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explore what life has to offer, improve my French
i'm the kind of person who randomly smiles at strangers, helps old ladies getting of the bus or rescues kittens from trees. people might argue that i'm overdoing it with the whole "being-friendly-thing", but i just like helping others and even though it sounds cliché i think whenever you do something nice, you'll get something nice back in return.
i grew up in a small village in upper austria where everybody greets everybody, the grass is green and the sun shines bright. i've lived and worked in ecuador, france and spain. living abroad thaught me a lot, if not about life then at least about myself. also i've learnt that the world is growded by amazingly nice people, something that is proved easily with websites like couchsurfing.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
surfing, hosting, sharing
without lying i can say that i´ve always had a great time with everyone i met through couchsurfing. would be difficult to pick out a specific story. what i like most about the project is, that it makes it easier to get to know places the way they really are.
i like meeting new people and treating them as if i´ve known them forever, i like traveling and getting to know cities and countries the most authentic way possible.
i love the sea, all rivers and lakes, i could spend hours just swimming and diving around, but actually i enjoy any activity in nature. hiking in the mountains, skiing and slacklining are just a few examples. But even just sitting around at random places enjoying nature is great.
reading and writing is something i try to do on a regular basis cause it makes me a more level-headed person. so does listening to music - even though i listen to a lot of different types of music, i'm still very picky (if you wanna know what my idea of "good music" is, let's discuss that in person over a beer or two).
other art-stuff i'm really into is photography and street art. Which is a pretty nice combination, i love wandering through the streets taking pictures.
Music, Movies, and Books
El Túnel / La Sombra del Viento / Clockwork Orange / Le Petit Prince / The Great Gatsby / Die Entdeckung der Langsamkeit / The Unbearable Lightness of Being / Ishmael / L'Étranger / El cartero de Neruda / Der Alte Mann und Mr. Smith / Am Hang / Steppenwolf / Once minutos / Der Alchimist / Die Stimmen des Flusses
/ Das Parfum
Der Baader Meinhof-Komplex / Fight Club /Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas / City of God / Away We Go / Contact High / Blow / The Royal Tenenbaums / American History X / Lucky Number Slevin / Trainspotting / Sin City / Freedom Writers / Lords of Dogtown / Inside Man / Exit through the Gift Shop / Holy Motors / Into The Wild / Filth And Wisdom / almost every movie by Quentin Tarantino, Tim Burton, Almodóvar or Wes Anderson...
i love going to festivals or concerts and enjoy all music that is danceable ;) actually i listen to almost all kinds of music depending on my mood...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Roadtripping through Italy/France/Spain
Climbing Cotopaxi and then watching the sun rise from the top of it
Exploring the Ecuadorian jungle
Everything about travelling through Colombia
All the circus-stuff in Toulouse
Visiting Islas San Blas in Panama
Living like "una artesana" for a couple of days,
Hitch-hiking from Austria to Morrocco
Teach, Learn, Share
i can teach you how to climb around a BIERBANK (this is a bierbank, in case you've wondered: http://www.mietmeile.de/objects/2/2667/img/full/4c7fc15f59332.jpeg)
Also i love to share music, i really enjoy meeting persons with a similar taste and exchanging titles with them.
languages amaze me, so i'm keen to share my knowledge and be thaught
ALSO: i'd like to learn ANYTHING you can teach me.
Countries I’ve Visited
Colombia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, Panama, Spain, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
Austria, Ecuador, France, Spain