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laurentmp

Vals-les-Bains, Rhone-Alpes, France

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Italian
  • 53, Male
  • Member since 2013
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

meet new friends

ABOUT ME

I try to be helpful, available and "bon vivant" I moved to Ardèche in August 2014. Before that I lived 9 years in Paris, 6 years in the USA and 7 years in Central America. I enjoy meeting new people, getting to know them and making friends. I love travelling, exploring cities. I love trying local food (and drinks).

PHILOSOPHY

Respect others don't judge them Treasure frienship

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Only hosting so far. I'll give surfing a try someday.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Guests : Brigitte (Germany) Pawel and Maciek (Poland) Kassy and Ross (USA) Magda and Bartolomei (Poland) Aoife and Luc (Ireland) Quentin (France) Voytek and Pawel (Poland) Elsa and Paul (USA) Josh (USA) Lenny and Andy (Germany) Chris (Austria) Maja and Jure (Slovenia) Ana and Domagoj (Croatia) Anna and Karina (Belarus) Pim (Netherlands)

Interests

Photography Hiking I love to walk around in cities but I also enjoy hiking in more natural sites. I cannot spend a day without reading at least a few pages.

Music, Movies & Books

MOVIES : Dead man, O brother where art thou ?, Les tontons flingueurs, Tarantino's movies, Scorcese's movies, Western movies...

MUSIC : Rolling Stones, Beatles, Al Green, The Clash, Neville brothers, Bruce Springsteen, Cesaria Evora, Coldplay..., lots of french singers, some classical music...

BOOKS : Crime novels, history books, travels books... Too many authors to list them all

One Amazing Thing I've Done

In each travel, I have lived extraordinary experiences. From sharing the life of indigenous people in Honduras,climbing volcanos in El Slavador or Nicaragua, living on a farm in Colombia, to getting very close to whales in the St Laurent river in Quebec or trying to follow the tracks of my family in Croatia, Slovakia and Italy. Too hard to single out one experience. Everyday life can be pretty extraordinary !

Teach, Learn, Share

I like to teach and learn about cooking, languages and art.

Countries I've Visited

Andorra, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

France, Honduras, United States

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