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IMPORTANT NOTICE As i am travelling right now i ll be able to host only 17 th and 18 th of november this year when i ll be back home before to travel again.
RIGHT NOW I CAN HOST U IN PARIS IF U ARE ADAPTABLE. THE SOFA IS A BIT DESTROYED BUT I GUESS ONE PERSON CAN FIT COMFORTABLY. THE THINK IS I HAVE NO LAPTOP RIGHT NOW SO DIRECT SPEAKING WOULD BE MUCH EASIER WITH A SOCIAL MEDIA. ASSUME THAT I HAVE INTERNET ONLY AT HOME AND MY SMARTFONE IS A BIT OLD. SO MAKE THE THING QUICK AND EASY WITH ALL INFOS FROM THE BEGINING. WELCOME

I CAN HOST U IN PARIS CITY OR IN GRAN CANARIA island depending about my schedule.
SO l could host u in Paris City or in a remote north coastal área like 30 kms away from las Palmas de Gran Canaria. U SHOULD READ CAREFULLY ALL MY HOME SECTION BEFORE TO ASK FOR HOSPITALITY PLEASE. THANK U.
I LL BE MUCH MORE HAPPY TO HOST U IF U SHOW U READ MY HOME SECTION. SO PLEASE SEND MAXIMUM DETAILS ABOUT YOUR TRIP FROM THE BEGINNING TO MAKE THING EASIER AND CLEARER. i MEAN IF U ASK FOR EMPATHY, SHOW U ARE EMPATHIC TOO, RIGHT ?
I WROTE A LOT IN THIS ABOUT SECTION AND I GUESS YOU MAYBE WON T BE INTERESTED IN READING IT : SO PLEASE SKIP IT IF YOU WISH.

It s mainly sentences and quotes i like and i want to remember.
They are written in different languages.

I am an open spirit searching for knowledge, freedom and conscience.
Travel, i mean the real adventurous one, is one of the best way to reach this goals i guess.

Create my own path
in a poetic way
searching for
Connections
To feel up Energy
To fill up Life

Light but Reliable
Deep but not Heavy
Crazy but not a Fool
Limit Pusher but Respectful
Sensible and Sensitive
Idealist but Pragmatic
Witty and funny

well , i said the most important way about my "mission".
Right now i am working on a documentary movie.
I suppose i am a real traveller, this is what i do the best, especially off beaten track.
Anyway, being a traveller is just a state of mind, geographic movement just help to catch the cream of life, especially without searching for comfort but taking risks and believing in.
About believing, I do believe in people , even if a lot of them are quite desesperating especially in our rich countries. anyway, i continue to believe even if from the first minute some ones show their limits and will turn the tables or try to catch your own energy. Never mind, I prefer to keep believing and give them a chance , even if i have a big chance to be hurt myself at the end. As say the proverb " les chiens aboient, la caravane passe. " I don t know about the same idea in english ? Sorry about that.
I like to walk in cities of arts and national parks too. Walking is like a spiritual work for me.
I trek , sail , dive , dance , love ...
I listen, i smell,i read, i listen, i speak, i taste, i look and i vibrate.
Maybe my mission is to die less stupid than i was born
or maybe better to not forget original genuity and the experience i learnt as the same time ...
And continue to search more connexions with Gaia mother.
That s why i travel.
I love to read but i must admit i don t take the time enough from so long.
But i promised i ll do it when i ll be tired to walk. And when i ll be bigger, i ll even maybe try to write !
I am interested in spiritualit and anything we cannot explain even if they do exist, so we don t call them science but magic.
Human sciences in general and all types of arts.
Well i borned very cartesian and I understood by travelling how everything is connected and has a sense. Just need to open ourself and try to feel. I guess this idea of synchronicity that i felt many times traveling is very well explained in books for example as the Celestine Profecy from James Redfield.
i try to grew up myself , living crazy things , pushing the fear away .
And just hoping that we still have a chance to not killing completely that wonderful chance we have to be in this World gifted by mother Nature.

toujours
les mots des maux
et moi d emoi
transi , transit
entre
le bonheur
et
la douleur
Douceur
de
la bonne heure
j attends ...

