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  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning German, Portuguese, Quechua
  • 39, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • PhD student
  • too much, now I need the world to teach me some tihngs
  • From Many places but my top two are Arequipa, Peru and Montclair, NJ
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About Me


To open my mind through cultural relevations


I'm a friend. I love having friends and meeting friends. I am still in touch with friends I met when I was four years old (thanks to the internet now, but I used to write many letters every month). I am passionate, love love and the earth, that is why I love to travel so much. I also love languages, traditions, dancing, books, learning, listening, partying, exchanging, nature, the ocean, moutains, the jungle, the desert, the earth.


If we stop our thoughts for a mere second, we can gain energy to feel. The world needs to be felt a little more and thought of a little less.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I am deeply commited to intercultural education. I believe that the world is amazing and it is so because of its people with its many world views. Friends are the best way of expanding, of learning, of opening up. I want to learn so that I can teach. We can do this, we can be a peaceful human race.


None. I am just beginning, although have been doing this for years. I have been an exchange student many times during high school and then in college. I have opened up my house to many people who have then opened up their homes to me. I have been hosted by friends and friends of friends and in return in the many places that I have lived I have also hosted friends and friends of friends. So, unofficially I have been a part of a couchsurfing community for over 15 years (I am not that old it is just that I started travelling abroad at a very young age).


So many.... ok, travelling, dancing, reading, yoga, pilates, mountains, cooking, hiking, the ocean, music, art, exercising, reading, learning, teaching, the desert, people, did I mention dancing????

  • arts
  • books
  • dancing
  • education
  • cooking
  • exercise
  • yoga
  • pilates
  • partying
  • reading
  • traveling
  • magic
  • music
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • teaching
  • languages
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Surprise me. I am open to all. I like movies, I love music and I adore reading books.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I was 15 when I took my backpack and took off for a while. Since then, I have done it many times. Prior to getting married I have often travelled alone, except that I was never alone. Traveling is magical, it really brings magic to one.

Teach, Learn, Share

My life.

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