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Alison Crosland

Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

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  • 4 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Danish, Portuguese
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • scribbling and thinking and dancing
  • Hispanic and Latin American Studies
  • From Yorkshire, ENGLAND!!!
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About Me




I am 23 and from Yorkshire in the north of England!! I graduated in Hispanic and Latin American Studies from the University of Liverpool in 2014. My studies shaped my interests in politics, anthropology and history. I speak English, Spanish, Portuguese and at the moment I am trying my hand at Danish (jet kan tale lidt dansk). I like doing crafty things like making poetry and art. I am interested in human rights activism and Nordic Noir : ) I currently live in Guanajuato Capital in the state of Guanajuato in Mexico! If you're passing through, give me a shout!!


I live for learning about Latin America and drinking a good cup of tea :D

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I am available to meet up, give tours around the city, and give advice on restaurants and accommodation!


I am completely new to this whole experience but I am excited to become part of this amazing and friendly global community! :D


Cultural anthropology. Writing poems and stuff. Eating great food. Listening to cumbia and world music ☐☐

Music, Movies & Books

Gabriel Garcia Marquez. John Cooper Clark. Performance Poetry. Spoken Word. Jorge Luis Borges. Harry Potter. Games of Thrones. Cumbia psicodelica. Crowded House. Mambo. Anything dance-able.Cheesy pop. Disco. Soul. Jazz. Foreign cinema. Musicals. The Sound of Music. Les Miserables. Disney films. Crime thrillers )really like The Killing and The Bridge).

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I once saw a cheeky dog riding a motorbike wearing sunglasses 😎

Teach, Learn, Share

I am willing to share my English, Spanish and Portuguese skills in return for any other language!!! I am determined to learn every language on earth (or at least the basic phrases). I am particularly interested in learning Germanic and Scandinavian languages right now :)

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Cuba, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Uruguay

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, Mexico, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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