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Elyse Franko

Washington, DC, United States

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Overview

  • 4 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, German; learning French, Turkish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • No occupation listed
  • Journalism and International Relatio...
  • From Greenlawn, NY; Rathenow, Germany; ???
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To roll merrily along

ABOUT ME

Wanderlustig and often indecisive.

PHILOSOPHY

Einmal ist keinmal.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have hosted a few times (though it hasn't often been possible due to my living situations in the past years) and have attended CS events in Austria and Istanbul.

Interests

Cooking (especially Turkish cuisine), violin, opera, good wine at cheap prices, learning languages

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Wes Anderson films; Kung Fu Hustle; Down By Law
Music: BRMC; The Beatles; The Shins; The Black Keys; Duman; Rodrigo y Gabriela; Movits!; Aesop Rock; Dandy Warhols; Opera
Books/Authors: Kundera; "The Master and Margarita"; Jaroslav Seifert; Gabriel Garcia Marquez

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Climbed up the last 5 km to the summit of Mt. Nemrut in the snow (it was March and our car couldn't go any farther!)...a very cold and exhausting walk up there, but a fantastic view.

Countries I've Visited

Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Austria, Germany, Turkey, United States

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