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Overview

  • 96 references 70 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Dutch, English, Portuguese, Spanish; learning Swedish
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Researcher
  • Chemistry
  • From São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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About Me

After many years around the country and abroad, back in the concrete jungle!

.chemist. postdoc in nanotech. teacher.

@igor88rocha

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm always searching for the unknown, for new people and environments. For me CS is not just about sharing a flat but also in making it a real life experience.

Interests

  • arts
  • concerts
  • cooking
  • wine
  • politics
  • traveling
  • cycling
  • camping
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • languages
  • science
  • lgbtq+

Music, Movies, and Books

Björk, Céu, Mayra Andrade, Metá Metá, Luedji Luna, Cazuza, Pink Floyd, Elis Regina, Gotan Project, Incubus, Maria Rita, Gogol Bordello, Led Zeppelin, Os Mutantes, Janis Joplin, Mariza, Blof, Liniker e os Caramelows, Queen, Alt-J, Maria Bethânia, Tool, La Femme, Coldplay, Xênia França, Francisco El Hombre, BaianaSystem, Ásgeir, Sara Tavares, Pearl Jam, Roberta Sá, Beirut, Chico Buarque, Cesaria Evora, Yann Tiersen, Elza Soares, Letrux, Nina Simone, Tulipa Ruiz, Tame Impala, Hot Chip, Fat Freddy’s Drop ||| Dreams, Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amelie Poulain, Lola Rennt, Parasite, Across the Universe, Blindness, Dancing in the Dark, La Mala Educacion, Bacurau, O Cheiro do Ralo, The Seventh Seal, AmarElo, Avatar, Zwartboek, La Venus Noire, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee ||| Clarice Lispector, Fiodor Dostoievski, Machado de Assis, Tommy Wieringa, José Saramago, Hermann Hesse, Mia Couto, Eduardo Galeano, Octavia Butler

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

A night sky in the Bolivian desert;
Caetano Veloso’s concert at the Acropolis in Athens;
Trekking alone in the Argentinian Patagonia;
Northern Lights in the Swedish Lapland;
Going up Mount Roraima in Venezuela;
Discovering Petra in Jordan;
Hiking on the mountains of Santo Antão in Cabo Verde

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach. Learn. Share.

What I Can Share with Hosts

My favourite spots in São Paulo and insights on Brazilian culture during long conversations over a bottle of wine.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Aruba, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Macao, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Venezuela, Åland Islands

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Netherlands, Sweden

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