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Tuning up my German and Spanish
Travel by the 'Marley doctrine': 'Every little thing is gonna be alright'.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
While traveling I've encountered great hospitality. Now I return the favour by hosting you and showing beautiful Amsterdam.
I host preferably people over 25 years old who are not here for the sex&drugs part of Amsterdam.
Hosted a lot in Amsterdam. Surfed in Vietnam in 2012 and Budapest, Hungary in 2013, Philipinnes and Argentina in 2016. Beautiful journeys, beautiful people!
Couchsurfing is not just a free place to sleep. It's intercultural exchange and having a great time together regardles borders. A brotherhood of mankind. :)
Playing guitar, getting to know strangers, having a social drink in the weekend, hanging out in the Vondelpark, guiding city tours in Amsterdam, going to (rock)concerts, checking out local bands, connecting dots, putting up interesting conversations with a good wine/beer ;-)
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: Memento, Amores Perros, Central do Brazil, Eternal Sunshine on a Spotless Mind, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, City of Ghosts, Indiana Jones, The Truman show.
Music: Fan of the old school Prince, a bit stuck in the '90's rockbands, currently much into gloomy songwriters.
Books: Easy thrillers, Lonely Planets, Footprints, Roughguides, non-fiction regarding Amsterdam :-).
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Showered under rainforest waterfalls, sleaped in desert nomad tents, had a real cold shower after a real cold night in the mountains, got terribly lost in medieval labyrinths, had a SCUBA-dive encounter with a whitetip reefshark and other boring stuff blahdyblahdyblah ;)
Teach, Learn, Share
I'm available for private walking tours and occasionaly group tours in Amsterdam. Giving the phenomenon 'off the beaten track' a new dimention.
I can teach you the basics on guitarplaying, from the edge of your couch.
What I Can Share with Hosts
A good time, a good couch (in fact it's a real bed. Sorry about this)
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Brazil, Cambodia, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Egypt, Finland, Gambia, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Israel, Jordan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In