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BAKUREK

Wroclaw, Lower Silesia, Poland

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Overview

  • 30 Positive References
  • Fluent in Polish; learning English, French, Italian, Norwegian, Russian, Sign Language - International
  • 41, Female
  • Member since 2006
  • No occupation listed
  • Technical University - Material Engi...
  • From Katowice
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To get know lullabies and traditional songs for children from your culture

ABOUT ME

I'm not one for fancy activities like pub crawls. I'm not a party animal at all. I like peregrinations mountain, kayak and bicycle roving nature and adventures long bath and bathing skinny dipping in the lake, even it's only 8 degrees Celsius milk, chocolate milk, milk chocolate, sweets fruits (watermelons, peaches, sweet cherries!) very good sung poetry classical and folk music argentinian tango some Polish specialities (makówki, pierogi, go

PHILOSOPHY

The way is a very aim for me not the finish.In other words, reaching aim through travelling, not an aim as an end in itself.

For me really doesn't matter how something looks like. It's only important if it works. You can call it practisism superiority over esthetics.

I'm a believer in God, but I'm neither bigot nor fanatic.

Some people say, that I'€™m looking for diversity even when it's no such a possibility (it's true, for example I don't like going back the same way I've come).

"free speech, free knowledge, and free technology" - not a philosophy, but I like it

"I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them." Mark Twain. I found it's faster to find out this on the water: one week of kayaking or only four days together on a small boat.

Usually people start making me boring or nervous after four days (there are of course great exceptions!). In Couch Surfing we have usually superficial, short and not really meaningfull contacts, so it was always ok. I can be asertive and protect my borders but I prefer people who are enough atentive about others so they can recognize and respect others limits (But still keeping being honest and spontaneous!). I have the pleasure to let florishing the better features of our personalities when staying with people in harmony (even if we are openly arguing) than to be forced to discover for example how patient, thoughtful, benevolent and kind-hearted or forgiveable I can be especially if they have the knack of rousing every evil instinct in my nature.

"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together" African proverb

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

In Germany, France, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Norway, Denmark - before CS Age.

For people who just start their adventure with CS an usefull link: http://www.couchsurfing.org/couchrequest_tips.html

I don't trade vouch for vouch.

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Interests

observing the nature photography (when I have no camera with me I use my heart to capture the picture) plants hiking folk dance old dance circle dance tango argentino ornithology scrabble volleyball badminton programming logic games riddles play on words hitch-hiking tramping sailing chemistry swing I'd like to try salsa, rueda di Casino

Music, Movies & Books

Favourite movies:

"Before sunrise" "Conte d'automne" (have you seen the other parts of the series?) "Singin' in the Rain", "The Band Wagon" and other musicals "Perfect World" "Scent of Woman" "Il nome della rosa" "Maverick" "Le Fabuleux destin d'Amelie Poulain" "Elling" "When Hary met Sally" "Little house on the prairie" "Alf" "M.A.S.H." "Arabela" -czechoslovakian movie David Attenborough's films and similar

I prefer feature film to action movies.

"Kabaret Starszych Panow" "Dudek" and "Kabaret Moralnego Niepokoju"

polish comedies: "Nie lubie poniedzialku" "Kingsize" "Seksmisja" "Alternatywy 4" "Zmiennicy" "Wojna domowa" "Czterdziestolatek" "Rodzina zastepcza"

educational television "Saga pierwotnej puszczy" (The Saga of the Ancient Forest) "Borem, lasem" (Through forests) "Dzika Polska" (Wild Poland) "Boso przez swiat" (Barefoot through the word) ----------------------------------------------------

What I don't like: -science-fiction -fantasy -political fiction -sensation -horror -thriller. .................

The favourite books:

popular scientific "Winnie the Pooh" Umberto Eco: La Bustina di Minerva ("Zapiski na pudełku od zapalek") Edmund de Amicis: Cuore (Serce) "Les Iiaisons Dangereuses" B.Prus: Pharaoh "The Alchemist" "Three Man in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)" "Sceny z zycia smokow" Antonina LeNkowa: Oskalpowana Ziemia "Lesio" i inne WCZESNIEJSZE Chmielewskiej

Inspirating lectures: ;) "Wielka podroz malego Lucka" (about a boy who travelled the world around in a bean shell) "Tapatiki", "Wyprawa Tapatikow" "Podroze Bolka i Lolka" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjYgRAjsbfU&feature=results_main&playnext=1&list=PL7D94DC60F17336C4

The first, first book I can remember in my life: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmVNTpCvoJQ Now you can already watch the cartoons: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7hdR-bVtEs&feature=related

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Music:

first of all this made by nature

also: classical folk traditional jazz (the decades of the 1920s and the thirties) singer-songwriter but not only :)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

They say that alone hitch-hiking trip around The Baltic sea was something amazing. It was just simply following my thoughts and it would be not possible without help of people who were giving me the lift and often the place to sleep. What was amazing for me, was the whole experience I gathered during that journey.

Teach, Learn, Share

I think every person is interesting and can teach us a lot... I can teach you how easely pick ticks out from a dog. And if you teach me a few of your national or folk dances I'll really appreciate it. And traditional child's songs, lullabies :)

What I Can Share With Hosts

I don't give gifts as a guest and I don't accept them as a host. About non-meterial side - I tried to describe myself in the profile.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland

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