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Andrea Alarcon

Bogota, Distrito Capital, Colombia

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French, Italian
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • journalist, social scientist of the ...
  • University of Florida, University of...
  • From Bogota, Colombia
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Teach all of Asia how to salsa

ABOUT ME

Hello! I have been inactive for a couple of years but I'm glad to be back! I was living in DC and quit my job to travel solo through Asia. I love adventures, meeting people, writing about those people, taking many bad photos (hey who knows? Maybe one wold be good) And being an overall cultural geek. Now I am finally back in my lovely hometown of Bogota, ready to host lovely surfers!

PHILOSOPHY

"In so far as men live in obedience to reason, do they always necessarily agree in nature." -Benedict Spinoza, The Ethics.

Interests

rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, caving, cycling, politics, news magazines, writing, the Internet, guitar playing, yoga, wittiness, fondue, Bogotá, salsa dancing, coffee, foreign movies, French, TRAVELING, philosophy, maps, EVERYTHING INTERNATIONAL, stand-up comedy, NOVELS, green tea, banana-based desserts, contemporary art, dinner parties, sociology, airplanes, hot tubs, observatories/telescopes,

Music, Movies & Books

Books: Crime and Punishment, El Alquimista, El amor en los tiempos del colera, A 100 years of solitude, Quatrocento, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, In Cold Blood, La ciudad y los perros, Hiroshima, The Diary of Anne Frank (childhood favorite)
Movies: Amelie, LOTR, La vita e bella, Garden State, Diarios de motocicleta, Crash, Hotel Rwanda, Babel, Volver, The Presitige, Chariots of Fire, Closer, L'Auberge Espagnol, La desconocida, Carne Tremula, Across the Universe, Tommy, August Rush,

Music: Tribalistas, Andres Cepeda, Soda Stereo, Chambao, Fito Paez, Julieta Venegas, Mana, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Nickel Creek, Matisyahu, Dave Matthews, The Shins, The strokes, Frou Frou, RHCP, Queen, Neutral Milk Hotel, Artic Monkeys, Postal Service, The Decemberists, Flaming Lips, The Rapture, Arcade Fire, Belle And Sebastian, The New Pornographers, Beirut, Mika, Santana, Gypsy Kings, Jet, The Dispatch, John Mayer, Zero 7, Coldplay, Rinocerose, Justice, MGMT, Daft Punk....

One Amazing Thing I've Done

David Copperfield made me disappear during his grand finale in a Vegas show. :)

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you Spanish/English/French. I know how to interpret dreams. I can teach you how to salsa dance!

I want to learn how to cook very, very well. Right now I survive, but certainly wish to know way more :)

Countries I've Visited

Aruba, Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Georgia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In

Colombia, United Kingdom, United States

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