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Giovanni Lelli

Turkey

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Overview

  • 176 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, Italian; learning Arabic, Turkish
  • 44, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • painter - casting director - actor -...
  • I've always had a natural aversion f...
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION KOREANS, IRANIANS, POLES in particular, READ BELOW:

*** READ MY PROFILE BEFORE CONTACTING ME, I WON'T REPLY TO NOT PERSONALIZED COUCH-REQUESTS ***

ABOUT ME

I'm vegan, hitchhiker, cat person

no smoking and no alcohol too. I deeply dislike both of them. Do you think it's enough to be boring?

PHILOSOPHY

I don't like beer, cigarette smell, pubs, restaurants, motorbikes, hotels, tv, hunters, fishermen, ska and reggae music, clergymen, violence...

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I used to organize several CS activities in Italy and here in Istanbul. Maybe it's time to start again.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Hosting & "couchsurfing" a lot. Some of my CS guests and hosts are now great friends of mine. Anyway through CouchSurfing I have experienced unpleasant situations too. Unfortunately a lot of people misuse this wonderful community of travellers considering it just as a free of charge alternative to hostels.

Interests

crossing borders borders smashing and COOKING!

Music, Movies & Books

MUSIC: the sound of rivers, the sounds in metro and railway stations and: Dead Can Dance, Madredeus, Mercan Dede, Tindersticks, Radiohead, Bonobo, Interpol, Tori Amos, PJ Harvey, Portishead, Tool, David Sylvian, Swans, bossanova music, the early Prince, the early Depeche Mode, A Perfect Circle, the early The Cure, Lycia, Cocteau Twins, Alpha, The Sundays, Piano Magic, Zoar MOVIES by: Abbas Kiarostami, Sally Potter, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jane Champion, Wim Wenders, Lech Majewski, Michelangelo Antonioni, Milcho Manchevski BOOKS by: Virginia Wolf, Haruki Murakami, Paul Bowles, Hanif Kureishi, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Ismail Kadare, everything about Iran, Afghanistan, Sub Saharian Africa PAINTINGS by:Beato Angelico, Segna di Bonaventura, Filippo Lippi, Hyeronimus Bosch, Jan Van Eyek, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema DECORATIONS:Safavid style (Iranian-Islamic) CITIES I LOVED:Esfahan, Perth, Damascus, Singapore

One Amazing Thing I've Done

my world so far

Teach, Learn, Share

I don't like much teaching. I love learning. Above all I adore sharing

Countries I've Visited

Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Republic of, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, State of, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vatican City State, Yemen

Countries I've Lived In

Italy

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