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Valerie and Yura

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in Russian; learning English, Spanish
  • 28, Other
  • Member since 2010
  • Photography
  • is a lifetime..
  • From Oryol, Russia
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

New Zeealand!

ABOUT ME

We really ADORE people, who have positive energy and love inside. This is very important.

More than that, we think and talk a lot about what life is, how people should approach it, how to live better and in a more effective way and when we say it we mean being happier and learning how to appreciate what you have.

We are trying to meet more and more people who realize that the life is a moment which you are experiencing now.

We love art as itself and as a way of living. We are photographers,so we spend a lot of time taking photos and finding the ways of showing them to people (www.yuavi.com) We basically are traveling and at the same time selling our works just on the streets, to have some tips on beer, cheese and books. Most of the time it is very exciting and beneficial because of getting an increased chance of meeting good and creative people while we are showing our pictures.

We don’t wanna talk a talk about ourselves, because it ‘s a bit weird to describe oneself. Better one time see than five times listen. So, better meet us and we would be happy to get to know you and you would be hopefully happy to get to know us.

We are in love with Spanish and Catalan culture, Spanish language sounds like a song, and we want to learn it very much!!We are always happy when people talk to us in Spanish (we speak very bad, but understand everything (surprisingly!))

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Realmente ADORAMOS a la gente, que tiene la energía positiva y el amor dentro. Esto es muy importante.

Más que esto, pensamos y hablamos mucho de cual la vida es, como la gente debería acercarse a ella, como vivir mejor y de un modo más eficaz y cuando lo decimos pensamos ser más felices y aprender a apreciar lo que usted tiene. La naturaleza y el estilo de vida amistoso eco se hacen cada vez más importantes para nosotros, el mismo como la cuestión de acoso de animal. Pensamos hacernos seriamente complicados en la protección de animal.

Tratamos de encontrar cada vez más a la gente que realiza que la vida es un momento que usted experimenta ahora.

Amamos el arte como sí mismo y como un modo de vivir. Somos fotógrafos, entonces gastamos muchas fotos de toma de tiempo y descubrimiento de los modos de mostrarles a la gente (www.yuavi.com) Básicamente viajamos y al mismo tiempo vendemos nuestros trabajos sólo en las calles, para tener algunas puntas en la cerveza, queso y libros. La mayor parte del tiempo es muy emocionante y beneficioso debido a la adquisición de una posibilidad aumentada de encontrar a la gente buena y creativa mientras mostramos nuestros cuadros.

No queremos hablar una conversación de nosotros, porque esto ‘s un poco extraño para describirse. Mejor un tiempo ve que cinco veces escuchan. De este modo, mejor encuéntrenos y seríamos contentos de llegarle a conocer y usted sería con esperanza contento de llegarnos a conocer.

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* We don't watch TV. Instead, we use projector on a daily basis!

* We cook Indian Food

* We eat a lot of sweet things

* We like our own space sometime

* We HATE cruelty in all its forms

* We love to give BIG!

PHILOSOPHY

"...Satisfy your soul";) Less ego, more altruism.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Couchsurfing is an amazing project, which really works when you understand what it's all about.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

We are kind of new to CS, but we are trying to get involved as fast as we can.

Had luck to have them in our house: - Nyamkhuu Purevdorj from Germany

Have been guests of these people: - Diana Prudnikova from Russia (and her beautiful friends Oscar, Ricardo and Fran) - Aviv and Remi in Melbourne

Interests

psychology, philosophy, environment, animals, cultures, arts, history of art, hiking, biking, outdoor sports, doors of perception, Latin America, street art, healthy food, cinematography, literature, MUSIC!!

The knowledge is not only taken from books.. Most coming from the inner exploration.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies:

Baraka, all Jarmush, One Giant Leap, Ashes and Snow, Home, Caotica Ana, Dead Man, Fountain, Mr. Nobody.

Music:

CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA!

All sorts of music are beautiful. Reggae and dub, electronic and funk, jazz and nu wave, ambient and mantras, instrumental and vocal.

One Giant Leap, The Doors, Mulatu Astatke, Bobby McFerrin, Asian dub foundation, Zap Mama, Quantic,Four Tet, Ojos de Brujo, Manu Chao, Singers of Art of Living, Groove Armada, Caspa, Roots Manuva, Shpongle, Ziggi, Bonobo, Marley family! Ray Charles, and the list is still opened.

Recently we had a unique opportunity to visit Australasian World Music Expo, which opened to us new fascinating band called LINDIGO (Reunion Island). These guys just made our day!

Books: Две Жизни, Aldous Huxley, Albert Camus, Osho, Herman Hesse, Travel writing

KALIMBA MAKES THE SOUND OF HAPPINESS!!!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Most recent:

Road trip in New Zealand. NO COMMENTS. Trekking in Akaroa.

♥ Every single smile:)

...climbing a huge rock with stones being dropping..in shorts and a big backpack..wanna repeat!

...about half a year ago we set a small cafe/pizzeria with an open rooftop. It was a challenge!

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1570963193914.2072875.1230529609

Teach, Learn, Share

Em..perhaps we can teach:

* enjoy NATURE! * play tennis * photo! * a bit of cooking * riding a bike all day long (and without handlebars;) * teach you Russian

(we are working on this list)!

Oh, there is such a long list of things we want to learn! to name a few:

* learn Spanish finally * mountain climbing * ultimate freesbee * how to shot a good film * jembe

Countries I've Visited

Bahrain, Croatia, Denmark, Gibraltar, India, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Turkey, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Australia, Russian Federation, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom

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