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Carolina Marinho

Salamanca, Castile and Leon, Spain

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Overview

  • 134 Positive References
  • Ambassador
  • Fluent in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish; learning French, German
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Studing Law and Corruption
  • I got sense
  • From Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Get Master degree and heading to International Transparency

ABOUT ME

Please, READ ALL MY PROFILE BEFORE ASKING FOR SURF!

Hello Stranger!

Take this not as shouting, but as saying it very seriously: I KNOW COUCHSURFING IS JUST FAMOUS NOW AND MANY NON SENSE PEOPLE ARE JOINING... IF YOU DON´T CARE ABOUT READING MY PROFILE AND MEETING ME, I WON´T CARE ABOUT SAYING NO TO YOUR REQUEST. YES, I AM AN OLD-SCHOOL COUCHSURFER.

This is the place where I´m very proud to come from (Recife, PERNAMBUCO): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5byO9CmhBDc&feature=youtu.be And being "pernambucana" says much about me, as I love popular culture, dancing and eating natural fruits (no problem to mixt with alcohol). So, please, don´t expect me enjoying impositive capitalist stuff or drinking coca cola.

I LOVE: to EAT and to cook, even I don´t have much time for it. At home our diet is varied and we cook meat separated from the rest, one of my sister is vegetarian and I don´t like meat a lot. Often my mom prepares something and we invite you to prove some tipical food and juice, but you can always show us some cuisine if you like to cook, bake, prepare. I LIKE: [a lot] to talk. Time to have fun, let´s have fun. Time to be serious, I´m serious [I swear! I try!]. It´s not like: "I´m about this or that" - I believe that we have to live what is up to live at each certain time, there are moments for different things. I can watch a movie at home with my boyfriend, enjoying just drinking with friends, rock all night in a disco, go to a reggae concert and be pleasure in a monday-family-lunch. Did I mentioned I like to talk? Ah, and I really, really like receiving postcards I UNLIKE: non-fellowship spirit, discrimination, LIES, gossip, not caring about the others, lack of consideration, no respect, rude people, parasitism, lack of iniciative.I don´t like pets since my beloved dashound Duda has gone. My BIG exception if for 'Bola Maria', my Calopsita, member of the family and owner of my great appreciation like few humans can.Closing remarks: Carolina REALLY likes city tours and going out at night!I always try to do the maximum inside my posibilities and lines, but I´m always busy and sometimes that busy I can´t accompany you, that´s why I ask your comprehension to know I´m not private guide or baby sitter. I know I may seem boring and/or scaring, but I don´t bit very strong.Myspace Cheer Up Comments

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PHILOSOPHY

RESPECT, APRECIATE AND ENJOY THE DIFERENCES.

"Joie de vivre" [Me by Maxime]

"If you can dream it, you can do it." [Johan]

"Bom mesmo é ir a luta com determinação, abraçar a vida e viver com paixão, perder com classe e viver com ousadia, pois o triunfo pertence a quem mais se atreve. E a vida é muito para ser insignificante." [Charles Chaplin]

"Tudo é uma questao de tempo e fé."

Sun glasses are kinda like life and living it fully... Go BIG or go home! /O*O\ [Don]

Mandamentos do viajante: 1- Nunca medir a distância. 2- Nunca mediar a altura. 3- Nunca medir o tempo. 4- Ser dos caminhos mas não lhes pertencer. 5- Conversar com o silêncio. 6- Encarar o sol e a chuva como companheiros. 7- Não caminhar como se fosse uma obrigação. 8- Não encarar o caminho como um desafio. 9- Respirar fundo e pisar leve. 10- Repartir com todos o pão. Até com o cão.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I KNOW COUCHSURFING IS JUST FAMOUS NOW AND MANY NON SENSE PEOPLE ARE JOINING... IF YOU DON´T CARE ABOUT READING MY PROFILE AND MEETING ME, I WON´T CARE ABOUT SAYING NO TO YOUR REQUEST. YES, I AM AN OLD-SCHOOL COUCHSURFER.

