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Hope Bataclan

Fairfield, CA, United States

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Overview

  • 6 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Italian, Spanish
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Dancer
  • BFA in Dance Performance & all my li...
  • From FL, USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Find a steady paying job, save up, & travel to my heart's/pocket's content (preferably w/ a companion) ** already achieved :) so my current mission is to better understand my place in the world

ABOUT ME

I'm a young/old lady thriving in nothing but love, who wants to be well traveled, well-versed, and have given all I can offer to this world before I rest my eyes for an eternal slumber. I believe that what you give is what you receive, so I'm all for sharing and loving and spreading good energy :)

PHILOSOPHY

Move on. Move forward. Move ahead.
Be you. Be true. Be happy.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Open to hosting/meeting up any CSs in my area when possible! Also, I was hosted by several people in Europe, and I hosted when I lived in Oregon.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My first experience was with a couch surfer & roommate (couch surfer host). I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, and hope to host or travel in the beginning of 2012.

*currently traveling, after a year long stay aboard a cruise ship traveling

**did a Eurotrip by rail, and visited 7 countries in a little over 2 weeks. Had wonderful experiences meeting different cultures and sharing stories/drinks alongside my then partner.

***uprooted from Portland due to just a changing life! I live in Norcal now! Let's explore!!

****traveling via cruise ship in the Caribbean & Mediterranean

Interests

I can say that I very much enjoy tea :) and cooking, reading in the park, yoga, and dancing!!! I also like to try new beers/wines with different cuisines. And listening to live music, especially in unexpected places.

Music, Movies & Books

Finished and loved Stieg Larsson's series, after watching the Swedish films. My favorite book of all time though must be "The Giving Tree". I also enjoyed reading Jack Kerouac's "On The Road" (haven't finished) and "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" by Stephen Chbowsky. I very much enjoy Paolo Coehlo.. his words seem to come into my life at the right moment. And I've been getting into Wayne Dyer and Eckhart Tolle lately. Brilliant!

Most of the movies I have enjoyed watching were previously novels, so I must review my list of viewed movies & begin reading, for example "a clockwork orange" and "the hobbit". I also loved "Tree of Life". Any Tarantino's or Woody Allen's films are great. I really like watching documentaries (and mockumentaries!) as well.

As for music, I am a dancer, so my ear tends to gravitates to rhythm. Some artists that I love listening to are such: Billie Holiday, John Legend, Amy Winehouse, Yukimi Nagano from Little Dragon, Ella & Louis, Nina Simone, Asa, Grizzly Bear, Local Natives, Robin Thicke, Al Green, Bonobo, White Denim, Led Zepplin, ect.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Meeting new people & gaining new experiences define the "amazing things I've done/seen". I don't feel like any moment is wasted.. Life's experiences are all of value.

Over my travels, I've enjoyed improving/jamming with musicians/dancers in Ghana, dancing for very appreciative crowds in Mexico, and going to the Top of Europe!

Teach, Learn, Share

I am open to learning anything and everything the world has to offer me in this lifetime. Anything physical or dealing with observational tasks are entertaining for me. And I can try to teach you some dance moves, maybe? And some yoga/pilates. But I can definitely share in cooking a meal! Or lets bargain shop!

Countries I've Visited

Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Dominica, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Italy, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin (French part), Sint Maarten (Dutch part), South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Vatican City State, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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