Andrea Ferreiro

Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

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About Me

I grew up in Mexico City , in a neighborhood in the Ajusco surrounded by woods and a beautiful view. My mom taught me to love the water before walking , so I've been a swimmer since almost my birth. During my childhood, I use to camp with my neighbors in our home backyards for weeks, we rode our bicycles and played outside all day long, so there is where my wild spirt comes from.

I'm an audiovisual producer with particular studies and interests in sound design, sound recording and sound postproduction for films. I normally work as a freelance recording TV shows, making scripts, producing videoclips and more. But the most important, I am passionate about transmiting, sharing and learning all kinds of knowledge, so trying to understand the world is my favorite activity.

I love hearing all kind of well-made music (my fav now is folk, gypsy jazz and R&B). I play some guitar, keyboard and ukulele (all self-taught). Music is my loyal companion and my favorite language.

I am adventurous, curious, friendly, open, free and a happy girl.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

NOW: It's always nice to share a little with the locals and other travelers! I am going to hike the route of Santiago de Compostela (from Irún to Finisterre in October-November) and subsequently —if I'm still alive— I'll seek to do some volunteer work in Croatia, Romania, or any other place in eastern Europe! : )

In Mexico: We can discover some places together, or I can show you where I scape from the chaos.


Sound, travel, culture, science, art, music, education. Bikes, swimming, surf, forest, rivers, small towns, snow. Movies, sitcoms, tv shows, sound engineering, sound design, filming, editing, photography, radio. Reading, writing. Languages, programming, architecture. Hanging out, walking, hiking, meeting... learning, sharing.

Music, Movies, and Books

Well-made music.
Recommend: Blaine Long (Arizona), Baganush (Mexico city), T Sisters (Oakland), Bobby McFerrin (New York), John Butler (Australia), Bon Iver (Minnesota), Toe (Japan), Pomplamoose (Northern California), and we can talk about others…

Creative and weird books.
Recommend: "Viajes en la América Ignota", Jorge Ibargüengoitia. "Los culpables", Juan Villoro. "Tales from the White Hart", Arthur C. Clarke. "Ensaio sobre a cegueira", José Saramago. "When Nietzsche Wept", Irvin D. Yalom. "El Narrador", Walter Benjamin. "Ecclesiastes", the book in the Bible…

Science fiction and comedy movies.
Recommend (there are too many!):
"Le Grand Bleu" by Luc Besson. "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by David Fincher. "Memento" and "Inception" by Christopher Nolan. "The Machinist" by Brad Anderson. "The Sweet Hereafter" by Atom Egoyan. "Taxi Driver" by Martin Scorsese. "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" by Michel Gondry. "Sound of Noise" by Ola Simonsson and Johannes Stjärne Nilsson. "Palermo Shooting" by Wim Wenders. "Delicatessen" by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet. "Into the Wild" by Sean Penn. "Airplane" by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker. "Seven Psychopaths" by Martin McDonagh. "Blade Runner" by Ridley Scott. "Chungking Express" and "My Blueberry Nights" by Wong Kar Wai. "Singin' in the Rain" by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly. "Twelve Monkeys" and "Brazil" by Terry Gilliam. "Everything is Illuminated" by Live Schreiber. "As It Is in Heaven" by Kay Pollak. "Waking life" and "A Scanner Darkly" by Richard Linklater. "Fanny and Alexander" and "Persona" by Ingmar Bergman. "Stellet Licht" by Carlos Reygadas. "Left Luggage" by Jeroen Krabbé. "Citizen Kane" by Orson Welles. "M" by Fritz Lang. "Chocolat" by Lasse Hallström. "Midnight in Paris" by Woody Allen...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

It's more about solidarity and support between travelers…

Running at 02:00 am in Prague after being rescued from the Czech police by an unknown traveler from Azerbaijan who paid my fine (not sure jet what I did wrong), spoke with the police and retrieved my passport , I had been trapped there at least an hour and a half trying to understand why I was there. The police and my fabulous rescuer didn't spoke english or any other language I know. Was such a weird but awesome experience.

The reason I was there after midnight was that there were no trains available from Nürnberg, Germany, so I took the bus at night that took more than thought. Ha! I learned... and I do love my trip in Czech Republic!

Teach, Learn, Share

A good and smooth talk.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Fun, good stories, cooking, languages, smiles!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belize, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Monaco, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Mexico, United States

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