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suriaerasmus

Motueka , Tasman

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Overview

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  • Fluent in Afrikaans, English
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • Sea Kayak Guide, Yoga Teacher, Freel...
  • No education listed
  • From Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Profile 45% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To be totally alive until I'm completely dead.

ABOUT ME

Point Dexter. Nerd Trap. Robot. Designer. Space Cadet. Artist. Yoga geek. Dinosaur friend. Secret Alien. Tree Hugger. Child of the World.

PHILOSOPHY

“I am driven by two main philosophies; 
Know more today about the world than I knew yesterday. And lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised at how far that gets you.”
Neil deGrasse Tyson

That quote comes the closest I have ever heard that echoes with my personal philosophy.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I love meeting new people and seeing life from different points of view. I am relatively new to couch-surfing, but not to life as a whole. :P

Interests

Vegetarianism, organic, local, art, design, typography, letterpress, tattoos, piercings, comics, video games, bull terriers, dachshunds, snakes, books, learning new things, languages, love, robots, aliens, the printed page.

Music, Movies & Books

Books:
Terry Pratchett
JRR Tolkien
Douglas Adams
Arthur C Clarke
Issac Asimov
HG Wells
Chuck Phalaniuk
Steven King - but ONLY the Dark Tower series
JK Rowling
Tom Robbins

Movies:
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Star Wars
Lord of the Rings
Inglourious Basterds
Lock, stock and two smoking barrels
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Sin City
X-men & Xmen Origins
Star Trek
Life of Brian

TV:
Invader Zim
Futurama
Community
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia
X-men
Big Bang Theory
Venture Brothers
My Name is Earl
CSI
Walking Dead

Video Games:
Dungeon Siege II
Little Big Planet
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
Super Mario Galaxy
Tetris
Space Invaders
Sacred: Gold
Diablo II
Neverwinter Nights
Legend of Zelda, Twilight Princess

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Climbing into an old limestone cave, not open to tourists, in the Maya Mountains in Belize. Most amazing sacred medicine journey ever. Opened my eyes to so many great opportunities and a reconnecting with Earth energy.

Teach, Learn, Share

Anything outdoors. I love being a guide. Best career choice of all time. Ask me anything about kayaking, rock climbing, natural history and animals. I am a treasure trove of ridiculous facts and information.

Yoga! I am always happy to impart some yogic knowledge. Yoga changed my life and I am always keen to get everyone on the same path.

Graphic Design: I can confidently say that it is the one talent that I was born with. Design, aesthetic, drawing, branding, marketing, you name it.

Random General Knowledge. I am a font of random things you might never have known. I wish I could be the collector of Human Knowledge and study forever. I am one of those weirdos who reads textbooks for fun.

Countries I've Visited

Belize, Canada, Egypt, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Lesotho, Mexico, Mozambique, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Swaziland, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Zimbabwe

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, Thailand

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