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Antonio V P Machado

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Overview

  • 14 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese; learning French, Italian, Spanish
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Consultant for multinational consult...
  • Bachelorate in Industrial and Mechan...
  • From Rio de Janeiro
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Visit the maximum of interesting places in the world also meeting interesting people. Teaching the best of me to them and learn a lot from them

ABOUT ME

visited 34 states (15.1%)Create your own visited map of The World or Like this? try: Google Protocol

I'm an open minded person, I'm VERY curious and love to learn and explore a lot of different things and areas of knowledge. I love travelling - my dream is to visit more than 200 countries around the world (yeah, I've seen people who did this, so it is possible! But I'm very far from it...). I can be stubborn, which sometimes can be good because it helps me follow my dreams.

PHILOSOPHY

Shoot for the moon; if you miss it, you might reach the stars

Mind on the moon, but feet on the ground

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Hosting people in my apartment in Rio, Brazil. And also surfing, of course. Currently I'm traveling the Caribbean, but when I go back to Brazil I'd like to attend CS meetings in Rio.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

So far it's been great! I've made good friends both hosting and surfing and the experiences taught me facts about many countries and lifestyle

Interests

Traveling, traveling, traveling. Photography, photography, photography. Reading, reading, reading. Movies. Music (specially blues and 60's rock). Playing the guitar. Art in general. Windsurfing. I love to get to know new cultures and interesting people who also like to explore and learn.

Music, Movies & Books

Books - Jim Rogers' books. Tim Ferriss books. Exploration and travel books. Finance books.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

My 2012-2013 eleven months trip to all the 29 Caribbean countries. It was a big achievement, 29 countries and an entire region of the world

A trip years ago - Me and two friends travelled by car over 2 thousand kilometers from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Montevideo, Uruguay. It was an amazing trip. We got to see so much and to know lots of different cities and people. It was a great month traveling together.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Belgium, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Cuba, Dominican Republic, France, Haiti, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Spain, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, United States

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