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Freethinking yes-saying art-loving sushi-eating beer-drinking carioca.
You can call me Gabi :)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Kindness, openness and discovery -- the best part of my trips have always been with Couchsurfers. Deeply grateful for this amazing community ❤
- solo travel
- adventure travel
- nonviolent communication
- creative writing
Music, Movies, and Books
Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Clash, The Cure, Kings of Convenience, Chet Faker, José González, Mura Masa, CRO, Flume, Phantogram, Foster the People, The XX, Mø, Alt-J, Novos Baianos. For dancing, anything will do.
Life is Beautiful, Into the Wild, Fight Club, Dead Poets Society, Whiplash.
One Hundred Years of Solitude, Memories of my Melancholy Whores, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Wild.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Once I crawled out of my mother's womb, I started getting amazed by pretty much anything.
Highlights would be:
// camping on the Andes with 20 other people;
// laying down at Salar de Uyuni staring at its infinite sky;
// watching the sunrise from a balloon ride in Luxor;
// seeing Brussels all covered in snow from the top of its highest building;
// getting a ride with a police guard in Bratislava;
// paragliding over the turquoise waters of a Turkish beach;
// chasing llamas in Machu Picchu;
// skydiving in São Paulo;
// playing with kids in the floating islands of Uros;
// dancing with strangers in the streets of Tokyo;
... I could go on forever.
Teach, Learn, Share
I will love to hear every story you have to tell me. I'm also a fan of random cultural knowledge. Hit me with some trivial facts, it'll make my day!
Can teach you how to:
- play the ukulele (as well as I do, so not very well)
- recite 28 different curse words in Portuguese
- dance terrible samba
- cook a mean Brazilian brigadeiro
- defy patriarchal norms ;)
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, Vatican City State, Venezuela
Countries I’ve Lived In
Brazil, Chile, Egypt, Italy, Peru