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Hi, I'm Leo.
I'm an extremely open minded person. I actually ENJOY getting to know other people's "worlds" (meaning ways of living, thinking, believing, experiencing). I can be a bit shy sometimes, what seem to surprise some people who see me hitchhiking and getting into strangers cars on videos they've watched.
I'm usually a host myself, but currently I'm traveling, so it shifts. I'm interested in helping you with something you might need, especially if I'm staying a bit longer at your place. I like to learn new stuff, from cooking to taking care of plants, pets, farms, etc. - doesn't really matter what. So if you need, let me know. :)
Sometimes when I have time I work in some projects as a volunteer programmer from wherever I am.
Note: if I've asked you for a couch for a few days but you think you wouldn't mind to have me a bit longer, tell me! Sometimes I enjoy staying a few more days too if I'm not in a hurry to get to somewhere. =)
=> Where have I hitched so far (last update january 2017):
- South America (the whole east coast, besides crossing it from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific coast)
+ Brazil (all the south and southeast states, besides many states of the north and northeast)
+ The Netherlands
- Southeast Asia
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
For hosting, surfing and helping fellow travelers who are around
I love learning about body language reading; I enjoy meeting new people (especially if they're not in groups); I enjoy open minded people; people who don't fear too much; freedom; diversity; criativity; attitude; happiness! And once in a while I enjoy sitting by myself, looking to somewhere far away while spending sometimes processing my thoughts too.
- open source
- cultural diversity
Music, Movies, and Books
Currently I've been listening nonstop to Aurora, a Norweagian singer and song-writer. I've done jogging and in evenings I've went to bed many times listening to her songs - they fit well for me in almost any situation and they relax me. You should look her up if you haven't heard her yet, she've got an amazing voice.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I've quit two positions that I always wanted to reach on two nice companies one in Brazil and the other one in Denmark. I often get to a point where I can't be just traveling, then I start working - or that I can't be just working, then I quit everything again to start travelling (and by this I mean, hitchhiking).
I've travelled across many places and countries by hitchhiking.
Some people think that it's amazing, or that it's "bravery". I think I'm just following the flow that makes me more comfortable. Maybe comfort zones tend to make me feel uncomfortable after a while. :)
I've tried to get a ride on top of a train in Brazil once, but it didn't work that day as the train never went past because it was Sunday. I'm still gonna try it again one day again.
Sometimes while travelling I camp in public places in the city centers. I've done it in Brazil at least, where people might think it's too crazy of me to do so - but that gave me the chance to meet some cool people instead.
Teach, Learn, Share
permaculture, technology, programming, cultural differences, languages, equality...
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Faroe Islands, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Norway, Peru, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Uruguay
Countries I’ve Lived In
Brazil, Denmark, Thailand