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After 4 years off from Couchsurfing, here I am back :-)
I spent my last years working and studying in France. After nearly 2 years in Paris, and a year in my hometown Nantes, I live in Lyon since 2015 (Villeurbanne exactly). I am in love with this city!
I took a break from humanitarian field abroad for studying coaching and psychology. Such fascinating fields!
It took me years to understand that am a CouchSurfer!
Before , I was working for an Non Governemental Organization called "Doctors Without Borders" or MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres). Even if sometimes this work was a bit hard and dangerous, I loved it and learned so much about myself and others!
The last years It was more about an internal journey I would say. I read books about spirituality, went to seminars, share with different practitioners to reach my own mastery. Still working on it everyday. Everyday is an opportunity for sharing and learning. I consider that we are all masters and students.
My last trips were:
- 2014: Spain >> walking on El Camino de Santiago
- 2015: Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia >> discovering the countries and working on archeological sites
See you soon ;-)
"Each one is right from its own point of view, but it is not impossible that everyone is wrong"-Gandhi.
"The only thing promise to failure, that's the thing you don't dare" - Paul-Emile Victor
"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken" - Oscar Wilde
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Sharing, discovering, learning, giving, receiving.
I got the best trips of my life by meeting Couchsurfers abroad. I am here because I believe in the CS Community.
I can tell you that Doctors Without Borders is a direct concurent from CouchSurfing!
To make the difference everyday.
Music, Movies, and Books
Interstellar, Alone in Mars, Jason Bourne trilogy, Crash, Heat, Snatch, Malcom X, Rwanda's Hotel, Caramel, Catch me if you can, Stranger than fiction, Slumdog Millionaire, Yacoubian Hotel, Milh hadha al bahr-le sel de la mer, Bikur ha Tizmoret- La visite de la fanfare, ...
N'Dombolo, Makossa, Zouk, Zouglou, Arabic, Rai, Soul, Jazz, Classic, Rumba, Salsa, Indian, Debka,...
Extra Musica, Koffi Olomidé, Marvin Gaye, Fairuz, George Wassouf, Supertramp, Sting, Wu Tang, ...
The Alchimist, the geopolitics of emotion, Francafrique, Unlimited Power, The Miracle of Your Mind,...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I flew in Democratic Republic of Congo and I am still alive!
We set up a cholera camp in South Sudan in a mines field located in the bush, unsafe territory, surrounded by militaries and without any proper means of communication...but we managed!
I have rarely seen such team spirit like during my mission in Haiti.
Winning trials against clubs, housing owners and employers (even L'Oreal...because it worthed it!)who applied racial discrimations in France.
Colombians dancing salsa (even on the roads!) in Cali.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach french to people interested. I can try to fix your car if you are in need (lol). I can teach you many african moves (Ivoirian, Congolese, Cameroonese, West Indies, etc.)
I would love to learn any kind of Debka, and to find a good salsa teacher (I forgot my steps despite a salsa week training during the Cali feria in Colombia :-(
What I Can Share with Hosts
My knowledge in archaeology. My passion for architecture and music.
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cameroon, Colombia, Croatia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Germany, India, Italy, Kenya, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, Slovenia, Spain, Tanzania, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Democratic Republic of Congo, France, Haiti, India, Sudan