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Helen Ferreira

London, London, England

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Last login about 1 year ago

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Overview

  • 3 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 40, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • When I'm not homeless and unemployed...
  • Why yes, yes I have been educated. G...
  • From I was born and raised in downtown Toronto. Now living in London
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I'm a fun and friendly Canadian Portu-gal living in London. Witty entertainment guaranteed.

ABOUT ME

Two eyes, two ears, a heartbeat, outgoing personality, open smile... and glasses.

PHILOSOPHY

The purpose of my life is to inspire myself and others to laugh, think and grow, creating a life of joy and fulfilment. (Or so I hope.)

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Thoroughly enjoying exploring the city with locals and introducing travellers to my city, wherever that may be at the time.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've hosted friends of friends when we had a spare room in London. I've met fellow travellers and shared a night out on the town together but have yet to stay with anyone I haven't yet met first.

Interests

Reading, writing, travelling, making real connections with wonderful people, open-minded discussions, dancing, eating well, drinking all things tasty, day dreaming and occasionally napping.

Music, Movies & Books

This list is far to long. I enjoy anything that moves me, inspires me, entertains me, scares me a little and tickles my funny bone.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Walked with lions. Went fishing for and ate piranha. (Poetic justice, no?) Bungee jumped over Victoria Falls. Ridden an elephant and camel. Paraglided, bridge jumped and canyoning-ed? in Venezuela. Swam with dolphins, sharks, turtles and little fishies. Scuba dived for the first time with sharks in Sydney. Jumped out of a plane over the Namibian desert. Hiked Machu Pichu. Sailed the perfect storm. Roasted marshmallows in a Guatemalan volcano. Seen Iguazu, Victoria, Angel and Niagara Falls. Performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Volunteered at Crisis for Christmas in London. Ice-climbed a patagonian glacier. Dived in Malaysian and Indonesian waters. Black water rafted the Glow Worm Caves of Waitomo, NZ. Trekked through the orang-utan inhabited Sumatran jungle. Brought warmth and joy to the lives of many.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'd like to learn how not to mysteriously delete my brilliant responses before saving them. Far too much to retype now. I'm happy to share my tales of world travel and laughter.

I've worked in film and television, theatre in education, and performance all over the place. Otherwise, I'm living, laughing, loving, learning, exploring, and inviting others to smile.

Countries I've Visited

Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Virgin Islands, British, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, United Kingdom

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