( c est de moi ! )

La meilleure maniere de
ne pas perdre son temps
c est de le prendre

( et oui ! )

Tourists are terrorists
Artists are on their list
Traveller are much clever
better adventurer

( Toujours pour vous servir! ne pas trop rigoler svp )

Some people think
they need to see to believe
some others knows
they need to believe to see

( right ? )

It s not about
to imagine
that you saw
what u wanted
to see
but
to do
what you will need
to see
what you imagined

( maybe next one which is the same idea is clearer )

Live your dream
not
Dream your life

( Am i right ?
even better to make words true too !)

Un proverbe chinois dit:

Pleure qui peut, rit qui veut.

( J y rajouterai; )

Pleure qui veut,
Rit qui peut !

J adjoint ci dessous l origine des termes Religion et Reussite. Quand vous les aurez lu, vous comprendrez pourquoi, pour ma part; voyager est une ... religion reussie !

- ETHYMOLOGIE DE RELIGION De religio, «attention scrupuleuse». Selon Cicéron (Ier siècle av. J.C) le terme vient de relegere, «recueillir, rassembler» ou«relire» (De natura deorum, Livre II, 28, 72). On insiste alors sur l'idée d'attention, de suivi scrupuleux du rite indépendant d'un engagement croyant. Selon Lactance (III-IV esc.), il vient de religare, «relier», et la religion relie l'homme à Dieu (Institutions divines, IV, 28, 3-12). On ici met l'accent sur le lien au divin ou entre les fidèles réunis par la religion. L'étymologie de religion est donc l'objet de débat dès l'Antiquité; et le thème de la «double»étymologie de religion (relegere/religare) a été très commenté.

- ETHYMOLOGIE DE REUSSITE Réussir, qui se traduit en anglais par success et auquel on associe le mot succès, tient son origine directement du mot CÉDER! Effectivement, ceci est particulièrement intéressant dans l’histoire des réussites et de «ce qui cède». Parce qu’il y a aussi le mot décéder qui découle de la même racine. Pas seulement ça, mais aussi excéder, concéder, succéder, procéder, précéder, cesser et ainsi de suite. Or, l’origine de ce mot est pour le moins inattendue: c’est en fait que le sens de «céder», en latin cedo, signifie aussi «se retirer». Donc, il implique un mouvement. Ainsi, accedo en latin signifie d’abord «s’approcher»; decedo, «s’en aller». De la même manière, praecedo était «marcher en avant». Ainsi, successus était plutôt un «dénouement», comme lorsque le «nœud cède». cedere a donc aussi un sens d’«aller», comme «les affaires vont bien», et par extension, «réussissent». La réussite est dans l’abandon. Pour ce qui est de réussite en tant que tel, ce mot est emprunté à l’italien riuscire, à l’origine étymologique non moins intéressante. Parce que uscire signifie «sortir», riuscire est donc la deuxième sortie. C’est employé dans le sens de l’«aboutissement» d’un chemin, pourvu qu’il y ait une ouverture. Donc, riuscire se produit lorsque, par exemple, une rue commence à un embranchement donné et finit, ouvre sur la mer. On en est «ressorti»; on a «réussi».

Je pense qu'a la source des mythologies ,on trouve une histoire veridique et le fait de vouloir structurer un fondement social par un exemple atemporel. C est pour cela que la realite peut toujours depasser la fiction, la vie peut depasser le reve. Et ceci malgre la virtualite croissante de notre societe contemporaine, qui tend a un monde surfait, sans plus de connections avec la realite. Par consequent, en recherchant l aventure dans le voyage, on se donne l occasion de s immiscer dans des interactions qui nous font ressentir pleinement l Energie du Monde. Ainsi, par cette lucidite sans cesse renouvelee et de par le bonheur de vivre des moments "forts" , on peut se recentrer en la beaute et la plenitude du temps et de l espace. ( Sic ! ) Et, a mon humble avis , ce travail (ou travel) est une maniere de se connecter a une realite superieure , comme d autres recherches spirituelles . ( votre serviteur )

