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Emilie Gu

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Overview

  • 11 Positive References
  • No languages listed
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • Teacher (would love to teach in any ...
  • Bachelors in teaching
  • From Montreal
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Living.. just plain living and visiting the world

ABOUT ME

I am a 26 year old girl who loves to travel and discover new places, cultures and people. I enjoy snowboarding and wakeboarding. I just moved to Los Angeles as a teacher in a french school. I love it here and hopefully I meet more people from California. I'd love to meet outgoing people who are active. Hiking, diving, snowboarding.... so much to discover here!

PHILOSOPHY

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving -Lao Tzu

I read somewhere... how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong... but to feel strong.- Into the wild

Rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness... give me truth. -Into the wild

Happiness only real when shared.-Into the wild

Interests

Just finished reading the book Wild. What a great story and can't wait to go see the movie. Reading the book Shantaram made me appreciate life a lot more. I now want to go to India pretty bad! I try to see the positive side of things (not always easy). I love my family and spending time with people who understand me. I truly want to make the big trip i am planning in July UNFORGETTABLE,

Music, Movies & Books

Shantaram, The shadow of the wind, any Lonely planet and travelling book. movie: Into the wild

One Amazing Thing I've Done

-My favorite trip was in Morroco. The people over there were welcoming , invited us to visit their houses and eat a meal with them. -In 2009 i did humanitarian work in Mali. I stayed in the little village of Kéméni with a family for 75 days. I worked with a team and the women of the village on a micro credit program. -My favorite city has to be Doolin in Ireland. Doolin in a very small village next to the famous cliffs (cliffs of moher)It was warm, beautiful sun and landscape. I had a really cool travel buddy that made the trip even more unforgetable!

Teach, Learn, Share

I am a teacher but i love to learn new things. I think it is important to try something new every once in a while. This quote from the movie Into the wild (a great one by the way-you should definetly see it) says it all: The core of mans' spirit comes from new experiences

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Panama, Turkey, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Ireland

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