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Gérald Noel de la Paquerie

Beziers, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

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Overview

  • 42 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French, Italian, Spanish; learning Dutch, Portuguese
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Trip leader in Europe and Latin America
  • traveling, listening to others' expe...
  • From Béziers
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Being a professional gipsy

ABOUT ME

I am sociable, outgoing, respectful curious and open-minded. I enjoy sharing random travel anecdotes, genuine conversations about "things of life" (I'm making myself feel old when I say that), or just come up with jokes about random topics and share a good laughters with CSers.

PHILOSOPHY

Getting along with all sorts of people and enjoying the little things of life are crucial to me, such as bonding with locals or fellow travellers. I travel a lot by myself but only to better encounter myself surrounded with interesting people with whom I can connect.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I preach the wonders of CS all around

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Portugal, Malta, France, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Italy and a lot more coming up

Interests

Culture, sightseeing, sports in general, trekking, music, meeting new people, going out, organizing trips,...

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Into the wild, Ma vie en l'air, L'auberge espagnole, Motorcycle diaries, Intouchables, Holy Grail, tous les films de Louis de Funès,...

Music: i truly listen to any kind of music, i guess i listen most of all to Indi rock. My favorite artists are Artic Monkeys, Damien Saez, Modest Mouse, Ben Harper, Damien Rice, Macaco, Morodo, Zenit, RHCP, Mana, Pixies, Iron and wine, Jump little Children, Damien Marely, Jimmy eat world, Floggin Molly, Orishas, Blink 182, Nada surf, Muse, Radiohead, Sublime, the Streets and a lot of old classical bands from the 60's and 70's such as the Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, the Who, Bob Dylan, plus lots of random songs.

Books: Language methods
La planete Dysneylandisee
History books generally talking
Travelling guides (i studied international tourism management), such as a good ol' Routard
The 5-minutel illiad
Agatha Christie's
Sophie's world (just kidding)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Swimming by a massive Manta Ray in Whitehaven beach in the Whitsundays (Australia). Sharing the natural fireworks of the Stromboli volcano at night with 6 of my best friends. Driving across the States...all the little things and moments too but most of all sharing those moments with fellow travellers

Teach, Learn, Share

I have lots of traveling tips to share, about places to go and things to visit and best fares for transportation as i studied tourism and traveled around as much as possible. I can also teach French or English, Spanish or a bit of Portuguese

What I Can Share With Hosts

Language lessons, dancing, storytelling, travel tips

Countries I've Visited

France, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, France, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United States

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