- 20% response rate
- Last login about 13 hours ago
Join Couchsurfing to see Joe’s full profile. It’s free!
Hotpot of cultures, since my background till my whole life.
Parents from a country, born in other, raised in 2 different other ones. High school in other place, university in another; backpacking around the world.
Lived from great hotels to the streets, thought from Dostoevsky to Bowie.
Im a bit of a contradiction in itself, you might find me being a stressed workaholic, studying and into a lot of intellectual stuff or drunk dancing in a festival or nude beach. Managing projects for days on end and in art exhibits as well as in raves and camping for days.
So I´m basically a mix between a hippie and a scholar, a philosopher and a party animal....all about the talk, and the books, and the road.
Ps: the house is a safe place for free spirited people. As well as people that are not racist, homophobic, islamophobic and blablabla.
I allow smokers in the house (cigs only though), and its pretty much a easy going, cultural aware house.
- For people who show that they actually read the profile, i reply, otherwise the "spam-like" messages i will pretty much ignore ( not to be bad, just its safe to know i host people who are actually into couchsurfing rather than just searching a free place to crash... You get my point).
I don´t think i have a philosophy actually.
I know i´ve been travelling since i was a little child, i have most of my best friends spread around all the corners of the world... i also lived in different countries for a bunch of different purposes(most of them being about study), i do charity work, my friends around me are a big mix of every kind of people and background, i dont think i´m too high maintenance, i don´t believe in god or anything spiritual that much, i´m a little bit of a geek and mainly a cinema-geek. Not sure which philosophy can come out of it, i guess i just live and try to get different perspectives in life everyday.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I don´t really go to CS meeting so far(as soon as i get time i will try though), i´ve hosted people everywhere as well as i´ve been hosted by a lot of people.
Well...i've been backpacking a lot and i lived with tons of different people in the way, That´s the best of traveling: the people you meet along the way.
Music, psychology, travel, languages and culture, diplomacy, human rights.
- human rights
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: A clock work orange, the stoning of soraya m., paradise now, dogville, le petit nicolas, les chansons d´amour, persepolis, transpointting, amelie polain, The pianist, ragoon, all the invisible children, any from almodovar, bertolucci, felinni, pasolini, moodysson...and so on, and i'm a fan of documentaries(among them i would say born into brothels and human trafikking are by far the greatest).
Music: i am the guy you will find on a room listening to some weird tibetan music, or some old indian hit... when i am not you will find me listening to bob dylan or cat stevens.(also the xx , moby, foster the people, skye, morcheeba, any kind of indie or trap, dubstep and trance).
Book: Shantaram was one of the great ones, but i cant tell much, because every week i'm reading a new one and usually my favorite ones get "overtroned" by other great ones.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Backpacking in north america(from mexico to canada),
Living with a chinese family in the middle of nowhere...hicthhiking in europe with almost no money...get lost on asian mountains. get stuck in hong kong and live with foragees for a week...among others.
Teach, Learn, Share
im very good in writing and i speak some different languages, i've been studying different cultures my whole life as well as brazilian culture. I devoted my life to humanitarian works and NGO management, so if you are into human rights and protecting minorities i am a full plate to talk to lol.
What I Can Share with Hosts
A room with a bed, trips to the beach, occasionally a party depending on the week, Brazilian food, talks over glass of wine and beer and so on.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Cambodia, Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Laos, Mozambique, Poland, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe
Countries I’ve Lived In
China, Egypt, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, United States