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  • 36 References 24 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish; learning French, Italian
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • full time traveler
  • post grad in telecom engineering
  • From Petropolis - RJ - Brasil
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About Me


finding inner peace and cruising around the world :-)


Born in Brazil and out for a round the world trip :D

In general it's hard to describe yourself, but I guess kind of gentle, peaceful and witty...

Love traveling, curious about tech and into several sports..

Further info shall be discovered personally only :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Hosting when I can and surfing whenever possible. If the date is off, I try to give a little of assistance...


I've hosted quite a number of people and surfed in Brazil and in other countries as well. Been to some activities created in CS and also met travelers that were in the same city as me to walk around and go out at night. CS is a really good way to meet interesting people :) Promoted some meetings in Niteroi :p


Indeed traveling is beyond leisure, more towards a passion and now my full time occupation.
When at home in Brazil, it was common to go ride a bike along the coast or play some tennis/soccer. In quiet days having some wine and watching a good set of movies or tv series.
Recently I've been dedicating some time to the blog (cafedosviajantes.com) and collaborating in travel forums, while drifting around the world. To improve in photography is one of the main goals during the trip.
Also, one of the things I'm trying is to learn a bit of the languages wherever we go. It's fascinating to see how people get happy just by seeing you're making even the smallest effort to be polite and get by without english or mimics :D

  • photography
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • electronics
  • technology
  • movies
  • reading
  • tv
  • traveling
  • blogging
  • poker
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • surfing
  • scuba diving
  • sports
  • soccer
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

I really enjoy digging up new movies, iranian, korean, argentinian, etc... Also love mostly any Hitchcock/Kubrick/W.Allen/Tarantino movie...

Music I'd go around blues, rock, indie, electronic and so on...

Regarding books I'm all over travel books, such as guides and travel adventures, like a brazilian that crossed the Atlantic rowing. Authors I'd say Saramago and Verissimo, good biographies...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Lovely hikings in sunny sundays at Rio
63km Downhill in Bolivia
Diving in Cozumel
Sunrise in Uyuni
Machu Picchu in early morning
Turtle swimming in Akumal
Getting lost in Marrakech
Camel riding in Saara
Balloon ride in Cappadocia
Ordering food in hungarian language
Reading signs in farsi and chinese
Hanging on a 55h train ride in freezing Russia
Discovering Angkor Wat through the backdoor early morning
Street food in India
Everest Base Camp trekking in Nepal
Motorbiking around Palaung villages in north Myanmar
Not missing one flight, train or bus (till now... :p)

Teach, Learn, Share

- Portuguese / English / Spanish lessons
- Electronics technical assistance - might be of some help, who knows..
- Cooking brazilian food or at least trying...
- I can take you to good bike trails, beautiful hikes or teach some tricks to play soccer/tennis/poker, etc

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Argentina, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Peru, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Viet Nam, Zambia

Countries I’ve Lived In


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