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RECENTLY. I am now travelling through Mexico with my german friend Fabian who I met while hiking in Spain. We would love to meet some of the best hidden places in the mexican states (those stunning spots where tourist don't go, and travellers or locals do explore). If you can host us or teach us a bit more about your state/city/town. Please write us a message. : )
Next stops May-July '16: Yucatán, Quintana Roo, Campeche, Tabasco, Chiapas, Guatemala...
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: Travelling Mexico!
In Mexico city: I can show you where I scape from the chaos, hiking in the forest where few tourist go, play some music, or share a good coffee, chocolate, churros... : )
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
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
Crossing Spain by foot! 1020km through the northern coast! (Camino del Norte de Santiago de Compostela, por la costa). <3
What I Can Share with Hosts
Friends, a good and smooth talk, cooking, spanish phrases... smiles! :)
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Guatemala, Italy, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Monaco, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
Mexico, United States