Barthélémy Descotis

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Student at University of Montreal in Museum studies
  • the education of life and a BA in history ^^
  • From Vendôme, FRANCE
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About Me


To see the world through my own eyes and break past the stereotypes


Well let's see. I enjoy meeting new faces, going out, learning new languages, dancing with friends on loud music and eating chocolate cake on a rainy day.

I like green stuff, I have my own kitchen garden woot woot!!

Come couchsurf with me and my four roomates! We'll show you around and we'll have a good time :)


Life is like riding a bike, if you don't push forward, you will fall. Aouch!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Surfing: I wash the dishes and I cook for my cool host

Hosting: I try to be available to show you around and hang out with you. The best I can do is to help you to understand the city and its people.


CS is amazing! I surfed a little bit in Europe and in North America, I always had a good time. Me and my roomates have welcomed many people so far, and 99% of the time, it's very positive. The only minus is when people don't participate and act like the couch is an hotel.


Reading: particularly history and SF. The last books I read were "The Enders game" (Orson Scott Card) and "The Best Village in the World" (Arto Paasilinna). I like going to the cinema, listening good music... But above all: hanging out with friends! In a pub around a beer, outside hiking on a trail, in front of a movie... I also like playing cards and board games like "Tarot", Race for the Galaxy, Neuroshima Ex, Carcassone...

above all: biking on a warm night during the summer! I just love it! :P

Music, Movies, and Books

Buena vista social club, le déclin de l'empire américain, Patton, The last of the Mohicans, old Star wars trilogy, Brazil, Zardoz, full metal jacket...

Daft Punk, Justice, boys noize, air, Kraftwerk, Vivaldi, Lully, Beethoven, Mozart, Ravel, Tchaikovsky, Radiohead, Noir désir, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Ramones, Rubin Steiner, Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, Barryinton Levy, Dub Mood, video games music like Deus Ex, LBA, Unreal...

authors like K.Lane, Lucien Febvre, Lucien Bely for the history part and Isaac Asimov, Frank Herbert, Orson Scott Card, George Orwell, P.K Dick for the SF part

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have been to the top of the Gunung Rinjani, a huge volcano in Bali when I was 12.
I gave guided tours on a battlefield in America for a year, trying to restore the role my ancestors played in the American Revolution. Rochambeau, La Fayette, Choisy, Vergennes!!

Teach, Learn, Share

I am usually called by my friends to fix their tv or their computer. I like to speak about history and geography, and I'm interested to hear about the news and feelings from all around the world. I'm also always happy to share a recipe and to cook for my friends or to learn a new recipe. I want to improve my spanish!!

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Indonesia, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, France, Netherlands, United States

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