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I just returned from a very exhausting Job in Bangkok and am trying to recover from that and looking for my next direction in life. I also learned in my time abroad how much i love my hometown Hamburg and would like to share it with you.
My flat is undergoing some changes at the moment too, so this means i might or might not be able to host you. However i will gladly show you around. I consider my self to be an expert about exploring Hamburg from it's water-ways (kayak, stand-up-paddling, whatever), alternative culture, food and some aspects of nightlife.
get my rhythm going
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
Zu viele Blumen wachsen nie!
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Hosting so far, somtimes trying to surf while traveling
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.
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, and 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