En lien direct avec les idees que j evoque maladroitement ci dessus, je me permets de rajouter ce qui suis, afin d eclaircir ce que j essayais d exprimer precedemment. Au vu de mes remarques concernant la mystique du voyage, plusieurs personnes m avaient conseille de lire "La prophetie des Andes " de James Redfield. En le lisant j ai pu trouver confirmation a plusieurs de mes intuitions. Je me permet d ajouter des passages dudit livre;

-" L amour n est pas un concept intellectuel ou un imperatif moral. C est une emotion qui apparait quand on est relie a l energie qui existe dans l univers,..."
-" Quand vous accumulez suffisamment d energie, vous etes en mesure de declencher consciemment l evolution, de provoquer les coincidences qui vous feront progresser. "
-" Le probleme dans la vie n est pas de trouver les reponses, c est de poser les bonnes questions. Si la questin est bien posee, elle trouve toujours sa reponse. "

Un autre ouvrage; THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED from SCOTT PECK m a encore plus etonne car je partageais la meme rethorique depuis bien longtemps sans le savoir. Me voici donc rassure que ma philosohie de vie soit prone en exemple. http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/3061.M_Scott_Peck

QUOTES:

Quotes about travel in french
https://tour-monde.fr/les-plus-belles-citations-de-voyage-et-de-tour-du-monde/

I shall be gone and live or stay and die.
SHAKESPEARE

To travel is to live
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN

Entre dans la forme, sors de la forme et trouve ta liberte.
BOUDHISME SHAN

... En resistance au mepris que nous manifestons envers notre prochain, a l ignorance que nous entretenons quant au monde ou nous vivons, a notre refus d ouvrir les yeux sur les formes secretes de la beaute, a notre surdite quand s eleve une voix autre et qui narre un recit different. »
ALBERTO MANGUEL
Postface à « Resistance » de BARRY LOPEZ

There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself.
HERMAN HESSE

Muere lentamente quien se transforma en sus hábitos, quien no se arriesga, quien evita una pasión, quien no arriesga lo cierto por lo incierto, quien abandona antes de empezar, quien se queja de su mala suerte, quien no viaja, ni lee, quien no sueña ni persigue sueños, quien no confía, quien no lo intenta, quien no ama.
PABLO NERUDA

Le tout est supérieur à la somme des parties
CHRISTIAN VON EHRENFELS

Faites que la beauté reste,
que la jeunesse demeure,
que le coeur ne se puisse lasser
et vous reproduirez le ciel.
CHATEAUBRIAND

WANDERLUST and SERENDIPITY

serendipite : Capacite à reconnaitre intuitivement et immediatement —et a exploiter rapidement et creativement— les consequences potentielles heureuses et les opportunites offertes par un concours malheureux de circonstances (erreur, maladresse, négligence, incompetence, etc.)

PHILOTIMO
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philotimo

Si algo bueno te pasa
Viaja pa celebrar
Si algo malo te pasa
Viaja pa olvidar
Si nada te pasa
Viaja para que algo te pase

Muere lentamente quien no viaja,
quien no lee,
quien no oye música
quien no encuentra gracia en sí mismo
Muere lentamente
quien destruye su amor propio,
quien no se deja ayudar.
Muere lentamente
quien se transforma en esclavo del hábito
repitiendo todos los días los mismos
trayectos,
quien no cambia de marca,
no se atreve a cambiar el color de su vestimenta
o bien no conversa con quien no conoce.
Muere lentamente
quien evita una pasión y su remolino de
emociones,
justamente éstas que regresan el brillo a los ojos
y restauran los corazones destrozados.
Muere lentamente
quien no gira el volante cuando está infeliz con
su trabajo, o su amor,
quien no arriesga lo cierto ni lo incierto para ir
atrás de un sueño
quien no se permite, ni siquiera una vez en su vida,
huir de los consejos sensatos......
¡ Vive hoy !
¡ Arriesga hoy !
¡Hazlo hoy !
¡ No te dejes morir lentamente !
¡ No te impidas ser feliz !
MARTHA MEDEIROS

