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  • 188 References 62 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Japanese, Russian, Spanish; learning Italian
  • 52, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • Interpreter-Translator/Mentor-Trainer/homeopath-energy wo...
  • MA Litt/Business, BA science,
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About Me


The world as my family


Friendly, sociable, outgoing, love life, humanity and our planet.
'When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace'.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Going to meetings, organized Events. Hosted and was hosted.


  • animals
  • arts
  • culture
  • poetry
  • singing
  • photography
  • concerts
  • dancing
  • tango
  • cooking
  • indian food
  • organic food
  • meditation
  • movies
  • reading
  • music
  • jazz
  • hiking
  • windsurfing
  • sailing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • badminton
  • ecology
  • history
  • psychology
  • religion
  • volunteering
  • mountains
  • health
  • healing
  • self-development
  • silence
  • jamming
  • gardens
  • renewable energy

Music, Movies, and Books

Schindler's List. The Shawshank Redemption, 7 years in Tibet, good chick flicks and many more.

Diverse and eclectic taste in music. Bach over Wagner though.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

First international Siberian Marathon, SIM in closed city of Omsk, 1990.

Befriended KGB agents in all due respect for each other...there was tension n challenge in the air! :)

Lake Baikal travel n helicopter ride, 1990

Motorbike visit to remote indigenous Peruvian villages

African Charity concert in SP

Novosokolniki visit to African refugee families

Extraordinary am sight after night ascension of Mount Fuji when 9 (Japan)

Charity parachute jump.

Scary paraglyding in Lima.

Shot at for fun in Vietnam in 1975!

Raised good money for diverse charities.

Cured chronic/inborn Eczema in a child in 2 weeks.

Lived 12 years happily in Russia!

Teach, Learn, Share

I am a networker, love sharing, learning and contributing to others.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Languages, psychology, cooking, music

Countries I’ve Visited

Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Monaco, Nepal, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Japan, Morocco, Russian Federation, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

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