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Name: Brian
Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand
Location: Palm Springs, California, USA
Join Date: July 21, 2014
Contributions: Besandri has written about 90 places, shared 1,955 photos, left 2,279 comments, and smiled 50,255 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, meeting other people to travel with, showing people around my hometown, sharing travel tips and blogs
Travel Plans
Palm Springs, California, USA
Apr 30, 2017 – May 1, 2017
California: #Exchange: 18D. Indian Wells Golf Course, backyard pool looks over the golf course and the Santa Rosa Mountains Range.
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
May 1, 2017 – May 14, 2017
North Carolina: #Exchange South Charlotte
Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA
May 15, 2017 – May 23, 2017
North Carolina: #planning
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Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
Only English unfortunately as there are lots that I would like to learn. Trying to learn Spanish. Failed attempt at Afrikaans.
Books you might find in my backpack
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
+ South African game parks, canoeing down the Zambezi river.
+ China: Beijing, Yellow Mountains - Huangshan.
+ Cabo San Lucas.. What a place
+ Banff - Jasper, the scenery is magnificent
- Being Shanghaied in Shanghai, you just have to watch those coffee shops
Lots of travel planned as I am now retired.
Love the outdoors, nature and wildlife and seeing new countries.
Not so keen to see buildings and museums.
Love the summers and I don't like winters.
I prefer to stay in basic accommodation.
lauro says:
ugh i looked at the map its like youre almost in the netherlands!
Posted on: Apr 24, 2017
lauro says:
when you said europe - i looked at your travel destination lol - you'd be in münster - i live 1.5 hours away!
Posted on: Apr 22, 2017
lauro says:
lol ugh i'll never hear the end of it! lol

sheesh i know what you mean :( southern means warmer :( im already looking at possibilites where i can move in the next few years with the same wuality of lifestyle i have here in germany, its good but the weather makes me so tired and sometimes depressive coz the lack of sun.

so now youre settled?
Posted on: Apr 19, 2017
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Besandri's Travel Blogs

Aug 30, 2016 – Nov 05, 2016
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