C A R P E D I E M
Don’t allow the day to end without having grown a bit,
without being happy, without feeding your dreams.
Don’t be defeated by discouragement.
Don’t allow anyone to take away your right to express yourself,
which is almost a duty.
Don’t abandon the desire to make something extraordinary of your life.
Don’t stop believing that words and poetry can change the world.
No matter what happens, our essence is intact.
We are beings filled with passion.
Life is both desert and Oasis.
It knocks us down, it hurts us, it teaches us,
it turns us into the protagonists of our own stories.
Even if the winds blow against us,
the powerful masterpiece continues:
You can add a stanza.
Never stop dreaming,
because in Dreams Man can be free.
Don’t fall into the most fatal of errors: Silence.
The majority live in a frightful silence.
Don’t resign yourself to this, flee…..
"I emit my screams from the roofs of this world”, says the poet.
Value the beauty of the simple things.
One can make beautiful poetry about little things.
Don’t betray you beliefs,
because we can’t row against our own selves:
That turns life into hell.
Enjoy the panic provoked by having your life in front of you.
Live it intensely, without mediocrity.
Remember that the future is within you,
so face your duties with pride and without fear.
Learn from those who can teach you.
From the experiences of those that preceded us,
our “Dead Poets”,
They will help you walk through life.
The society of today is us:
The “Living Poets”
Don’t allow life to get by you
without living it…..
WALT WHITMAN

Il en faut peu pour être heureux
vraiment très peu pour être heureux
il faut se satisfaire du nécessaire "
un peu d'eau fraîche et de verdure
que nous prodigue la nature Quelques rayons de miel et de soleil.
BALOO s song in the Jungle Book

- Noi siamo nati in questa condizione di viventi soggetti a malatie dell anima, non meno numerose di quelle del corpo. Incredibile e la forza della filosofia nel respingere ogni attacco della sorte; alcuni dardi li priva della loro forza, altri li rende vani.
- Frequenta quelle che potremmo renderti migliore, accogli quelli che potrai rendere migliori.
- Insegnando gli uomini imparano.
- La solitudine e per lo spirito lo che il cibo e per il corpo.
- Il piu potente e colui che ha su se stesso un proprio potere.
- Solo colore che hanno tempo per la sapienza dispongono del loro tempo.
- Nulla tanto sfugge al controlo del uomo impegnato cuanto al vivere; davvero non c e realta che sia piu dificile da conoscere.
- Ci vuole tutta la vita per imparare a vivere e, quel que forse sembrera più strano, ci vuole tutta la vita per imparare a morire.
- E ingrato chi nega il beneficio ri

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Meeting people is the most important part of a trip.
Hospitality is a great value for me. I hosted many people and be hosted too when i was travelling, even before to be a CS member. So i think it s so a logical and wonderful idea to help people on the way and making people connecting. I used to be too much contrite on myself when i was younger. Now i know that even the best traveller ever will only be a lost homeless if great inhabitants won t open their arms for him.
By travelling , helping at home, being an host and a guest and promoting the site too to anybody i can meet on the way, i try to extend this beautiful concept.

Interests

Wanderlust Connexion Love Happiness Art Adventure Conciousness Freedom Nature Experience

  • culture
  • writing
  • traveling
  • magic
  • music
  • scuba diving
  • sailing
  • archeology
  • ecology
  • philosophy
  • psychology
  • travel
  • art
  • cinema
  • nature
  • mythology
  • freedom
  • trekking
  • spirituality
  • knowledge
  • museums
  • love
  • consciousness
  • video editing
  • understanding
  • evolution
  • spitituality
  • trekking,
  • many more
  • south east asia
  • adventure trips
  • connexion
  • knowning filming

