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Alex Windle

Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

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Overview

  • 9 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Student
  • School, people, travel
  • From Marietta, Georgia, United States
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

patching together a moped 'n camping tour of the blue ridge parkway. never (successfully) camped before. wish luck.

PHILOSOPHY

Live and let live, and everything will fall into place.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've couchsurfed in France, working on farms and sleeping in barns. If you're familiar with WWOOFING, well, that's what I've done...learning everything from how to thatch a grass roof, to using a scythe to combat great green vegetation invasions, to making medicine and wine out of elderberries.

Interests

Scrabble, checkers, and eventually learning French. Global cuisine. I like to travel, see new places, and shoot the breeze along the way.

Music, Movies & Books

Movie please: The Hours, In the Mood for Love, Days of Being Wild, Cyclo, Lost in Translation, Rosemary's Baby, ALL Korean horror - including Hanyo/The Tale of Two Sisters/Pon, The Golden Hearts - Breaking the Waves/the Idiots/Dancer in the Dark, Funny People, When Harry Met Sally, Kiki's Delivery Service

Book please: recently Murakami, Arundhati Roy, Chon Sang P'yong, Cormac McCarthy, Carson McCullers, Antoine de St-Exupery

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Swimming in Lac d'Ilhou in the mountains of Cauteret, serendipitously meeting long-lost relatives in Central Vietnam, and sighting '80s pop star Nam Hun at my neighborhood bar (think Korean Rod Stewart!).

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Canada, Germany, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Egypt, France, Korea, Republic of

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