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  • 326 references 246 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • Boat Captain and Divemaster
  • Bachelor Business and MBA Quality Management
  • From Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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About Me

-Brazilian-German, left my office job in 2014 to travel and discovered several life possibilities, met incredible people, and worked on the road as Hotel Manager, Chef, Store-person, Farmer, Bartender, Waiter, First Mate and Captain on large Catamarans.

I believe in those ideas:
-You are what you think
-Your thoughts create your reality
-You can learn anything in 20 hours
-Experiences create lasting, deeper feelings of happiness
-The root of suffering is attachment
-I think travel is the best school, it broadens your mind, it breaks your paradigms and prejudices.
-Nothing is impossible, just take time and effort

"Live as your were to die tomorrow. Learn as you were to live forever." Ghandi
"Whether you think you can or you can't, you are right" Henry Ford
"If you can dream it, you can do it." Walt Disney

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Why I’m on Couchsurfing

-I met the most interesting human beings of my journey using CS.
-The cultural exchange with locals enriches my travel experience

Interests

-Learn new things
-Help people
-Interact with humans that have different backgrounds
-Have multiple experiences
-Try strange food
-Traveling hardcore
-Smart investments
-Musical Instruments
-Read good books

  • culture
  • books
  • photography
  • cooking
  • bodybuilding
  • yoga
  • boating
  • traveling
  • investing
  • guitar
  • drums
  • cycling
  • camping
  • surfing
  • scuba diving
  • sailing
  • spiritual
  • sports
  • swimming
  • business
  • languages
  • language exchange
  • spirituality
  • dance
  • healing
  • language learning
  • psicology
  • languages and cultures
  • street dance
  • video editing
  • scubadiving
  • music production
  • breathing
  • musical instruments
  • carpe diem
  • enterpreneurship
  • spiritual growth
  • spiritual awakening
  • spiritual development
  • bodyweight training
  • calesthenics

Music, Movies, and Books

-MUSIC: I listen to a huge variety of music from american 80's songs to African popular music.

- BOOKS: The power of mind, Mind Development, How to make friends and Influence People, the Power of the Subconscious mind, Buddhist books

- MOVIES: Forest Gump, V of Vendetta, The Intouchables, Modern Times, Lord of the War, Captain Phillips, Blow, Catch me if you can, Fantastic Fungi.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- Was a TEDx Speaker
- Produced and launched two musics in all platforms
- Wrote a book in 3 languages
- Stopped drinking on 01.01.2020 (over 4 years sober)
- Ayahuasca life-changing experience
- Mushrooms life-changing experience
- Bought a Sailboat and outfitted it without experience
- Lived in a car for 6 months
- Flew an airplane
- Hosted 33 travelers in 30 days in Rio
- Traveled by land from Kazakhstan to Mongolia on a 48 hour bus journey
- Traveled by land from Mauritania to Benin during 4 months
- Traveled by land from Guinea Bissau to Guinea on a 36 hour journey in a 7 seat car with 12 people inside.
- Visited 160 countries and 20 territories

Teach, Learn, Share

I want to learn:
-Spirituality
-Psychology
-Healthy living
-Enterpreunership
-Sustainability
-How to help more people
-Meditation

What I Can Share with Hosts

-Bring gifts;
-Cook a meal;
-Teach languages;
-Teach guitar and drums;
-Teach how to travel the world;
-Share huge amount of travel stories;
-Share knowledge about Sailing and Diving.

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, French Guiana, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin (French part), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vatican City State, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Wales, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Austria, Brazil, Croatia, Germany, Grenada, New Zealand, Norway, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Tanzania

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