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Overview

  • 19 References 18 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning German
  • 33, Other
  • Member since 2011
  • save water quality, take care of my family and sometimes ...
  • We both studied agronomy
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Be useful in a changing world

ABOUT ME

After 2 years in Boston, Pierre-Marie and I came back to France and are now discovering the new place where we settled down 4 years ago: Vienne (not in Austria but the French Vienne!). And it has so far been pretty lovely! A 2 year old little boy has enlarged our family but we still do a lot of biking, hiking and visiting of Roman ruins, and have now our habits on one of the biggest market in France!
We are both really interested in environmental matters and can't imagine living our lives without taking the environment into account. This way of life leads to many decisions, either on our professional choices than on personal hobbies: sustainable agriculture, healthy food, outdoor sports (hiking, skiing,...)are among our favorite activities.

PHILOSOPHY

Try to be of use in this changing world.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

CS is a wonderful way to meet some new friends and share good moments in an international community.
CS makes it really more interesting to travel and gives the opportunity of discovering new places from the inside.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

When we arrived in Boston, we spent one week by couchsurfers while visiting apartments. The couch-surfers we met were really friendly and gave us many advice and good adresses which helped us a lot.
It won't have been as easy without them.
We now consider surfing couches each time we are moving around, making the trip always richer!

Interests

Exchanging point of views
Discovering different ways of living
Outdoor sports
Good cooking
Sustainable farming

  • culture
  • environment
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • traveling
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • skiing
  • sports
  • agriculture

Music, Movies, and Books

like rock music, drum and bass, classic music, french songs, african musik...
I do not read so much but one of the book which I really appreciated is "The cider house rules" from J. Irving.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiking in the Ecrins for 7 days
Train trip to Hungary through Switzerland and Austria
Lobster fisching at the Magdalen Island and see the sun rise on the sea before catching thousands of lobsters!
Travelling by train from Boston to Louisiana and working on a organic farm there while discovering the Cajun culture.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, France, Hungary, Italy, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, France, United States

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