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Antonio Santos

Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil

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Overview

  • 4 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in Portuguese; learning English, French, Italian
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • living, loving, learning... Trekkin...
  • Photographer
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

spiritual evolution

ABOUT ME

I am a very passionate person, with a youthful and extroverted spirit. I like to experience different cultures. I really like to travel because I am a trekking guide, so I am always in movement! I am a man impassioned for life, and I believe in travel and cultural exchange as a reason for living. To me, love is a vital essence for the harmony of all beings, one love!!!

PHILOSOPHY

My philosophy is to live with Love, to enjoy the liberty and opportunity of this life. I respect diversity and my general philosophy is preservation of human life and Gaia, our natural world, for complete harmony and comprehension of the supreme universe of the JAH!!!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I feel that couchsurfing is a possibility for an exchange of experience and cultures. I can contribute to the CS community by offering my house, and visiting the house of others, in order to facilitate the trade of cultures, ideas and friendship.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I am new to this website community, but because I have worked for a long time as a trekking guide, I have lot of experience hosting people of other cultures in my home.

Interests

My interests are to meet new friends, exchange new information and love. My hobbies are art, photography, dance, music, cooking, basically anything good and creative.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies:I love cinema..there are so many films I like that I cant say them all, Latcho Drom by Tony Gatlif,
Iracema uma Transa Amazônica de Jorge Bodanzky e Orlando Senna(1976).
O Céu Sobre Berlim". Asas do Desejo (Der Himmel über Berlin, 1987). Dir: Wim Wenders.
La Vita Bella (1997)Directed by Roberto Benigni.
La Strada(1954)Directed by Federico Fellini.
Quilombo(1984) Caca Diegues.
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Music: Reggae,Afrobeat,Funk,Jazz-Hermeto Pascoal, Experimental,Bossa-Nova,electronica Minimal-funk... I like all music
Books: last three books I read: Persepolis(Marjane Satrapi), Baia de Todos os Santos(Jorge Amado),Ensaio sobre a Cegueira(Jose Saramago). Thoreau,Tolstoi,a special for me is the bible, the sacred letters.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Two years ago during New Year I saw something very special; in the exact moment that the year turned there was a great explosion in the sky. It wasn't fireworks, it was a beautiful meteorite illuminating the sky as if it were part of the celebration. The most beautiful thing, magic!!!

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: Brazilian Portuguese, Technique of Capoeira Angola, Rhythm and drumming.

Learn: More English, photography, and Cinematography, Guitar, Ayurvedic Massage.

Share: Comida, Casa, Amizade.

What I Can Share With Hosts

Friendship, sympathy, and good place to sleep.

Countries I've Visited

Brazil, Egypt, India, Israel, Jordan, Nepal, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom

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