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Francis Goyes

Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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Overview

  • 16 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French, Italian
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • A student of life - and architecture =)
  • I believe life educates you.. But I'...
  • From Quito! A BEAUTIFUL city that I invite you all to visit
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Live life, enjoy, learn, love, laugh

ABOUT ME

I love to travel - but then again, who doesn't? What I love the most about it is the people you meet; and the stories they have to tell you.. I have a weird fascination with trees, and would spend my life walking through beautiful forests if I could! I devour books, am a bit of a film enthusiast, and enjoy drawing as well.. I love science, space, and humanity (most of the time..!)

PHILOSOPHY

Pure goodness, Pure enjoyment.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've surfed a few times, in Chicago, Boston, Montreal and Miami.. I can't host right now because I'm living with my parents for the summer. BUT! Coming soon.. I'll be able to give back to this beautiful community

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Every single one has been amazing, I've made incredible friendships that would have never occurred had it not been for Couchsurfing! It's such a brilliant idea, and I'm so happy that so many surfers exist, with such a beautiful mentality towards life.. Instead of being isolated in a hotel room with no company, you are in a home with people who are willing to talk and help and build a community!

Interests

Reading, watching films, walking, cycling, eating unconventional things and living each moment to its fullest.. My greatest interest is people though, nothing is really better than a long conversation, sharing stories, experiences, knowledge.. It's amazing how you can learn from everyone if you're willing to listen

Music, Movies & Books

Luis Bunuel, Tarantino, independent films, classics, philosophy, and science books, as well as all the usual classics.. Huxley, Carl Sagan, Oscar Wilde, Bradbury.. The list is truly endless.. Of music, I believe every genre has great songs, classic rock, indie, electronic, classical, bossa... Oh so many!

One Amazing Thing I've Done

-SAW BOB DYLAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! -Went to Oktoberfest, with my dad =) (Had all of one beer) -Watched all 6 Star Wars movies in one sitting! -Went puenting (like bungee but from a bridge) -Was in 4 different cities in 2 different countries in one day! -Swam in the Amazon River -Ate ants in the jungle -Drove from Boston to Miami and back in the most amazing road trip -I've seen giant hamsters, real shrunken heads, and stood on the same stage as Avicii, hahaha

Teach, Learn, Share

-Even though I'm from South America, i know English extremely well, and have some decent Italian.. -If you ever need an architecture guide, or a good book/movie recommendation, i'm here -Am an amazing eating buddy, I'll eat any strange thing, no doubt about it -I rarely say no, so incredible adventures seem to occur many times =) -I know some incredible science facts! -I'm a decent salsa partner

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Peru

Countries I've Lived In

Ecuador, Italy, United States

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