Lésia (Lily)

Paris, Île-de-France, France

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  • Healthcare engineering & International Law
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About Me

[May 2015 : I start a 4 months travel from Europe to Asia : cross Russia by train to Mongolia, go through Gobi desert by camel ? horse ?..., cross China by hitchhiking and reach New Delhi in India. Back in Paris in september ! -if I don't die on the way... :P]

Enjoy life, meet people, and share happiness !

I lived in Orleans for 6 years, to study physic and engineer sciences. I'm moving to Paris in septembre, I'll keep studying Engineer Sciences at Paris VI. I have a calm disposition, but people sometimes thinks I'm a bit crazy at first sight...
Also, I'm a little disorganised, but I will do my best I swear :)

I like to meet people from different horizons, it is amazing to share our differences ! I had the opportunity to travel a lot when I was younger, and I love to discover other cultures.

I think my best remembers are those I got from my travel to Equador, in 2009. This trip was wonderful ! It was a kind of traveling holiday camp - we visited so many places in the country ! People were genial, I've lived unfogettable moments !

Happiness, only when shared :)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I traveled only few times with CS : I spent a crazy week in Berlin, and I quickly visit Bucharest (if staying only one day can be considered as a visit...). I also meet lots of different people with the CS meetings, brunchs, events (...), and I truly enjoyed it.

Each experience is different. There are always both expected and unexpected things which happen, and only the good way. I might have been really lucky till now, but I always had good experiences.

I love the CS spirit. I am perfectly conscious that things cannot perfectly match with everyone, and I don't expect to find my new best friend in my CS host after few days, but even without having the same leitmotif, I believe that everybody is interesting in his own way and have a lot to bring to me.
So, whoever you are, whatever you like, I would really enjoy to meet you :) The only condition is you wanna share !

I assume if you are passionated by something, whatever it is, then it makes you an enthusiastic person.


I love... So many things !
Sport, music, photography, art, going to concerts, discovering new things, meeting people, sharing...

Music, Movies, and Books

I assume I couldn't live without music. I probably got this from my childhood when I learnt flute and saxophone :)
Concerning my tastes, as every little sister I was influenced by my big brother and I am sometimes one genereation late... Here are few artists of my playlist : Manu Chao, The Police, Django Reinhardt, Damien Saez, Noir Désir, Tiken Jah, Bob Marley, Adele, Caravan Palace, Selah Sue, Lilly Wood & the Prick, The Rolling Stones, Devendra Banhart, Daft Punk, and lots of unknown electroswing groups !

I don't watch that much movies -no TV at home !-; few ones which left a mark on my life are Gattaca, Her, Miral, The pursuit of Happiness, Midnight express, Requiem for a dream, and of course, The Lion King :)

And I read hundreads of books. Most are from the XIX century and triggered some controversy when published.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I think the craziest thing I've done was my bungee jumping... It was in Equador (don't tell me about safety...), in 2009 : I jumped from a bridge, with a river 300m under. Amazing !

I also did something almost as crazy : with a friend, we hitchhiked from Warszawa to Bucharest (about 1 500km !) with truck drivers. I definitely recommend it to everybody, this is a giving-smile experience, and I can tell you I'm not gonna take a plane from now one if ever I can hitchhike !

Teach, Learn, