Louis Bance

Paris, Ile-de-France, France

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  • Fluent in English, French; learning Belarusian, Creole, Russian
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Moonstruck (студэнт)
  • Poetry (кнігі)
  • From Paris, Île-de-France, France
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About Me


Then bring me wine, the banquet bring ; Man was not form'd to live alone : I'll be that light, unmeaning thing That smiles with all, and weeps with none


Born in Paris, he was known to have been a restless soul, traveling extensively on three continents before his death


The highest pleasure (tranquility and freedom from fear) was obtained by knowledge, friendship, and living a virtuous and temperate life

"L'argent c'est pas bon. Le lait c'est meilleur." Boubou, Dragon Ball Z, 40

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy.


Much have I travelled in the realms of gold,
And many goodly states and kingdoms seen ;
Round many western islands have I been
Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold.


I think there is always something to learn, life is an inexhaustible treasure, I believe that knowledge is the beginning of happiness and that ignorance is the misfortune of people. The Earth is large and life is short. I love art in general, reading, painting, the nineteenth mainly (Schiele, Modigliani, Gustave Moreau and Spilliaert) and picking the day.

Music, Movies, and Books

Writers :
Dubus, Gautier, Samain, Nelligan, Renée Vivien, François Coppée, Charles Guérin, Wilde, Verlaine & Rimbaud, Nabokov, Marc-Aurèle, Schopenhauer, Cioran
Films :
1) Faisons un rêve, Guitry
2) Les Enfants du Paradis, Carné
3) La Maman et la Putain, Eustache
4) La Dolce Vita, Fellini
5) Ma nuit chez Maud, Rohmer

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done


Teach, Learn, Share

I could not agree more

What I Can Share with Hosts

Mutual forgiveness of each Vice

Do what you will, this Life's a Fiction
And is made up of Contradiction.

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Egypt, England, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Martinique, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In


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