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  • 52 references 17 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish; learning French, Russian
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Project/Research coordinator
  • BA in Social Sciences and a MA in Human Rights
  • From Belém, Pará, Brazil
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About Me

I'm from Belém in the Brazilian Amazon, but I'm currently living in Saint Petersburg, Russia. I work as a Project/Research coordinator at a British art organisation for social justice.

I am part of the Couchsurfing community since I was a teenager, so it truly became an important part of my life. I always try to be active on the CS platform by organising weekly events and hang outs.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am usually quite busy with work, but whenever I can I try to host and/or hang out with travellers that are exploring the city where I live in. I love learning about different cultures and ways of life, so participating of this community is truly important in my life.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

CouchSurfing pretty much changed my life, because even though I can not always travel around the world, this website connects me with amazing people from many parts of the world that are coming to Brazil. It's like travelling around the world without leaving your city.

Interests

I am a super curious person, pretty much everything interests me. Especially people, Literature, Cinema, Philosophy, languages, alternative life styles, etc.
I am a good listener, so feel free to share all of your travel experiences with me. I love hearing them!

  • human rights
  • nightlife
  • anthropology
  • philosophy
  • sociology
  • sightseeing
  • culture and history

Music, Movies, and Books

I love movies and documentaries and here are some filmmakers I like (random order): Gaspar Noe, Kubrick, Almodovar, Lars Von Trier, Gus Van Saint, Beni­cio del Toro, Carlos Reygadas, Iñárritu, Alfonso Cuarón, José Padilha, Esmir Filho, Arriaga, Michael Moore, Kieslowski, David Fincher, Woody Allen, Richard Linklater, Michael Winterbottom, Tim Burton, David Lynch, Eduardo Coutinho, Walter Carvalho, Vertov etc. Some of my favorite movies so far are: "2001: a space odyssey", "Donnie Darko", "Y tu mamá también", "Detachment" "Waking Life", "Before Sunrise trilogy", Paradise Lost Doc's I, II, III and "Os famosos e os duendes da morte", "Enter the Void", "Mary and Max", etc. In my hometown Belém, we have the oldest Cinema theater still working in Brazil, it's called Cine Olympia.

Some series I like: Daria, The Handmaid's Tale, Black Mirror, Sense 8, The Inbetweeners, How I met your mother, You, Dark, etc.

I'm pretty open minded about music, I can listen to pretty much anything while I'm drinking, except country and related music genres. But what you will find in my playlist right now is Joy Division, Lebanon Hanover, She Past Away, The Smiths, The Cure, Tears for Fears, Héroes del Silencio, Soda Stereo and Terno Rei.

I love literature, reading is definitely one of the things that opened my mind to the world around me. Some of the author I like in a random order: Kierkgaard, Bertrand Russell, Gabriel Garci­a Marquez, José Saramago, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Machado de Assis, Alvares de Azevedo, Kafka, Goethe, Jostein Gaarden, Edgar Allan Poe, Jack Kerouac, Maquiavel, Nelson Rodrigues, Milan Kundera, Slavoj Zizek, Michel Houellebecq, etc...
Juli Zeh and Stieg Larsson are my personal writing inspirations.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I was born and raised in the Brazilian Amazon!

Teach, Learn, Share

I try to hang out in Brasília as much as possible, it is always so exciting walking around and discovering the city I now live in. I want to learn about all sort of things, I really love getting to know more about different countries and different cultures. I wish I could share great experiences with people from all over the world, because we need to teach, learn and share many things about this crazy world we live in.

What I Can Share with Hosts

A private room/bathroom, exciting conversations about all sort of topics, lots of smiles and maybe drinks in this super hot Brazilian weather.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belize, Chile, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Serbia, Spain, United Kingdom, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil

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