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Overview

  • 1 Reference
  • Fluent in English; learning Hindi, Spanish
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2017
  • Visual Artist, Dancer and Arts Educator
  • Macalester College
  • From Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Profile 75% complete

About Me

I am a visual artist, Dancer and Arts Educator. I have traveled quite a bit in Northern India over the past decade and I have also traveled abroad to Nepal, Trinidad, Ethiopia and soon Europe. I love gardening and being close to nature but I also really appreciate the upbeat rhythm of a big city. While I have not had my own couch surfing profile until now, I have surfed through friends accounts over the years and have always had wonderful experiences. Once I settle down more, I hope to be a better host to travelers and pay it forward.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I have had really great experiences meeting new people on Couchsurfing while traveling with my friends. I think it is a great way to travel, meet new people and glimpse various lifestyles in a new city/country.

Interests

  • arts
  • performing arts
  • cooking
  • hiking
  • camping
  • history
  • food
  • nature
  • dance
  • healthy food
  • contemporary dance
  • alternative medicine
  • gardens
  • visual art
  • visual culture
  • installation art
  • musi

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: currently I like... PRINCE! (RIP minnesotan legand...), Pharaoh Sanders, Nina Simone(for life!), Solange, Kendrick Lamar, Zuluuzuluu, MMYYKK, Lida Pimienta, Arthur Russel
Movies: yes.
Books: Alice Walker, Octavia Butler, Tom Robbins

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Traveled to Ladak, India and played hockey with youth in the only Indian state where ice rinks exist! (and supposedly we travelled over the 2nd highest mountain pass in the world!)

What I Can Share with Hosts

I recognize that it takes a lot to open up your home to people you don't know and I try not to take that for granted.

Countries I’ve Visited

Ethiopia, India, Nepal, Trinidad and Tobago

Countries I’ve Lived In

India, United States

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