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Angélica Silva

Bogota, Distrito Capital, Colombia

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Overview

  • 43 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Japanese, Korean, Portuguese
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • Living...
  • No education listed
  • From Bogotá
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Try to improve myself for my own good and the good of others...

ABOUT ME

Nov 2012Traveling in Perú and Bolivia was something i didn´t plan but happened for a reason. It was the first time for me traveling with someone, which is challenging itself. Having in mind not only your own preferences but someone else´s, caring and be taken care of, learning from your travel partners was a really valuable experience. But again I am on my own, and let´s see what destiny is going to bring this time. Excited about learning more and more, especially about myself which is a life long journey... ____________________________________________________ Dec 2011India trip just finished, but its magic keeps moving my heart and taking me out of the routine back home.Little me eventually became the giant who could overcome the difficulties in the most unbelievable situations, and I ended up enjoying everything about the chaos... even the nasty tap water :)The faculty of fearlessness was developed deep in me... Thank you India!----------------------------------------------------------Jan 2011I made the purpose of travelling around Colombia, since sadly I knew more about other countries than my own. And one day Nevado del Ruiz appeared in my dreams. Finally I visited this lovely volcano and all the coffee region... Undescribable. I love you my beautiful country!------------------------------------------------------------May 2010Thinking about the trip I just finished, I realized over 200 people helped me in one way or another!!!With almost no money, no plan, and knowing no one, I stayed one year in Japan and Korea!When I was struggling always somehow, someone or something would come to help me (sometimes in the less expected way!)In the end I learnt to let go of fear, and keep going no matter how difficult the situation was. This one year of experiences left in my heart the wish to endlessly serve others and an incredible trust in the flow of life... I do as much as I can, but the rest is not in my hands...You traveller coming to Colombia, I will be more than glad to help you!

PHILOSOPHY

Current priority: Using other senses besides the eyes... As a tool of losing the attachment to the eyes, as a tool for living the present. Developing the heart, is so much more important than developing the shallow...

Interests

NATURE! Sweets!!!!! (love them) chocolate (of course). Hot chocolate when it´s raining, having a blanket on, watching a movie or something. I sing and play a few instruments, music is the best healer. Videogames. Cats (pretty sure I used to be a cat in the past) ART, painting, drawing, looking at. Touching and smelling. Beards. ICE CREAMS: Arequipe y Yogurth Frutos del Bosque from Crepes and Waffles. Unknown places where tourists never go. Awakening without an alarm. Having a shower when I´m sweaty. Walking barefoot, specially in the city to shock others. Cooking for people I care, and for people I don't care I can start caring by cooking.

Music, Movies & Books

Movie: El lado oscuro del corazón, Les Triplettes de Belleville, Lisbon Story, Tampopo, Man on the moon. Book: Rayuela (Cortázar), Ensayo sobre la ceguera (Saramago), Demian, Siddharta (Hesse), Snow in the summer (Sayadaw U Jotika) Music: Jazz, japanese, latin, Fado (Black Cat Bone, Yellow Monkey, Kings o Convenience, Radio Tarifa, Conector, Madredeus)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Driving a plane. Touching a dangerous snake. Dreaming weird things. Climbing Mount Fuji. The magic of a Buddhist temple in the middle of the mountains and the midst at 2am while the monks were sleeping... Sneaking into Machu Picchu. Working in the streets of Rio de Janeiro playing music and saving enough to continue traveling. Travelling by motorbike around the northeast states of India... and feeling the sensation of crying of happiness...

Teach, Learn, Share

Just personal experiences... and how to make brownies! + Value meal: Now certified spanish teacher! Also I can make really nice henna tattoes...

Countries I've Visited

Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Brazil, Ecuador, India, Japan, Korea, Republic of, Peru, United States, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

Countries I've Lived In

Colombia, Japan, United States

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