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One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. "Which road do I take?" she asked. "Where do you want to go?" was his response. "I don't know," Alice answered. "Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
Sing loud for the sunshine, pray hard for the rain. And show your love for Lady Nature. And she will come back again. - Page & Plant
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I like to share the love by sharing my couch! I live with my guy and our two dogs in New Zealand in a small town about 3 hours south of Christchurch!
I host people sporadically - when I have time and when I am around. I work in Turkey every other month so am only in NZ some of the time. I also love meeting people for coffee etc and expeditions when I'm travelling myself.
I prefer surfers who are easy going, not evil and who don't have attitude problems! Also, I get tired very quickly of people who always complain! If you are happy and laid back I'm sure I'll love your company!
I don't have time for Couch Surfers who are only in this to save money and to get a free bed. It is always nice to spend time and have a conversation and a meal/wine/coffee or similar :) Also, unfortunately I don't host people who don't have reviews...I am a girl and often home on my own so have to keep it real and be safe! Having said that, I would love to meet you for coffee or similar if you don't have a review so that I can give you your first! Sorry if I sound evil!! I promise I am not! Just want to keep this a happy community full of great experiences!
I really love the concept of Couch Surfing. I joined in 2011 and hosted a couple of people in New Zealand which was fun because it allowed me to see my country through different eyes! I moved to Addis Ababa at the end of 2011 and hosted a couple of people. I was also happy to have met some wonderful people in Addis through Couch Surfing - it's was fantastic to have people to share my experiences with. I am now back in NZ, working overseas about half of the time. So I may or may not be able to host! Be sure to send me a message to check!
Travelling, skiing, 4WDriving, tramping, geology, adventuring in general, cooking, fashion, reading, baking, shoes!
- scuba diving
Music, Movies, and Books
The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Florence and the Machine, Lykke Li, Jimmi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Kate Nash, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Regina Spektor, Modest Mouse, Kings of Leon, Feist, Sia, Calexico, The Decemberists, Lisa Mitchell, LadyHawke, Ingrid Michaelson, Timbuktu, Adele, Sigor Ros....
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
A month skiing the Matterhorn in Switzerland, scuba diving in the Red Sea, bathing in the Indian Ocean in Kenya, trekking in the mountains in Ethiopia....
Teach, Learn, Share
I enjoy all people who aren't mean or evil! I love hearing about the stories and adventures of others
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Kenya, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Ethiopia, New Zealand, Turkey