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Ekaterina Ponkratova

Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

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Overview

  • 15 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning Spanish
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Online marketer. Net surfer, painter.
  • No education listed
  • From Bratsk, Russia
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Always to shine, to shine everywhere/to the very deeps of the last days/to shine— ...and to hell with everything else! That is my motto— and the sun’s! (Mayakovsky and the Sun, V.Mayakovsky)

ABOUT ME

I'm a digger... .

PHILOSOPHY

You can read the mission above. Someone who doesn't know me think that I have a negative attitude to live, but I call it realistic.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I surf, I host (ed), and I could meet for coffee. Currently, I am living in Mexico and can't host people, but we could meet up somewhere.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I hosted 6 times in Goa until my landloard made an ultimatum, 'Either me or your friends' and because 'me' meant 'flat' - I choose the first option. But the damage was done and I was started searching for another place in Goa.
I surfed a lot of times in Bombey when I joined a NGO but didn't have a place to stay in the city...so...I surfed. But everyday's thoughts where I would be sleeping tonight...boy, they were killing me and I found a paying guest house.
I prefer meeting over coffee. I can't stand big crowd - cs meetups are closed for me in this sense.

Interests

I like observing human behavior, drawing conclusions, formulating theories etc. That's why psychology and philosophy lead my life.

Music, Movies & Books

"If you are like me, your wine preferences vary with the weather, the seasons, and what you are eating."The same is with music, books, and films. Today I listen to jazz, tomorrow move to rock music.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

A child. I am still amazed when I look at children, I can't even imagine that a few years ago, it had the weight around 200 g, can't think and anticipate information.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach some drawing, testless-food-cooking, how to appear in an unusual and weird situation, and prepare good coffee.

Countries I've Visited

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan

Countries I've Lived In

India, Mexico, Russian Federation

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