stories.
Things that I have learned through my life...

Countries I've Visited

China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand

Countries I've Lived In

China, New Zealand

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