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Overview

  • 133 References 53 Confirmed & Positive
  • Ambassador
  • Fluent in Arabic, English, French; learning Polish, Spanish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • IT Consultant, Chocolate black belt
  • IT, Economics
  • From Algiers
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

playing under the table and dreaming

ABOUT ME

Friday 01/30/2009 This is the 3rd update since July 2006 which makes me a turtle, but i'm getting there.

Hi friend and welcome to my profile, fasten your seat belt, here we go !

I grew up and lived in Algiers a wonderful city. At 18 I came to Paris for my studies waw ! the same day I arrived I lost my passport not waw
The 2000 bug did not happened and the 2000 fireworks at champs elysées was crappy, but the city is really nice

I'm curious guy who doesn't take life too seriously I'm fairly positive and I like to joke around to meet people to take pictures

I love chocolate more then myself

PHILOSOPHY

"Knitting is chocolate for the mind" it's a funny story you'll have to ask me

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm trying to organise events/meetings as much as I can, a walk in paris, a photo meeting, vintage clothes tour etc.. and providing some tips, information to other members
oh and I have gone to the CS quiz since the 1st day in 2007

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Started in 2005 with The Hospitality Club I hosted some people who recommended me CS, then joined CS in 2006
The first week I subscribed, my flatemate and I organised a Tacos/hookah party in our places it was amazing !
Since I hosted different people from different horizons, people missing their metros or having troubles processing wine, people I now call friends even family
Thanks to couchsurfing I discovered a new way of traveling and meeting people, and so far this is one of the most interesting experience I've ever had
That's why I decided to get more involved with the community
Also feel free contact me any question, information or tip, simply if you need help

Interests

Photography, Chocolate, People, Geography, History, Geopolitics, Music, Poker, Travels, Vintage clothes, You, Swimming, Football, IT, Chess, Cheese, Sleeping, Mangos, Movies, Ski, Series, Sushis, The invisible pink unicorn

Music, Movies, and Books

movies: Swimming with Sharks, The Usual suspects, The English patient, The Green mile, The Shawshank redemption, Infernal Affairs, American beauty, The game, The groundhog day, Lost in translation, Goodbye Lenin, V for Vendetta, Into the Wild, Little Miss Sunshine, Inception, Legally Blonde (i'm kidding)

Series: Carnivale, The Office, 30 Rock, The Sopranos, Deadwood, Suits, Coupling, Black Books, In Treatment, Damages, Arrested Development, Battlestar Galactica, Rubicon, The life and Times of Tim, Archer, Game of Thrones, Boss, Homeland

Music: Tunng, Alt-J, Beirut, The Cat Empire, Forest City Lovers, The Waterboys, A.C. Acoustics, Fleet Foxes, Arcade Fire, The Levellers, Florence and the machine, The Divine Comedy, Sublime, Dave Matthews Band, Buckshot Lefonque, Nitin Sawhney, Mum, The Shangai Restoration Project, Branford Marsalis Quartet, Wynton Marsalis, Ella Fitzgerald, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Pink Floyd, The Ziggens, The Sound Providers, Sufjan Stevens, Wax Tailor, Bon Iver, Arctic Monkeys, TV On The Radio, Vampire Week-end, Two Gallants, Kings of Leon, Chumbawamba, G Love & The Special Sauce, Jack Johnson, Jose Gonzalez, The Whitest Boy Alive, Fleetwood Mac, O.A.R, REM, Gnawa Diffusion, Indigo Girls, Cocteau Twins, U2

also : http://www.lastfm.fr/user/pandaparis

Books : Amin Maalouf, Rene Barjavel, George Orwell, Bernard Werber, Paul Auster, Michael Connelly

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

a 4 weeks boat cruise in the mediterranean sea, italy, egypt, greece, some islands, it was amazing

We once put some liquid soap inside Saint-Michel fountain check my pictures

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach the lost art of eating chocolate,
computer stuffs, how to cook some algerian dish how to make an omelet with just the yellow part of the egg
I really want to learn different languages, and practice the ones I speak

Countries I’ve Visited

Algeria, Andorra, Belgium, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia

Countries I’ve Lived In

Algeria, France

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