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Live in a world of pain au chocolat
Currently teaching French in Czech Rep : drinking beer and hiking Beskydy :D
Also in love with words and worlds.
And a lot more that cannot be sum up here.
"It is possible because it is impossible.And simple."
David Malouf, Ransom
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I took part in several cultural or sportive meetings: it's the way I started couchsurfing, when I was in Australia for studying.
Then I surfed in Melbourne for 3 days, and went on a trip for one week with two friends of mine and two CS: one of my best CS experience!
I also surfed in Canada last year when I did a roadtrip from Winnipeg to Vancouver and met really nice people.
I surfed in Europe (Sweden, Georgia, Germany), Georgia was really interesting because this way of travelling is pretty new there.
And I also got to host people in Grenoble! (mostly CS I met through my trips before)
Climbing! slacklining! hiking! skiing! snowboarding! even canoeing (I'm seasick^^)! All outdoors sports basically. I take sport as part of my daily life : biking 25km to work, visit villages by hiking, etc. "Fitness" is not for me (the few time I tried, I always broke something on the machine anyway).
Apart from sports, I'm interested in arts, all of them, especially music and dance.
...and literature! I spend lots of time writing and reading.
- outdoor activities
- rock climbing
Music, Movies, and Books
Not so fond of horror movies if I had to precise the kind of movies I like.
Movies recently enjoyed= The Leviathan, The Steamroller and the violin, Kung Fury, Fargo (watched the whole Coen filmography in order to inform myself for a class about Le Festival de Cannes :D)
Few favorites tracks or artists:
- Crazy Diamonds, Pink Floyd
- Astor Piazolla
- Damas, Fakear
- Lost in Amsterdam, Parov Stelar
- Sophie Hunger
- Grand Corps Malade
- Arthur H
- Hubert-Felix Thiefaine
- Trampled by turtles
- Silver Jews
Shakespeare, Robert Musil, FS Fitzgerald, M.Schwob, RL Stevenson, M Proust, Rimbaud, Baudelaire, Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Bohumil Hrabal, Basho, David Berman...
Writers from where I live!
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
The Pound Walk- Ormiston Gorge on the Larapinta trail (Australia)
trad-climbing in Araps, Victoria, Australia
Theater on Ice competition= always amazing
Eat pancakes, maple syrup, bacon and eggs without worrying about my diet because I will cross 6 frozen lakes crosscountryskiing.
Travel to Yukon from Manitoba by bus
Drinking a whole glass of domaci Slivovice
Winning a deer at the Hunters'ball
Run a 10km, 1000m elevation after a night out
Sleeping in a Golf club in Beskydy because I got lost at night
Straznice traditional dance and music festival - 2015
and teach to non-French students :)
Teach, Learn, Share
Can easily teach weird French words and useful expressions :D
and own a pretty good knowledge in cakemaking...
I'd like to be able to play violin with people, I will try to practice more in the future to achieve that!
What I Can Share with Hosts
all the above, maybe more depending on the host!
Countries I’ve Visited
Georgia, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany