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Study, try to make some money and travel!
I'm currently living in Brasília, but I'm from Belém in the Amazon. So that's why my profile may sound a little confusing :p
It's hard to describe myself here, cause I don't even know all about me! But... Let me give it a try!
Since an early age, I always felt very connected with all kind of different stuff, I always hated normality. When I was a kid, I used to get SO amazed by people who didn't follow what was considered normal. In elementary and high school, I was that girl who only wore black clothes, who had piercings, you know typical weirdo hahaha Since an early age I was interested in culture and history, maybe that's why I ended choosing to become an Anthropologist (Yeah, my family still find it hard to understand wtf I study :p)
To be honest, I'm an awful Brazilian, cause I don't know how to dance (not even samba) but I miserably try after some drinks, I dont feel comfortable wearing small bikinis, I have no religion and I don't dream about getting married and having kids. Despite all the critics I have about my country (and our western society in general), I do love Brazil and I think it's one of the most exotic and interesting places to visit in the world! My city Belém is crazy interesting, if you ever have the chance of coming to visit here, please don't miss it! :D
Carpe diem - always. Maybe that's why I can't never refuse a beer! :p
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I am always available to show some interesting places in my city, our amazing museums and anything about culture around Belem city!
CouchSurfing pretty much changed my life, cause even tho I don't have enough money to travel around the world now, this website connects me with awesome people from many parts of the world that are coming to Belém! It's like travelling around the world without leaving your hometown! :D
I'm a super curious person, pretty much everything interest me. Especially people, Literature, Cinema, Philosophy, languages, alternative life styles, body modification, etc.
I'm a good listener, so feel free to share all your travel experiences. This stories are always really awesome to hear about!
Music, Movies, and Books
I love movies and documentaries and here is some filmmakers I like (random order): 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 and etc. Some of my recent favorite movies so far are "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", In my city Belém, we have the oldest Cinema theater still working in Brazil, called Cine Olympia!
Some series I like: Daria, Orphan Black, Black Mirror, Sense 8, etc.
I'm pretty open minded about music, I listen to Post/Punk, grunge, Metal, Indie to Jazz, Blues and Dubstep, Hip-hop, Reggae, Bossa Nova, Samba, MangueBeat, Bachata, Reggaeton, Cumbia etc.
I love literature, reading is def one of the things that opened my mind to the world around me. Some of the author I like in a random order: Kierkgaard, Socrates, Sartre, Platon, Foucault, Turgueniev, Pola Oloixarac, 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 etc...
Juli Zeh is and Stieg Larsson are my inspirations!
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I grow up in the Brazilian Amazon!
I met people from all over the world without leaving my hometown, all this through Couchsurfing!
Teach, Learn, Share
I'm always willing to hang out in Belem, I'ts always so exciting walking around and rediscovering the place that I 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!
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Belize, Mexico, Uruguay
Countries I’ve Lived In