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I once heard, when building up a character what would be the most trusthworthy: the physical description, others' perception or the actions? They say that actions. Personally, I trust more verbs than nouns, so I'd better give you some of "my" verbs: travel, think, write, dance; hike, draw, chat, write; teach, run, swim, write...
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Memorable: really nice talks. You feel re-linked: there's a lot of echoes everywhere, anywhere. Nice way to get to know more about yourself and others; yourself in others.
Just live, sein lassen, live and let live. My time is the most valuable thing I've got so I try to fill it in with all the verbs my heart asks me to use at the very moment.
I enjoy being by myself, but I do like too, to share the moment with another free spirit, or, if I am strong enough to help if they are in need.
Love nature: the deep blue sea, forests, deserts, mountains; caves, dunes, mountains; the deep blue sea, caves, mountains.
Love culture: art, philosophy, literature, history, science, landscape architecture, agriculture, astronomy.
Music, Movies, and Books
Books, or rather say authors, friends I've met along the way:
William Blake, Nietzsche, Borges, Shakespeare, Rulfo, Cortázar, S. Beckett, Kundera; Lautréamont.
Books: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (L. Carroll); "The Doors of Perception Heaven and Hell" (Huxley); Canek's story, this Maya hero; "Tuareg" (Vázquez-Figueroa).
Bach, Michael Nyman (particularly, "Fish Beach"), Sigur Ros, Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails ("Still"), Pink Floyd, Radical Face, some "trova" songs, "Latinoamerica", Caifanes (Mexican group).
"The Perfect Human" (Jorgen Leth), "Moebius" (Mosquera) , "La Montaña Sagrada" (Jodorowsky), "Eternal Sunshine...", "Dolls" (Takeshi Kitano)... "Into the Wild"...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Spying a spider in the heights.
Teach, Learn, Share
Languages (English, German, French, Spanish) (Could help with any of these English certifications: FCE, CAE, IELTS)
English Literature and western/eastern philosophy
Survival skills (from cookery or growing crops to first aids or self defense).
The "unknown" would say? You can learn something from everybody.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Experiences, thoughts, perspectives. Art exchange, for instance: a text or a drawing (maybe even a performance) for a piece of music.
Countries I’ve Visited
France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In