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CURRENT MISSION: lot of sailing and salsa dancing basicly :)
Hi everyone! Ok, let´s try.
I´m an ordinary guy by a greek name and a hedonistic personality basicly. born and raised in Sevilla and currently living in Cádiz. I came for work and stayed, I love it here, beautiful and bright city, you´ll love it too.
Public worker for the Enviroment Department of the Andalusia Public Administration. I love all kind of environment, agriculture and outdoor activity, so I enjoy what I do quite a lot.
Although I like to party from time to time, I always try eating and living healthy. Go to the gym, do pilates (a bit of yoga), and eat mostly vegies. I just love beer and a good wine though.
If you are interested in environmental volunteerism and education you may find useful info in the link of the Environment Department of Junta de Andalusia, where I´m currently working:
(please feel free to ask me for help with the language)
My philosofy, Vodka shots and "Fears are stupid, so are regrets"
FAVORITE QUOTES, PROVERBS, SAYINGS:
I like weird people.
The black sheep,
the odd ducks, the rejects,
the loners, the lost,
More often than not,
this people have the
most beautiful souls
Viajar es marcharse de casa,
es vestirse de loco
diciendo todo y nada en una postal.
Es dormir en otra cama,
sentir que el tiempo es corto,
viajar es regresar
CÁDIZ´s LANDMARKS AND HOW TO MOVE AROUND
My favorite hightlighs:
- Alameda. Beautiful and glowing park next to the bay, my favorite place in Cádiz by far.
- Central Market. Best place to get a feel for the locals. Veggies/fruit/fish/meat/local products stalls and tapas/beer/good wine bars.
- Playa Caleta. The sunset there is a must.
-TORRE TAVIRA. It´s a lookout tower, awesome place to take a look to Cádiz.
- Museums in Andalucía
Interesting site about Enviroment and outdoor activities in Andalusia and how to visit and know everything:
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I mainly participate hosting and surfing couches, also helping out in the organization of CS event. Tarifa CS Beach Event is an annual meeting that´ll celebrate its 8th edition this coming june. Also I´ve attended gatherings in almost every country I´ve visited.
I´d like you to tell me why you´re interested in staying at my place, what you liked from my profile, what you´d like to share, etc.
That´ll give you more chances, just that
I discovered CS a few years ago. The thing is that I´ve surfed some couchs in some coutries, and have hosted some many other people.
Ok I started it by hosting people. And then the first surfing experience was in Scandinavia. Just awesome. Nice people who suddently pick me up from stations, offered me their home, their food, their friends.
- salsa dancing
- scuba diving
- solo travel
- wild camping
- sustainable agriculture
- learning surf
Music, Movies, and Books
Cien años de soledad (García Márquez), The lord of the flyes, El Mundo (Juan José Millas), Narciso and Goldmund, Waiting for Godot (Samuel Beckett), La canción del pirata (F.Quiñones), The kite runner ( Khaled Hosseini),
Lion, Woody Allen (all), American Honey (Andre Arnold), Todo es Mentira, The curious case of Benjamin Button, City of God, Lost in Translation, Guantanamera, Habana blues, Gran Torino, A love song for Bobby Long, Amelie, Babel, The Pianist, Talk to her (Almodovar), Into the Wild, Alaska (Claudio Cupellini), Living Las Vegas, The Piano, Vals con Bashir,
Mostly anything, but specially reggea, post-rock, african music in general, and of course SALSA for dancing.
If you´re interested in spanish music, check out this:
Javier Ruibal, Quique Gonzalez, Martíres del Compas, Kiko Veneno, Joaquín Sabina, Manolo García, Niño Josele, Javier Limón, Love of Lesbian, Lori Meyers, Los Rodríguez, Andres Calamaro, .....
My artists list on Spotify: Andrés Calamaro, Bon Iver,Amadou & Mariam, Toni Zenet, Javier Ruibal, Brandown Flowers, Kiko Veneno, Joaquín Sabina, Eddie Vedder, Mogwai, Love of lesbian, God is an austronaut, Femi Kuti, Salif Keita, Giovanni Mirabassi, Joaquín Sabina, Radiohead (of course), Sigur Ros, Manolo Garcia, Manu Chao, Jack Jhonson, The Black Seeds, Coldplay, Daughter, Coque Malla, Quique Gonzalez, Fat Freddy´s Drop, Editors, Juan Luis Guerra, Junip, Nicola Cruz, The National, Niño Josele,
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
To buy a new bicycle to my nephew
Round the World trip´2009
Round the Pacific trip´2011
Camino de Santiago from Porto´2015
Hiking the Routeburn in New Zealand
Sunrise watching at the top of Mount Fuji - Japan
Teach, Learn, Share
About sharing and hanging out my highlight is cousine and good wine/beer.
Did you know that there are two kind of people in the world, the coriander lovers and the coriander haters? I´m definetly in the first group XD
I can teach you how to prepare some typical andalusian dishes. And I wanna learn from you how to cook some typical dishes from your country/region, that would be lovely.
Then we can share those dishes we´ve prepared, accompanied by a magnificent wine or, failing this, just a shitty one XD
We can also share: ceviche (with lots of coriander), pad thai (love it!), Indian cousine (love it!), argentinian mate, Moroccan tea, mexican chile habanero (I grow it), mexican guacamole, spanish paella, Moroccan prunes tajine, cuban mojitos!, ....(in progress)...
We can teach-learn-share many other things though
Countries I’ve Visited
American Samoa, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Denmark, Egypt, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tokelau, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Western Sahara
Countries I’ve Lived In
Belgium, Netherlands, Spain