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  • 186 References 162 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Norwegian; learning German
  • 80, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Retired but still doing work as Communication consultent
  • Learning during my life
  • No hometown listed
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About Me


Living a good life in ouer bautifull world.


About me: Worked own business and married to Mary for more then 50 years. We have 4 sons and 11 grandchildren 1th of August 2008 Mary moved to a home for Altzheimer desease. Fatmata (50) from Liberia I in Norway name "The African Queen) supported Mary and keep Svein's house on Prestholmen (the Island) running. Fatmata moved together with her daugther in Bergen June 2009 and from there support Svein to keep his house running.
Year 2014 20th of May, Mary passed away. Fatmata visit often and I care what is. People stayed my place - Look book "Family of the world". I give accommodation for friends from past. So keep in touch to mail


Make people happy - Family of blood are often to busy spending time with "Great Granny". I welcome the most of friends as mine and your's "new" family of the world and help keep this world beautifull.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Year 2007-2011 I host more then 400 people from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, England, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lituenia, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Japan, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Slovacia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Tunis, Ucraine, United States and Venezuela.
Look book Family of the world 2006 to 2011:


Couchsurfing keep feeling of
holiday, travels and freedom alive!

Link couchsurfing experience 2007:

Autum pictures from Island Prestholmen October 2008:

Pictures Cs2008:

Greetings X-mas 2008:

Svein 3 nigths in Beijing Mars 2009:

Pictures cs and friends 2009
Travel Spain - Budapest - Romania:

Book 2011 "Family of the World"
104 pages for PDF download from link


History + +

  • books
  • running
  • traveling
  • business
  • history

Music, Movies, and Books

Jazz - Classic piano - Fazil Say - Rachmaninoff - List - Beethoven - Dolly Parton ........

Teach, Learn, Share

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

England, Norway

Old School Badges

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