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Overview

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  • Fluent in Portuguese; learning English, French, Spanish
  • 53, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Archivist | Arquivista
  • Degree on Anthropology | Licenciatura em Antropologia
  • From Maputo, Moçambique
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Wandering traveler | Viandante

ABOUT ME

I consider myself a wanderer, at least in spirit. I travel the most I can. I like to meet people from different places and learn about local traditions, specially music. | Considero-me um viandante, pelo menos de espírito. Gosto de conhecer pessoas de locais diferenes e conhecer a cultura local, especialmente a música.

PHILOSOPHY

"I don't do projects for life; I could miss the projects that life has for me" (Agostinho da Silva, portuguese philosopher)
"Não faço projectos para a vida; osso estragar os projectos que a vida tem para mim." (Agostinho da Silva, filósofo português)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I can offer bed and show around the city.
Posso oferecer cama (ou sofá) e fazer uma visita guiada pela cidade.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Not yet! | Ainda nenhuma.

Interests

Music, cinema, litterature, travel.
Música, cinema, literatura, viagens.

  • movies
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • live music
  • philosophy

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Papillon; Any movie of Werner Herzog
Music ! Música: Jazz; World; Funk; Soul
Books | Livros : Many! | Muitos!

Cinema: Papillon; Qualquer filme de Werner Herzog

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I was a gipsy for one day, with some musicians of the Romanian Taraf de Haidouks. I visited their house in the village of Clejani (near Bucharest). I listened to their live music and danced with them! So I am a Gipsy!

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Mozambique, Portugal

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