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  • 76 references 47 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese; learning Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Teacher
  • Physical Education. Pedagogy. Community Sports Leadership...
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About Me

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Love, kindness, compassion and happiness... =D

I'm a Brazilian, 29 years old, graduated in Physical Education and Pedagogy and a person who loves travelling, talking about education, life.. I'd lived in Ireland for one and a half year and there I discovered this amazing way of travelling that we can enjoy the real world. Nowadays I'm back to Brasilia, my hometown, where I live with my fiancee.

Describe myself is the worst and hardest thing to do...

I love education, school, people, travelling, hitchhiking, etc. I really do believe that the education has the power to create a better reality, improving our way of life and changing the way people see the world. I'd worked with dance e body expression for people with disabilities and over the past couple of years I'd been teaching Physical Education and now I'm a kindergarten class teacher.

So, you will probably hear me talking about some expectations, dreams and also some challenges conspiring to a better education, world and a better life. Sometimes it can be something quite crazy, an utopia or seems to be quite far, but dreaming is a way to believe that we can change and make it better.

I also like to travel, meet new people and the culture about the place. I love calm places where I can have the contact with nature, enjoying the peace and the beauty showed there. That's the kind of place where you can go, relax and keep in contact with yourself.

I believe you need to be opened to everything. All experiences will teach you something special to continue and improve your life. You must be opened to new facts, to try something different everyday, not being afraid to experience the new, the different.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I started my CS experiences in Jan 2014 in Paris, Warsaw and Coimbra. That was amazing to learn and really live these countries, their people, cultures, food... Those experiences were more than just going somewhere to visit attractions, they were opportunities to meet people, new friends, go deeper in every single moment, learn with completely different people.

After a while, CS became much more than that. It's hard to explain this experience but maybe we can just summarise saying that it's a way to meet amazing people that you wouldn't meet in a "common" travel. I would also add hitchhiking as a "plus" to this experience. So many stories lived every single trip.

Everyone should try to experience it (and also hitchhiking =D)!

Interests

Friendship, Nature, Happiness, Education, Health, Psychology, Photography, Music, Art... Silence and ourselves. =)

Music, Movies, and Books

I like Brazilian and Latin music. Acoustic music is also fantastic! I really like movies and books that give you a special message and help you to improve yourself in all aspects.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Trying to don't live only following routines. Trying to live and share happiness every time.

Teach, Learn, Share

How about experiences, happiness and friendship? Everyone is teaching and learning all the time, you just need to know how to see and enjoy the message that you're receiving.

What I Can Share with Hosts

A smile, happiness and good stories =D

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Ireland

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