Esther Barbosa

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Overview

  • 21 References 9
  • Fluent in English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish; learning German, Russian
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Reading, Writting, Working at the Court
  • International Law Master
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

ABOUT ME

I hope to be a diplomat one day. I'm studying to become it. It's a challenge. I'm a big fan of chocalates. When i travel i try to taste the typical local chocolates. Also a big fan of dictatures. I LOVE CHAGALL. I love politics and dictatorial systems just fascinate me. I love socialist or "semi-socialist" countries. I hope to be in North Corea one day. I love people and discover little things about them is just fantastic. I love sexuality. I would like to understand the human sexuality. I'm a feminist. I like philosophy. I love reading feminist and post-colonial theories. I love muslim countries. I'll be in Iran next year. Addict to literature. I like to write texts and poetry even though i'm not so creative as i would like to be. Put into words what we feel fascinate me A LOT. Addict to movies too. It is my therapy. I'm not shy. I like to comunicate. I like walking down the streets in all the big cities. I love smilling. I like metros. I'm completely passionate to all languages. I think i'll never stop learning them. I loved french. I love russian. I'll learn arabic one day. I love french accent. And love arab women/men. I love dancing. I like to drink wine, especially red ones. I like harmonica. I think it is sexy. I don't like weddings, i think it's boring. But i would love to get married with the one i love. I am a paradoxal and a romantic person. I love Frida Khalo, the person. I like candles and newspapers. I love travels. I love me when i travel. I must learn all the time and with everybody. I love to relax in calm parks. I like people who try to have an interesting and beautiful way of living. I like people who live a poetic life and can even sing in a karaoke.

PHILOSOPHY

We appear. We disappear. And between all this, you're just passing through. Let's passing trough with love!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have been hosted in Argentine and France. I also can host in Sao Paulo.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

All experiences were unforgettable and amazing. I've met incredible people. I love Couchsurfing. Thanks a lot!

Interests

Languages, Travels, French Culture and now Russian one too.

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Truffaut, Woody Allen, Almodovar, Amenabar, Fernando Meirelles, François Ozon, Luis Buñuel, Wes Anderson, Kierostami, Walter Salles, Jia Zhang-ke, Michael Haneke, Terry Gilliam, Lars von Triers, Zhang Yimou, Amos Gitai, Kurosawa, Naruse, Alain Renais, Wong Kar-wai, Glauber Rocha, Godard, Iñarritu, Etienne Chatiliez, Claude Autant-Lara, Fellini, Tarantino, etc.

Music: Caetano Veloso, Bob Dylan, Milton Nascimento, Jorge Ben Jor, Lenine, Bob Marley, Jacques Brel, Mutantes, Manu Chao, Chico Buarque, Jorge Drexler, Juliette Greco, Bossa Nova, The Doors, The Strokes, Yan Tiersen, The Smiths, Fairouz, Regina Spektor, Francoise Hardy, Zemfira, George Brassens, Serge Gainsbourg, etc

Books: Sthendal, Baudelaire, Rimabud, Woolf, Flaubert, Balzac, Tolstoi, Tchekhov, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Jose de Alencar, Machado de Assis, Clarice Lispector, Dostoievski, Pushkin, Augusto dos Anjos, Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargas Llosa, William Faulkner, Hemingway, Marguerite Duras, Modiano, Sergio Buarque de Holanda, Gayatri Spivak, João Cabral de Melo Neto, Borges, Gabriel García Marquez, etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Passed the incredible white nights in Saint Petersbourg.
Be expulsed of a karaoke in Rome (i am not a good singer...).

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you portuguese. Are you really interested? Ah, i also can show you how easy is doing the best dessert in the world which is, luckly, brazilian: brigadeiro. On the other hand, i have so many things to learn...

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Belgium, Colombia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation, Serbia, Spain, United Kingdom, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, France, Spain

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