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Alexander Araya

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Overview

  • 37 Positive References1 Negative
  • Fluent in English, German, Portuguese, Spanish; learning French, Italian
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Sociologist and Photographer
  • Current in Ph.D. Studies
  • From San José, Costa Rica
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Create beautiful things...

ABOUT ME

Sociologist, photographer, kind of writer. I love to play chess at Yahoo Games. I love to read. I photograph every single graffiti that I really like. Languages are my addiction. Sometimes I smoke, sometimes I dont. Sometimes I trink beer or wine, sometimes just coffee or tea. Complicated relationship with art, love it and hate it. Communication is my topic of research. Gay and activist. My camera is often a part of my body. Internet steals my time. I want to travel around the world to collect beautiful images that I could remember when I have to die! Bungee-jumping and traveling alone around Brazil are the two things that make me feel really proud.

I used to perform theater, I used to have a radio show, but then I move to Berlin. And by the way, just to see if you pay attention to me, when you want to stay at my place and you send me a request, please tell me how many lifes does a cat have.

PHILOSOPHY

The more I grow up, the less I know...

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

If you need a play to stay and you fulfill the requirements, I could help you:
a) Do not steal
b) Do not kill or eat people*
c) You should contribute in some way to improve myself.
d) You are not the savage party type

* This should be Requirement A but my priorities are dislocated!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have traveled a lot around the world. I know what does it feel to stay in a foreign country and to interact with "strangers". I have learn a lot about being "guest" and being "host". Communication is again the key factor.

Interests

Graffiti, Music, Oper, Theater, Art, Communication, Politics, Environment, Bungee-Jumping, Chess, Languages, Photography, Poker, Food, Literature

Music, Movies & Books

Rufus Wainwright, Yann Tiersen, Tricky, Amy Winehouse, Amanda Palmer, Gogol Bordello, Zucchero, Kylie Minogue, Lila Downs, Calle 13, Caetano Veloso, Miriam Makeba, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Peter Gabriel, Gustavo Cerati, Rammstein, Edith Piaf, Sufjan Stevens, Rita Lee, M.I.A., Youssou N'Dour, Alanis Morissette, Pedro Aznar, Sally Nyolo, Claudio Baglioni, Wir Sind Helden, Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti, Leandro Sapucahy, Bajofondo Tango Club, Miles Davis, Led Zeppelin, Joaquín Sabina, Queen, Uakti, Björk, Ulali, Massive Attack, Kate Nash, Loreena McKennitt, Depeche Mode, Los De Abajo, Bob Marley, The Beatles, PJ Harvey, Suzanne Vega, Emilie Simon, 1 Giant Leap, Leonard Cohen, James Blunt, Tom Waits, The Verve, The Velvet Underground, Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Franti, Moby, Blondie, Regina Spektor, Suba, Sondre Lerche, Dengue Fever, Giorgio Moroder, Robbie Williams, Peter Fox

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I did not kill myself in Venice...

Teach, Learn, Share

Languages
Chess
Photography
Social science and politics

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Costa Rica, Germany

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