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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, German; learning French, Greek (modern), Thai
  • 52, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • Hospital Administration
  • Degree in Biology and Chemistry
  • From Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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About Me

Dear Couchsurfer,
I am Peter, love nature, cultures, cooking, reading and I'm crazy about music - especially classical music. Long ago I sang in a band and later in the student choir of my universitiy. I have a driving licence and can play 3 chords on the guitar.

Sincerely yours :-)
Peter

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I like travelling and I'm very curious, so I like e.g. to get to know other people, other cultures.

I can't roam the world as often as I would like to. Instead, I can house YOU.

Interests

My girlfriend and I love to travel by jetplane as well as by local transportation. We grab our tent to do a minimalistic bicycle journey every year since we are together. At home in Berlin, we enjoy the inspiring cultural and ethnic diversity of our sizzling city and the calm, simple beauty of its surrounding countryside.

  • arts
  • traveling
  • classical music
  • languages
  • nature
  • reading books
  • ethnic music
  • ethnic food
  • cycle touring
  • classic rock

Music, Movies, and Books

I love Mahler, Beethoven, Mozart, Russian composers, Chris Rea in his early eighties phase, Saga, Pink Floyd and their epigones. Music styles of melodic, rhythmic and tonal complexity that still are tonal and melodic (sunny Chinese folk tunes, Caucasian chord progressions, ... )

movies... so many ... some of the latest: Captain Fantastic, Lion, Moonlight, La La Land, WEIT - Story of a way around the world (crowd-funded German documentary).
or: Once I was, Cera una volta il west, the very first (and only) Star Wars, Elling, ...

books by Charles Nicholl,

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

my first trip to asia changed my life and my vision of the world, my first trip by bicycle to the sea

singing Orff's Carmina Burana with the choir

Teach, Learn, Share

Like to learn new phonetics in new languages

What I Can Share with Hosts

... joy of life ...
... a beer, a meal, a recipie, a couch, ideas, travel plans ...
... a lot of addresses (museums, sightseeing places, restaurants, ...)

Countries I’ve Visited

England, Fiji, France, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Scotland, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany

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