Music, Movies, and Books

I am fond of music , black and Rom musics in general. But i am going more and more on cool jazz and even European classical music.
I like to dance , especially afro- cuban music.
About movies i guess i prefer french movies from the 40 s, american from the 50 s and italian from the 60 s.
So i like old black and white ones. ! But new blockbusters catch me too.
I love to read but i must admit i don t take the time from so long ... time ! except for Lonely Planet guides !
But i promised i ll do it when i ll be tired to walk. And when i ll be bigger, i ll even maybe try to write !
Many authors catch me the list would be too long but i can remember right now; Henry Miller ( some pages are just like enlightening bombs for me. Pure pleasure ... ), A.Camus, F.Nietszche, C.G Jung, Jim Harrison ( some novels are just perfectly equilibrate, even if it was traduce in french, so the traductor made a great job too i guess.) They are too many more ...
i love life, arts in general, the list is too exhaustive...
let s try for some painters then :
Mantegna, Ingres, De la Tour, Monticelli, Van Gogh, Da Vinci, della Francesca, Caravaggio, De Morales, J.Clouet, Cimabue, G.Bellini, Lippi, El Greco, De Zurbaran, Fragonard, Van Eyck, Bosch, Van der Weyden, Vermeer, de Ribera, Quentin De La Tour, Da Messina, Fra Angelico, Signorelli, Soutine, Modigliani, Moreau, Caillebotte, Cezanne, Courbet, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Munch, Serusier, Vallotton,
so many ...
so much to say but in two minutes , i could pass days to answer ! but ok for example in cinema ;
Orson Wells, Fritz Lang, Marcel Carne, Joseph Mankiewicz, Federico Fellini , J.P Jeunet, Luc Besson. Marlon Brando, R.De Niro , A.Pacino, H.Bogart, L.Bacall , P.Dewaere, Louis Jouvet, Jules Berri,
And for music, maybe more complicate because so many are on my list but in one minute, i say ;
G.Moustaki, S.Gainsbourg, James Brown, Otis Redding, Billie Holliday, Bjork, Guiseppe Verdi,

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Extraordinary is suposed to be out of the ordinary right ?
i prefer to think that everythink is usual, so even if i cannot really feel what a great chance i have when i travel at least i continue to feel it simply and naturally, whithout looking at from outside ...
It makes me keeping connected completely. Even if i see now how i forgot so many incredibile experiences , by the fact to live them day by day, for years.
Hopefully, I ll still be able to remember about some of crazy adventures...
I mean travelling put me in connexion with the world and the road become the gate to magic and mistery.
About details or some stories , better to ask me directly cause the list is too long and maybe you won t even believe me !

Teach, Learn, Share

I can host and help in Paris to travel, visit and enjoy the city for cheap or even free.
I can host u in Gran Canaria and u should be independent especially with transportation cause i live in a quiet remote area. Very scenic place i guess, just the sea, the desert and the sky ...
In paris i have many invitations for art events as concerts, art openings, theater etc.
I guess i can help people to organize a trip and choose destinations, cause i done it many times for many places around the world.
I m living now in Gran Canaria too. So we can share a nice conversation, a day on the beach, walking around or aperitif and dinner.
Right now i search for people to come with me in a jungle expedition to make a documentary ; it means my team staff should have good adventure spirit and be fit , knowning filming ,video editing or taking sound. An archeologist specialized in Americas is required too
I need to learn to use Final Cut Pro. i want to die a little less lost than i borned ,so still much road to do ! I love to meet people and share. If somebody can teach me to levitate I m there !
For example , I need to learn to be less touched inside by bad behaviors and many other things of course. I can give you a good massage after a a tiring visiting day and i can receive one also ! I can cook for you and you can cook for me too I can give you good tips about Paris and about traveling too , contacts in a lot of area of this world. I can teach to scuba dive and give u an headache with long stories ! I guess i can be a specialist for the last one, so don t hesitate to stop me if u are bored !

What I Can Share with Hosts

A meal, a concert, a party or a museum visit if i m not too busy
I can help in Paris to travel, visit and enjoy the city for cheap or even free.
i have many invitations for art events as concerts, art openings, theater etc.
I guess i can help to organize a trip and choose destinations, cause i done it many times for many places.
I m living for the instance in Gran Canaria.
We can go around my house to a beach, some natural sea pools, or for a walk. It s a very quiet zone just in front of the ocean, with a magnificent view on Teide peak in Tenerife island which is just in front of the terrace.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Estonia, France, French Polynesia, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Saint Lucia, San Marino, Scotland, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Dominica, France, French Polynesia, Guadeloupe, Honduras, Italy, Martinique, Mexico, Spain

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