Gil Garces

São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish; learning French, German, Italian
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Entrepreneur
  • University of Brighton, UK
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me


Looking to fulfil the pleasures of life


I am a curious person looking for interesting people and places.



Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Started by asking for accommodation in Rio and found a great place/platform to meet nice people with a great sense of community.

I try to meet people who are interested in sharing some experiences together, and strengthen the idea of community and shared economy.


Stayed a few times with couchsurfing hosts and it is an incredible and humbling feeling. I try to give bad some of the love and kindness I got form these people.


Economics, Politics, Art, Photography, Philosophy, People, Friends, Sports, Travel, History, Urban Studies, Society, Cooking for friends, NATURE.

Music, Movies, and Books

Mood 1: Baraqa, Electro and Minimal (a good night out in Berlin), and Herman Hesse's Sidharta.

Mood 2: Central Station, Bossa Nova, and a Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Mood 3: Open Air cinema, Chill Out by the beach with Bonobo, and the Financial Times

Mood 4....

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Travel. Meeting wonderful people. Having experienced ayahuasca. Played beach volley with friends around the world. Surfed an amazing wave in Brazil with the surrounding green mountains. Felt the sunrise in the Moses Mountain. Spelt under the stars in the desert. Dived in clear water...

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Cuba, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Maldives, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Croatia, Egypt, Germany, India, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom

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