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Laura Tobaruela

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Overview

  • 30 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in Catalan, Valencian, English, French, Spanish; learning German
  • 34, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Traveling for one year. Off from IT,...
  • Biology degree and Grinberg Method P...
  • From Barcelona (Spain)
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION : traveling for a year.

Started in May 2015 flying to San Francisco. Western US for a month: Yosemite, Death Valley N.M., Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Zion, Bryce, Arches, Teton, Yellowstone, Glacier, Bend (Oregon), San Francisco, Reno, Fullerton.

Next: México, Cuba, Guatemala.

Goal: discover how the world works, the nature, people, food, and culture.

ABOUT ME

Can't know "everything about me", we should meet if you want to know.

I enjoy doing new things, being at the nature, travelling, meeting people.
Specially meeting people, learning, discovering.
Dancing, moving, the sea.
Movies, music, singing.
Cooking, enjoying food.

I've been teaching to pay atention to the body by the Grinberg Method.
I've been working as a science teacher for teenagers as well.

PHILOSOPHY

I'd like to make a better world, if possible.
Better choice (to move and change things) than complaining constantly.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

CS Meetings and groups, summer camps, and hosting in Barcelona.

Hiking, concerts, cinema, ...

Showing my city to surfers.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I was introduced by a friend to a CS hiking. I loved the people, spirit, the project and this new possibility, so I joined.
Since then, not disapointed,

- Hiking meetings: Torrent de la Cabana, Gr-92 from Begur to Palamós, Via Ferrata: Regina and La Feixa del Colom, La Mola, ...
- Cinema, Sailing, Music, ... Barcelona Cs meetings
- And more (I've stopped counting).

Made new friends and met awesome people!

Interests

Music, cinema, travels, cooking and eating, people, nature, books, dancing, the beach!
Singing.

Music, Movies & Books

such a long list!

Let's meet and specify

Music: spanish rumba, classic jazz, bossanova, rock&some punk, musicals. Boleros, Tangos, some copla...

Movies: good ones ;)

Books: specially science fiction ones. I used to read a lot in the past, now I have sadly replaced books by electronic devices and the internet.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia), the most amazing place I've ever been to, 10.000 sq. metres of white and flat salt! Just amazing. July 2008.

Traveling around the US Western National Parks for one month, May 2015.

Sharing a 30 sq.m. apartment with other 8 friends in Wien during 4 days, ending 2009's year.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you Catalan, Spanish, French.
Foot Reflexology, spanish cooking, plants gardening, something related to biology.

I'd like to learn portuguese, german, to knit, rock climbing, new cooking, ...

What I Can Share With Hosts

Cooking and interest for food.
Music.
Talks.
Podal reflexology.
Language exchange.
Gardening.
Baby siting.

Countries I've Visited

Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Chile, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Morocco, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Countries I've Lived In

France, Spain

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