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Peet van Staden

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English; learning Chinese (Simplified)
  • 23, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Student
  • Getting there
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Learning Mandarin Chinese!!!

ABOUT ME

Wazzup.

Most important fact: Ice cream is life.

I like experiencing the world, I am a curious person, and do enjoy seeing and experiencing things.

I, however, do have things I like to do, and things I do not like to do, as do we all. I can be fussy (most of us can be), but I am also very easy and laid back.

I am currently 20, After I finished high school I went to live in Bangkok, Thailand for a year, working at an international school. This was meant to be my one GAP year, but as I fell inlove with the world, I decided another year in China should be in order before I pursue my studies. In China I learnt Chinese, 我会说一点点汉语, I love the language, I think it is very interesting!

In 2013 I return to South Africa to attend film school in Cape Town. I am also very excited for this, and hope that I can bring to my future class mates all my experiences I have had in my two years abroad, and of those I have met!

So , please share all your experiences with me! :)

PHILOSOPHY

Dont rush it, you only live once!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

visited 11 states (4.88%)Create your own visited map of The World or Like this? try: Mapped Web

Not sure what to write here :P I host, i surf. I have surfed with a few people, and have hosted a few. I have also visited the odd meeting now and then, but life has been busy.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I am still exploring couchsurfing, and although I have been on it a while, I haven't really used it to it's fullest extent as of yet. But, I do find it a handy tool to be part of! It allows one to make a lot of friends! and learn from a lot of people's experiences! Have to love that!

Interests

Interest, I have quite a few.

I enjoy watching movies, listening to music, who of us doesn't?

I love languages, and cultures, travelling and just being. :P make sense? life is life.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies:
Love of Siam
Sweeney Todd
Pan's Labyrinth
Moulin Rouge

... 等等 ... and more

Books:
The Book Thief and loads more

Music:
Jazz, classical, lol Korean pop - blush - haha anything really

One Amazing Thing I've Done

not sure! travelling through India was pretty amazing! :) haha Taj Mahal has got to be on there :P haha

Countries I've Visited

China, India, Malaysia, Réunion, Singapore, Thailand, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

China, South Africa, Thailand

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