Desperate French backpacker looking for a place to stay in Byron Bay is inundated with offers from swooning women after posting photos of himself on Facebook
A French tourist looking for a place to stay in tourist hotspot Byron Bay has set locals’ hearts racing with his charming photos.
Thibault Lanier, 27, showed up at the local community council on Tuesday where he asked if shared rooms were available in the area.
However, he probably got more than he bargained for, with dozens of loving women offering him a place to sleep.
French tourist Thibault Lanier (above) shared three photos online along with a message about finding accommodation in Byron Bay
Residents went beyond Mr. Lanier’s comments (above) by praising its beauty on Wednesday.
‘To introduce myself: my name is Thibault, 27 years old, a Frenchie, I just arrived in Australia a week ago. This has been my dream since I was a little boy,” Mr. Lanier’s message began.
“I’m looking for a shared house in the Byron Bay area.
“I am originally a carpenter, my main activity is woodworking, but I am also able to work with everything.”
Mr. Lanier then explained his interests through three photos showing the outdoorsman in nature.
“As an outdoor sports lover, I am always happy to go running, diving, hiking and I am a big fan of water sports (surfing, sailing…),” he said. he writes.
“My friends describe me as an energetic, enthusiastic person, always eager to share good times and discover new things. I’m super respectful and relaxed.
“I am available to meet you and visit your home, as I am already in Byron.
‘See you soon, I hope.’
Commenters (as above) joked about rushing to find space for Mr. Lanier and applauded his charming photos.
Byron residents quickly filled Mr Lanier’s comments with rave reviews of his photos and accommodation deals.
“I think I just heard the collective skip of a heartbeat from countless women across the Shire. I’m sure you’ll be welcomed here with open arms, buddy,” one wrote.
“You look nice, good luck!” I think you’ll get a few calls from people who didn’t realize until now that they needed a roommate,” said another.
Some men joined in the fun and joked about using Mr. Lanier’s photos in dating profiles after the positive response.
“Can I copy and paste your profile picture and say it’s mine please,” one commented.
Mr Lanier (above) said he was already a fan of Byron Bay and wrote that the generous offers “warmed my heart”.
“Local single men don’t stand a chance anymore,” said another.
Mr. Lanier then responded to the comments with good humor, writing that the generous offers “warmed my heart.”
“Haha, thank you very much for your messages and for your help,” he wrote.
‘I hope to find it soon. I already love the people of Byron.