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Sherief Azab

Dammam, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

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Overview

  • 7 Positive References
  • Fluent in Arabic, English; learning French
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Engineer
  • University
  • From Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Travel the world!

ABOUT ME

I like challenges, adventures, going to new places and trying new things, I LOVE traveling. One day I'd like to quit my job/take an extended leave and travel the world for a while.

PHILOSOPHY

live each day as your last just do it jump in, head first

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

just getting started; offering a couch and a bed! I mostly surf since I haven't received many requests here in Saudi. Not too easy getting a tourist visa.

visited 32 countries(14.1%)Create your own visited map of The World or Like this? try: Google Protocol

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Great so far! From Doha, Qatar when I had to attend an event and I met my host(ess) Lydia as well as fellow surfer Rachid and other members of the Doha CS community; to Zanzibar, Tanzania with Juma Carlos - he showed me what the island had to offer and I did everything there is to be done on the island with the little time I had. Hanging out with David in Bahrain and Phoebe in Singapore, and last but not least, New Year's Eve in Sydney with Sofia & co! Great night with unbelievable fireworks by the harbour.

An experience that shall be repeated repeatedly for sure.

Interests

cycling/motorbiking, scuba diving, football (soccer), basketball, mountaineering/rock climbing, swimming and learning languages! I suck at the languages part though.

Music, Movies & Books

too many to list - not all that into sci fi though, also used to be into self-help/development/motivational stuff but i'm convinced its a load of crap now so no more.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

skydiving! i jumped out @ an altitude of 14000ft i did standup for a while, was in a movie about its reach here in the middle east, and got the chance to perform in front of vince vaughn and robert de niro at the premier of the movie! i've been to iraq for work and had an insane security escort convoy, pretty cool if you ask me. i also once saw a pride lions devouring a giraffe, in Kruger park (RSA), pretty awesome if you ask me! euro (road) trip from Poland all the way to the south of France! fuel costs raped us but it was well worth it i also managed to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2013! went on another road trip, this time in Australia. Adelaide to Brisbane, tons of stops along the way - the best of which was Sydney for NYE and Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast. I loved the waves. Driving down the pacific coastal highway in California, AMAZING scenery. Raced around Sri Lanka in a Tuk Tuk with 6 other teams, unforgettable memories..

Teach, Learn, Share

mass transit surfing, how to tie a tie, how to look busy doing nothing 101, how to change a flat tire in 5 minutes, how to fold a shirt in under 10 seconds, alphabetizing m&ms, and public speaking.

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Monaco, Nepal, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, United Republic of, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia

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