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Overview

  • 5 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning Japanese
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2016
  • Student
  • The fourth year of university, civil engineering
  • From Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
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About Me

I've always loved travelling and now it is possible to me to see all of the world. Since I was 11, I was camping on the lakes with my school teacher and a classmates. But than she transferred, so i could only travel to my countryside house and surrounding lands of my city. I really love Saint-Petersburg, but sometimes I feel like I caged in my city, and I have desperate need for extending the boundaries of my world.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Its a perfect way to meet interesting people, learn more about the culture of country i visit and find out about some places which not marked on the tourist map.

Interests

I am deeply in love with the languages, especially Japanese. This is something that makes me to breathe. I am sort of obsessed with it and my eyes probably burning like hundreds of bonfires when i make an encounter with it. I love Japanese culture and history as well.

I love literature, i can fall in love with the words and phrases. I love art, contemporary and ancient, renaissance and impressionism. Also, i'm interested in evolution theory. And now i fell for the philosophy.

  • arts
  • culture
  • literature
  • impressionism
  • traveling
  • camping
  • teaching
  • history
  • languages
  • lakes

Music, Movies, and Books

I like some soft rock and folk.
Splean, DOES (Japanese rock), Thousand Foot Krutch

My favourite movies are Back to the Future, Watchman and Alien, and i loved Inception as well, Sci-Fi is my genre.

Also, sometimes I can watch some tv-shows and anime.

My favourite books are Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, it is about time of russian revolution, Monday Begins on Saturday by Boris and Arkady Strugatsky, about scientific magic research facility, and The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury.

Countries I’ve Visited

Finland, Germany, Latvia, Ukraine

Countries I’ve Lived In

Russian Federation

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