*I help in moderating Recife group, where I warmly welcome every new member =] Come to join us! *Organize dozens of meetings *Advice members *Volunteer Translation CS website *Volunteer GEO team *Scatter CS philosophy and feelings *Broadcast fellowship as a free way to change the world

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COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

It´s more them helping somebody to be under a roof of being helped. CS is a wonderfull way to meet different people and "receive" can be the meanningfull word to describe how it opens the parts to get in touch with others personalities and culture. Let´s be inside!

AMAZING: I followed Recife group growing up from 2-people-meeting to more than 60, participative and friendly fellows*****

SURFED: Alex in Thessaloniki, GREECE - august, 2014 David in Bonito, BRASIL - february, 2014 Miguel in Madrid, SPAIN - december, 2013 Camille in Paris, FRANCE - april, 2013 Didier in Paris, FRANCE - december, 2012 André in Luzemburg, LUXEMBURG - december, 2012 Barbara and Martin in Burgdorf, SWITZERLAND - december, 2012 Alejandra in Friburg, SWITZERLAND - december, 2012 Annet and Xaeny in Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - october, 2012 Igor in Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - september, 2012 Gustavo in Brasília, BRASIL - june, 2012 Celso in Florianópolis, BRASIL - august, 2011 Rhuan in Joinville, BRASIL - august, 2011 Julien in Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA - april, 2011 Marilia and Luisa in Pipa, BRASIL - october, 2010 Claudiomar in Brasília, BRASIL - july, 2010 Renato in Salvador, BRASIL - january, 2009 Johan in Brussels, BELGIUM - july, 2008 Andreas in London, UNITED KINGDOM - june, 2008 Ana Olivia in Salamanca, SPAIN - april, 2008

HOSTED: Gabriel Felix from Barcelona, SPAIN - february, 2014 Daniel from Seatle/NYC, USS - january, 2014 Martina from Albacete, SPAIN - december, 2013 Lanfranco from Madrid, SPAIN - october, 2013 Vanessa from Hong Kong, CHINA - april, 2013 Tomasz from Przytoczna, POLAND / Dresden, GERMANY - april, 2013 Elena from Naples, ITALY - april, 2013 Marinela from GERMANY - february, 2013 Sam from Cincinnati, USA - february, 2013 Jolene from Goettigen, GERMANY - october, 2012 Michael from London, UK - august, 2012 Gustavo from Brasília, BRASIL - august, 2012 Claudiomar from Brasília, BRASIL - february, 2012 Guérios, Flávio e João from Curitiba, BRASIL - february, 2012 Albert from Medellín, COLOMBIA - february, 2012 Amanda from Brasília, BRASIL - february, 2012 Juri from Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS , 2011 Jorge from Pergamino, ARGENTINA , 2011 Nicole from Santos, BRASIL , 2011 Gustavo from Zurich, SWITZERLAND - august, 2011 Pedro from Salvador, BRAZIL - may, 2011 Johan from Brussels, BELGIUM - march, 2011 Kristoffer from Brussels, BELGIUM - march, 2011 Dorota from Gdansk, POLAND/ Dubai, UAE - march, 2011 Ania from Grudziadz, POLAND/ Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - march, 2011 Denise from São Bernardo do Campo, BRASIL - feb/march, 2011 Julien from Porrentruy/Delemont, SWITZERLAND - march, 2011 Courtney from Pittsburgh, USA - august, 2010 Luciano, Kelly and Kauê from Maceió, BRASIL - august, 2010 Kassio from Campinas, BRASIL - july, 2010 Marina from Toronto, CANADA - june, 2010 Marcelo from URUGUAY - april, 2010 Valentin from Paris, FRANCE - february, 2010 Hannes from Streichen, GERMANY - february, 2010 Philipp from Freiburg im Breisgau, GERMANY - february, 2010 Mathias from Bingen am Rein, GERMANY - february, 2010 Louisa and Sara from Maine, USA. - october, 2009 Maike from Bonn, GERMANY - january, 2009 Tarciano from Jericoacoara, BRASIL - january, 2009 Joost and Alexander from Haarlem, NETHERLANDS Pieter from Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS Nicole From Minneapolis, USA - july, 2008 Rob from Toronto, CANADA - june, 2008 [CHECK HIM http://www.myspace.com/rdmoir]

