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Larisa Karr

Syracuse, New York, United States

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  • 2 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, English; learning French, German, Spanish, Ukrainian
  • 23, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Student
  • Film Studies and Anthropology
  • From Asheville, North Carolina
  • Profile 50% complete

About Me


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I'm quite outgoing, neurotic, chaotic, level-headed, philosophic, annoying, batty, pensive, antisocial at times, thus prone to fostering an unhealthy obsession with nostalgia..and usually engaged in a brutal interior monologue in my head. I like to sing to combat my neuroses; deal with it. Or better yet, join me!


I wish I knew (and yet, I don't really). That might be creepy.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


hosting and surfing (doy)


I have hosted twice when I was living in Berlin, Germany. I have surfed thrice: once in Cagliari, Italy; once upon a time in Karlsruhe, Germany, and another time in Budapest, Hungary.


Cinema Literature Dance Dance Revolution (!!) Biking Photography (I have a Lomo and also an old Nikon) Poetry Reading Incessant singing Silence Noise Philosophy Sociology Theatre Music!

Music, Movies & Books

Films: Rear Window Psycho La Jetee Alien The Parent Trap (older and newer) Mulan Synecdoche, New York Ed Wood Lolita I Heart Huckabees

Books: Invisible Man Death of a Salesman Master & Margarita Post Office On the Road Howl Nikolai Gogol short stores I harbor a particular fancy for the Beat Generation.

Music: My inklings are awash in randomness I'm afraid: Best Coast Beach House Django Reinhardt George Gershwin Frederic Chopin I like nitty gritty soul! Tom Waits Janis Joplin James Brown You can dig! http://youtube/6GuDExkBmnU

Also pianists in the vein of Phillip Glass, Hauschka, Claude Debussy and Goldmund: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JthxVHkRT9Y

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Milford Sound in New Zealand is lovely.

I loved visiting Prague, Lviv, and Florence. Climbing the Harbour Bridge in Sydney Australia was also a really cool experience. I'm afraid of heights, so it was a bit intimidating, but nevertheless exhilatering.

Teach, Learn, Share

I would like to learn so many things!!! Namely: to play piano a lot better to play the accordion to play the violin to learn how to play guitar to learn how to crochet to learn how to cook to learn how to make stained glass acting (improv and classical) bettering my geek (with DDR and Guitar Hero. I would also like to update my knowledge of older video games. That would be bitching)

I can teach you how to turn a frown upside down, and also how to make a really yummy Upside-Down Cake.

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Germany, United States

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