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Overview

  • 10 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, German, Spanish
  • 39, Female
  • Member since 2006
  • Public Servant (This means "boring office job")
  • Got educated in some stuff but the important bits got lef...
  • From Canberra
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Enjoy the ride.

ABOUT ME

Interested in most things. Not good at sitting still. Like to be out and about and doing things. One of those annoying food people that can't eat gluten or lactose.

PHILOSOPHY

Whoop Whoop!

Life is short and you only got one, go nuts, have fun just don't hurt yourself or others.

Never forget your dreams and never stop reaching for them.

No one on this planet is perfect. If they were, they wouldn't be here. We are all exactly as we are meant to be. We are meant to learn from our experiences and it is OK if we are slow learners. Give yourself a break and enjoy the experience of personal growth.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Had some great people stay with my brother and I (through my brother´s account).

Sometimes it means a lot of time on a computer to sort out the logistics of getting to a couch, but it is worth it for the great people you meet.

Interests

Dancing, snow boarding, surfing, kayaking, wake boarding, hiking, swimming, scuba diving, reading, languages, different perspectives.

  • dancing
  • dining
  • chocolate
  • reading
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • scuba diving
  • swimming
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Musashi. For Whom the Bell Tolls, Water for Elephants. Authors - Charles Dickens, Isabel Allende, Terry Pratchet, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Music: Everything but not the greatest Country & Western or Chinese Opera fan.

Movies: The usual suspects, The shawshank redemption, Fight Club, Life is Beautiful, X-men, Mulan, Crash.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Worked in a chocolate factory for one day and then walked around the streets of Vancouver handing out the chocolates I was given.

Teach, Learn, Share

If you think the grass is greener on the other side, water your own lawn.

Believe positive things will happen and they will.

Trust your gut feelings.

If you wouldn´t let your bestfriend be in your situation, don´t let yourself be in it.

Stay away from really insecure partners. Everyone has their insecurities, but when your partner's insecurities start to restrict your life, get out of there.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Fiji, France, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany

Old School Badges

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