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Family Series: Malin Sjöstedt


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Name: Malin Sjöstedt Age: 26 From: Sweden Role at Sunshinestories: Front Desk & Social Host Words to live by:  Be a spiritual badass: Send out love to strangers, always seek out the lesson and know that happiness is a choice. Favourite thing about Sri Lanka? Absolutely everything! The weather, the beaches, the people, the culture and

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Sunshinestories Family: Sherrie Houghton


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Name: Sherrie “Shezza” Houghton Age: 32 From: NSW Central Coast, Australia. Calls Tofino BC Canada home. Role at Sunshinestories: surf coach & massage therapist Favourite surfboard: 9ft Donald takayama longboard… Currently searching for a new faveourite traditional log style longboard. Words to live by: Share the Stoke, live the dream. Favourite thing about Sri Lanka: Ultimate surf, travel,

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One year anniversary


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The 1st of November 2015 we welcomed the first guests to our surf & yoga retreat. Now it’s one year later and we’re feeling so stoked and happy to be able to celebrate our anniversary with a full house of guests! We’re proud to see what Sunshinestories has become. It’s thanks to all the guests

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Family Series: Elin Hagstein


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Name: Elin Hagstein Age: 24 From: Sweden Role at Sunshinestories: Yoga teacher Favourite thing about Sri Lanka: The food, its diverse beautiful nature, the people and the local buses! Words to live by: Knowing one drop is the first step towards knowing the whole ocean. – Osho What is your yoga background? I started practicing

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Family Series: Joel Lundgren


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Name: Joel Lundgren Age: 35 From: Malmo Sweden Job at sunshinestories: Manager Words to live by: Without music, life would be a mistake   Favorite thing about Sri Lanka: The loving, helpful and super friendly local community. It’s such a different vibe from back home and I really enjoy it. What are your favorite parts

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Family Series: Tosca Wilson


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Name: Tosca Wilson Age: 23 From: New Zealand Job at Sunshinestories: Front Desk & Social Host Words to live by: Wherever you are, be all there & if you can be anything, be kind. Favourite thing about Sri Lanka: The beaches are dreamy and the food amazing! Also the wildlife here is incredible and just

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Family Series: Hanna Bellman


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Name: Hanna Bellman Age: 27 From: Falkenberg, Sweden Job at Sunshinestories: Yoga Teacher Favorite thing about Sri Lanka: The uncrowded waves and the winding train rides!  Words to live by/favorite quote: On my travel adventures two quotes have long inspired me: ”Where there’s a will there’s a way” and ”No falta nada, solo disfrutá” (Nothing

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Family Series: Michael Davies


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Name: Michael Davies Age: 29 From: Newcastle, Australia Job: Surf Coach Words to live by: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” Favorite surf board: My fathers Sam Egan single fin Favorite thing about Sri Lanka: Food, culture, people, surf, heat, and the country itself. What is your surf background? I

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Family Series: Anne Justine Houser


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Name: Anne Justine Age: 23 From: Norway & USA Job at Sunshinestories: I do a little of everything. I’m the front desk person, receptionist, social host, social media manager. Words to live by: Your attitude belongs to you, its your choice to have a good one. Travel often, take risks, smile often and be kind to others.  Favorite things about Sri Lanka: Sometimes living

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Family Series: Kelly Michalak


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Name: Kelly Michalak Age: 34 years young From: Australia Job: Surf coach Words to live by: “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever” -Jacques Yves Cousteau We are all connected… Be kind to our Mother Earth… Oceans & animals Favorite thing about Sri Lanka: Fun, uncrowded waves, sunny days

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