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Katharina G.

Dresden, Saxony, Germany

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Overview

  • 14 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German, Swedish; learning French, Icelandic, Latin
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • No occupation listed
  • Hydrology at TU Dresden
  • From Berlin / Germany
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

spring in Dresden and hiking season starts again

ABOUT ME

I have been travelling around a lot since I have been very small. I stayed a year in England and Sweden, did several workcamps in Iceland, Russia and Kenya and always tried to meet new people. Born in Berlin (which people mostly forget), stayed there for 20 years and then moved to Dresden in September 2006. Since then lived in Munich and Bremerhaven for a couple of months and got back to Dresden in November 2013.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Most people say that Im actually pretty active in the Dresden/Munich group. I try to answer questions and help out whenever its possible as I would love to get the same feedback when I'm visiting or new in another town and/or country.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

So far i have just hosted one person in Uppsala for a night and 2 people in Dresden. Unfortunately my living situation was not so good to host anyone since a while. Besides hosting people i attend CS regular meetings (but no monthly meetings) and activities as often as i can. I have been active in the CS groups in Uppsala, Munich, Bremerhaven and Dresden.

Events that I have (co)-organised within DRESDEN group: 19.05.12 Hike from Rathen to Hohnstein and Bastei 01.07.12 with ESN Dresden: Rafting tour on the River Elbe 25.08.12 Hike to Carolafelsen and Frienstein 20.11.13 Visit Ice-hockey game in Dresden: Eislöwen vs. Riessersee 25.11.13 OV Sneak Preview in Dresden 09.05.14 Hike to Brand and Hohnstein

Events that I have (co)-organised within MUNICH group: 01.01.13 Visit of the New Year's Ski Jumping Event in Garmisch-Partenkirchen 03.02.13 Winter hike from Unterammergau to Oberammergau 15.02.13 CS meeting in Cafe Mozart 16.03.13 Winter hike Spitzingsee - Untere Firstalm 28.03.13 Visit of Residenzmuseum in Munich 04.04.13 with David: Visit of the Ettal Monastry and Linderhof Palace 06.04.13 Winter hike from Tegernsee to Galaun 15.05.13 Visit of Nymphenburg Palace 22./23.06.13 2-days hiking trip to Schachen/Meilerhütte 07.07.13 Hike to Schafkopf 13.07.13 Day trip to Chiemsee and Herrenchiemsee Palace 21.09.13 Hike to Jochberg 26.10.13 Hike to Ochsenälpeleskopf

...to be continued...

Interests

I am really interested in meeting new people and travelling around a lot. I try to do that as much as possible but money is rather short as a University student.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I have been on a glacier walk in Norway on the Briksdalsbreen for 2 hours and had the "luck" to see people falling down into the glacier....sounds weird but I like glaciers so much that it was very interesting to see what is done when people really fall into it.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City State

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom

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