Couchsurfing: Zurich

Posted by on May 9, 2012

Way back in Indonesia more than a year and a half ago, Greg and I were waiting on a ferry to take us to island snorkeling diving paradise.

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Surrounded by laughing Indonesian kids as she also waited for the boat to the Togeans, J’ana would go from a stranger in the port to a constant hiking/boating/board game partner once we were in the islands and beyond.

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After traveling together for a bit, then, how could I pass up the opportunity to CouchSurf with her and her boyfriend and their two roommates in Zurich. I was already in Austria anyways, after all, just next door!

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I’ve had some excellent hosts before in my CouchSurfing experiences, but these guys were among the very best. We hiked, cross-country skiied, visit ancient Roman forts and fashion hilltop cafes.

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Then the very last night, to top it all off, a chance grocery store encounter becomes a spontaneous CouchSurfing dinner party.

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While CouchSurfing itself is already awesome, staying with somebody you’re already friends with makes it even better!

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