Karim Lekadir

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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  • Fluent in Berber, English, French, German, Spanish; learning Polish
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Lecturer/Researcher
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  • No hometown listed
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About Me


Dancing blues...


NOTE: I can only host between 19 July to 11 August 2015.

I have been travelling (and living in different places) which has made me pretty restless and eager to go travelling (and living in other places) every time I get the chance. I like to learn new things (I am trying to learn blues dance at the moment). I have blue eyes and thirteen nieces/nephews. I like to sleep long in the morning and to dance swing in the evening. I would say that I am more like a melancholic kind of person but optimistic too, although nihilist most of the time. I do not have a pet but if I did it would be a huge dog that walks very slowly and cries if I jump into a river (update: I have two cats now).
My name means generous and I like generous people like my friend Gerardo who has the biggest heart. I also like geeks with whom I can talk about science and history and football (at the same time if possible). But I also like people with whom I can go out discothequing until the dawn of the morning and then share some chips with mayonnaise. I do not like smatphones and anchovies but I can eat a huge tiramisu in less than 30 seconds. In the last 10 years I have lived in France, Germany, England and Spain now, and my dream is to live in Latin America.


It's just a ride.
~Bill Hicks

In my next life I want to live my life backwards. You start out dead and get that out of the way. Then you wake up in an old people's home feeling better every day. You get kicked out for being too healthy, go collect your pension, and then when you start work, you get a gold watch and a party on your first day. You work for 40 years until you're young enough to enjoy your retirement. You party, drink alcohol, and are generally promiscuous, then you are ready for high school. You then go to primary school, you become a kid, you play. You have no responsibilities, you become a baby until you are born. And then you spend your last 9 months floating in luxurious spa-like conditions with central heating and room service on tap, larger quarters every day and then Voila! You finish off as an orgasm!
~Woody Allen.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Hosting a lot, surfing a little less, organizing parties on my terrace, and arranging to go to concerts with CSs.


Mostly fluffy and great. Rarely disappointed.


Music that takes my breath away, cinema that makes me think, nonfiction books that teaches all sorts of things, sports that are games too (in particular the good old European football), dances that can be danced in two (lindy hop, blues, and salsa), and above all, talking.

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Historias minimas; Me and you and everyone we know; Spring, summer, fall, winter... and spring.

Books: Herman Hesse, Milan Kundera, Bertrand Russel.

Music: Toumani Diabate, Antonin Dvorak, George Harrison.

Series: Arrested development, the Office (UK), Twin Peaks, Modern Family.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Visiting multicolor mountains in north Argentina.

Dancing with Tanzanian people.

Going to school (my parents sadly couldn't go).

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you to dance swing or blues. Or some French.

In return I like to learn about the history of countries in general.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Everything really.

Countries I’ve Visited

Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Rwanda, Scotland, Serbia, Tanzania, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

England, France, Germany, Spain

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