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  • 26 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Spanish
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • nanotechnology engeneer
  • learning by doing
  • From Gerstetten: a nice swabian village, where my heart belongs to.
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me


traveling all the way to patagonia


Hallo! I´m Lena, a life-affirming engeneer of nanotechnology structure from Germany, where i studied. Always a smile on my face and a big warm heart... I´m very positive and most of the time in a good mood (except in the morning ;-)). I´m active (always doing something) and open to try everything. I like dancing to all kind of music. It´s a way to express myself and to feel my body. I like traveling especeally because i love meeting interesting people and their way of living and thinking. Also i want to get to know music of other countries and cultures and i love tasting foreign food.


"Live and let live"

"Das Leben ist wie ein Spiegel, lächelt man hinein, dann lacht es zurück."

"Wenn du ein glückliches Leben leben willst, verbinde es mit einem Ziel, nicht aber mit Menschen oder Dingen." (A. Einstein)

"If you can conceive and if you believe it, you can achieve it!"

"Es ist kein Zeichen von Gesundheit, an eine von Grund auf kranke Gesellschaft gut angepasst zu sein. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

"Peace, Love and Harmony."

"You were born an original, don't die a copy!"

"Work in order to live and don´t live in order to work."

"Alles, selbst die Lüge, dient der Wahrheit - Schatten löschen die Sonne nicht aus." (Franz Kafka)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


host, guest, meet, find, communicate...


None yet.


Besides laughing, discussing cooking and eating, i like: Dancing (Flamenco, salsa, swing...), Reading, Music (hearing and making - actually i´m learning to play the guitar and try to sing to this), news and politics (not the mainsntream media), nature, the vegetables and plants on my balcony, all kinds of sport (outside preferred - snowboarding, surfing, hiking, cycling...), travelling and simply hanging out with my friends.

  • singing
  • concerts
  • dancing
  • flamenco
  • bachata
  • dining
  • cooking
  • partying
  • drinking
  • politics
  • news
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • guitar
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sports
  • communications

Music, Movies, and Books

Neil Young, Xavier Rudd, Pearl Jam, Bob Marley, Dire Straits, Paul Simon, Angus and Julia Stone, Alpha Blondy, Feist, Great Lake Swimmers, Grizzly Bear, Nubla, Tryo, Noir Desir, Dixie Chicks, Leonard Cohen, Chris de Burgh, John Willamson, Rana Fahran, Alt J, Estrella Morente, Estopa, Diego Cigala, Paco de Lucia, Lucio Dalla, Gianna Nannini, Leila Downs, Groundation, The XX, Bob Dylan, Tracy Chapman, Nina Simone, Buena Vista Social Club, CocoRosie, Eric Clapton, Gee Gee Kettel, Of Monsters and Men, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, Joan Manuel Serrat, Rosana, John Butler Trio, Kings of Leon, Seasick Steve, Wyclef Jean, Maná, Manu Chao, max Herre, Mercedes Sosa, Morcheeba, Mumford & Sons, Orishas, Patrice, The tallest man on earth ...

I don´t watch a lot of movies. I´m just watching in winter, when it´s ugly moutside and then most of the time i prefer documentaries. But i can name a few movies i really liked: Persepolis, Der ewige Gärtner, We feed the world, Soul Kitchen, Ziemlich beste Freunde, Free Rainer - Dein Fernsehr lügt, Amores perros, sin nombre, La vida Loca, Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei, Auf der anderen Seite, Fasten auf Italienisch, Lammbock, Dr. Seltsam oder wie ich lernte die Bombe zu lieben, One flew over the Cuckoo´s nest, Das Experiment, Lang lebe Ned Devine, Wie im Himmel, Die Kirche bleibt im Dorf, Vincent will Meer, Willkommen bei den Sch´tis, Der Baader Meinhof Komplex, Das Leben der Anderen, Herre Lehmann, Elementarteilchen, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Juno, Die Herbstzeitlosen, Die T

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I´ve been in coincidence on a private party of orishas after their concert. Lot´s of food, drinks, dancing and fun...

Teach, Learn, Share

I´m open to share everything. My knowledge, my skills, my experience...
On the other hand i´m keen on learning everything you can teach me, because learning is great! I´m sure i can simply learn something just by getting to know you. Especially i would like to learn how to cook meals of other cultures and countries. I would also like to cook something german for you and if you want i can teach you how to do it. I can also teach you dancing Flamenco, Salsa, Merengue, Bachata... Or maybe i can teach you snowboarding or skiing. Anyway i can bring some positive and friendly wind in your life.
These are just some examples. I think it´s kind of natural that people always learn from each other just by sharing some lifetime.

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