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Jan Wischweh

Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

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Overview

  • 9 Positive References1 Neutral
  • No languages listed
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Mobile Software Engineer (luckily on...
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  • From Hamburg
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

get my rhythm going

ABOUT ME

I think i am a very laid-back and open-minded person, with an intellectual yet witty kind of humor (sorry, but in german only). Although sometimes a bit shy, which others may misinterpret as beeing harsh, I enjoy beeing with interesting people. One might say, that i have a typical northern german character: featuring understatement and overcooledness

PHILOSOPHY

Zu viele Blumen wachsen nie!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Hosting so far, somtimes trying to surf while traveling

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I hosted a few times. My first experience was, that most people were more into getting a free place to sleep, than making a couchsurfing experinece by getting to know each other. Overall thats ok with me, but i would prefer it the other way round.

Interests

All kinds of Watersports. Active doing Whitewater Kayaking and playing Canoepolo. Most recently: trying to pick up surfing.

Playing the clarinet (just started learning)

Food and Cooking.

Politics, Music, Arts.

Watching: American Football, Roller Derby

TV-Series (The recent good stuff from the US): Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: The Big Lebowski, A Serious man (In Fact everything by the coen brothers).

Books: Tschick+In Plüschgewittern(Wolfgang Herrndorf), Herr Lehmann (Sven Regner), Die Vollidioten (Eckard Henscheid), José Saramago, Umberto Eco.

Music: Tocotronic, Jonny Cash, Balkan Beats, (Electro-)Swing, Element of Crime, Dresden Dolls, Bernadette La Hengst, Shantel, Amsterdam Klezmer Band, Iron & Wine, The Decemberists, Architecture in Helsinki, Egotronic, Chicks on Speed, Figli di Madre Ignota, Tom Liwa

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I was very impressed with seeing the underwaterworld of the red sea near Hurghada. It was exactly like watching an animal documentray, only better and closer

Teach, Learn, Share

Teaching: Kayaking, Canoepolo, Lockpicking (for recreational purposes of course!), how to make better Mojitos than Hemmingway

Wanting to learn: Spanish, Surfing, Improving ball-throwing skills. And of course always improving my kayaking-skills. Would love to learn some Kayak-freestyling

What I Can Share With Hosts

I usually force my guests to explore my city by its waterways. Either by using a kayak, stand up paddling or a "Tretboot", depending on how sportive you feel. I can promise: Its one of the best things to do

Countries I've Visited

Cuba, Denmark, Egypt, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Germany

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