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Overview

  • 77 References 46 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Kurmanji Kurdish, Persian (Farsi), Portuguese
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Geographer (research), Freelance photograher
  • MA Geography in Aix-en-Provence, France
  • From Brignoles, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

BE ....

ABOUT ME

*****ATTENTION****: I used to be verified member (paid and received the postcard) but due to CS changes they downgraded me recently. I'm a CS from 2007 and had plenty of amazing experiences.

Currently having a break from busy social/pro coded life. I'm easy going, chill out, outgoing, photographer, musician, sport challenger, rough traveler, love learning new things, open-minded, starving for books, looking for fun hasta siempre pour toujours forever.

PHILOSOPHY

Whoever you are, wherever you come from, whatever you believe in, we all deserve respect.
I don't really expect things to happen. I usually go and have my experiences. Stepping up and starring with my heart.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm both interested in surfing or hosting. I go sometimes to cs meetings. I had amazing experience in surfing. I spent the last 10 years by being abroad or unstable situation or traveling. But when i got a place to stay wherever you come from you are welcome at home...

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

When I was in USA, I experienced the first time CS with my friends and one of them is a member of CS and he told us to try, so during the trip, we met some nice people. And I decided to continue this great adventure.
Almost 10 years and I had some amazing encounters and experiences.

Interests

Fascination for:

- Deserts
- Old sailing boat
- Orchestra conductor's fineness hand
- Violin bow moving
- Roses and their perfumes
- Unexpected live performance
- Huges waves and their deep roaring
- Sunrises and Sunsets
- How spiders built nets and hunt
- Hunt ability of each wild animals
- Cameras and old pictures
- Looking at Tango dancers
- Cats

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Every kind which makes me dream ...

Books: Hadjadj, Asimov, Barjavel, David-Neel, Hesse, Hemingway, Hugo, Neruda, Garcia Marquez, Werber, C. Clarke, Freud, Platon, Camus, Kessel, Rousseau, Kerouac, Zweig, Levi-Strauss, Dahl, Moliere, Toqueville, and many others...

Movies: Stanley Kubrick's, Aronofsky's, Nolan's, De Palma's, Scorcese's, Tarantino's, Gaspar Noé's

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

put my foot on the Kjeragbolten in Norway.
Rode as fast as possible between boats with jet-ski on a bay in Martinique.
Walked alone by night in Atacama desert and "heard" the absolute silence there.
I did a bare foot hike in Lencois desert in Brazil.
Went alone to do amazing high mountains hikes in Bolivia.
Hiking in northern Iraq for 4 days with a 4kg bag and a compass. Met very hospitable locals on my way.
Listening to muezzins prays as voices gathered, mixing at sunset in roof top terrace in isphahan, Iran.

Teach, Learn, Share

Learning and teaching or how to move forward in life in my opinion. I'm open to learn everything and I can teach few things about music or geography but let's discuss about it.

What I Can Share with Hosts

If I host. I'll kindly offer and provide all my hospitality with at least a place to lay down. Intimacy should be respected. We all like having some lonely rest. Usually rooms are separated. If I'm surfing, I bring my humility and all my handy helpful hands to be part of my host life. They don't have to change their daily life. I always adapt to them.

Countries I’ve Visited

Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Denmark, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kosovo, Macedonia, Martinique, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Bulgaria, Chile, France, Iraq

Old School Badges

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