MET: Many, many, many "Recife fellows" =D Jimena and Epi from Buenos Aires, ARGENTINE - may, 2011 Gabriel from ARGENTINE - october, 2010 Mario and Valerio from Rome, ITALY - august, 2010 Camille and Henri from Paris, FRANCE - august, 2010 Tiago from Brasília, BRASIL - august,2010 Rafael from Rio de Janeiro, BRASIL - august,2010 Mateus from Brasília, BRASIL - august,2010 Sayuri from Salvador, BRASIL - may,2010 Clara from Paris, FRANCE - january, 2009 Anja from Erlangen, GERMANY - october, 2008 Reto from Zofingen, SWITZERLAND - may, 2008 Kipp from Portland, USA - april, 2008 Julia from Tijuana, MEXICO - march, 2008

TRAVELED: Maria Isabel from Recife, BRASIL - august, 2011 Camille from Paris, FRANCE - october, 2010 Samara from Recife, BRASIL - 2008

ORGANIZED: *São João's Arraiá party *International CS Day Recife 2011, the first one here *Recife Invasion, Abril/Maio 2011 *Belgium-Brasil Friendship Party in Recife *First Luau , and many came after, always LEGENDARY *Various meetings

Interests

Eu gosto de pessoas PROATIVAS! Se você é daqueles que tem preguiça de escrever uma mensagem pra pedir sofá ou marcar uma saída, vou ser chata para pedir que nem perca nosso tempo me escrevendo.

Music, Movies & Books

MUSIC: [can´t take my eyes off of you], Charles Aznavour, Letters to Cleo, Belchior, Cartola, Lorrena McKennit, Cordel do Fogo Encantado, Cazuza, Edith Piaf, Raul Seixas, Geraldo Azevedo, Gabriel O Pensador, The Clash, Ana Carolina, Lenine, Marilyn Manson, Iggy Pop, Nelson Rodrigues, Depeche Mode, Titãs, Elba Ramalho, Zé Ramalho, Arnaldo Antunes, Alceu Valença, O Rappa, Capital Inicial, Nirvana, Limp Bizkit, Remy Zero, Rammestein, Muse, Rita Lee, JUANES, Symphony X, Paralamas do Sucesso, Within Temptation, Vanessa da Mata, Juanes, Coldplay, Linkin Park, Cher, Chico Buarque, Sex Pistols, O Teatro Mágico, Sting, Djavan, Shakira, Elis Regina, Beatles, Lupicínio Rodrigues, U2, Smash Pumpkins, Marisa Monte, Adriana Calcanhoto, Maná, The Police, Nickelback, Goo Goo Dolls, Bezerra da Silva, Skank, Chico Science e Naçao Zumbi, Ultraje a Rigor, Aerosmith, Dream Teather, The Strokes, Toquinho, David Bowie, Nando Reis, Bon Jovi, Amy Winehouse, Varukers, Frank Sinatra com "Fly me to the moon", some classic music and most of cultural popular. For listen, dance, think and not think at all.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I open my eyes to a new day and try to make things better. You better be good everyday then great once in your life.

Teach, Learn, Share

I like a lot to talk about politics and also about my city history. I can teach some tipical dances. And I would like company to learn yoga, to speak German and play flute.

"Learn to think for the Good, and the Good will teach you to see and to serve." Chico Xavier

What I Can Share With Hosts

Cooking, portuguese and spanish, history, politics, dancing, photography

Countries I've Visited

Albania, Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, Spain

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