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Making it to the Far East
more about me: originally Italian but moved to the US in 2004 to attend graduate school.
words can become poems. I heard there is an elusive harmony of love and truth playing somewhere. and am trying to tune in.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I will be happy to contribute -- you should just be so lucky to catch me in the place you'd like me to be.
08/24/2013 update: I am currently living in Beverly, MA, 1 mile from Salem, MA and not too far from Boston (easy to reach by commuter rail).
12/30/2014 I am now living in Colorado.
I had a couple of experiences for now and they were all positive.
Arts, philosophy, politics and political activism, martial arts, horseback riding, polo, scuba diving, nature, food, wine tasting, sushi, shapes, sounds, sentiments, cultures, staring at details, my friends and meeting new ones.
- wine tasting
- scuba diving
- martial arts
Music, Movies, and Books
der Mann onhe Eigenschaften, Lolita, a clockwork orange, Rayuela, Il partigiano Johnny, Emily Dickinson,kafka, War and Peace, Stefano Benni, Thomas Mann (especially Tonio K.), Brothers Karamazov...
I really really love Music [and elusive harmonies ;)]: leonard cohen, fabrizio de andre', catpower, tool, hendrix, thepolice,noa, mahler, the old ludwig van -- and more.
Movies: Der Himmel über Berlin, theBlues Brothers,Waltz with Bashir, Pane e Tulipani, Ghost dog, the Bruce Lee flicks, all Kubrick, many Herzog's, Woman next door, spaghetti western, million dollar baby, the sting, black stallion
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Amazing things can be so tiny and hidden in the everyday life, but to keep in with the spirit of this website, I would say that The Everglades Swamps were rather impressive, almost a trip to prehistory.
Thought of adopting a "puppy" but the little one wouldnt have fitted in the car.
Teach, Learn, Share
I like to talk, and especially.. talk, about literature, philosophy, music, exhibits, movies... I've had the great privilege of having been enriched by the exchange with wonderful people from many places in the world and I got addicted.
I've been practicing Kung-fu, with elements of Zen Buddhism, for 16 years now and am pretty loquacious about that, too. Eager to learn and pass on my two-cents. always with a beginner's mind :)
Am not too good with manual occupations but I can put together an italian meal [wt japanese accents] and I can teach Italian and Barese dialect to whoever should be interested.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Canada, Cayman Islands, France, Germany, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Germany, Italy, United States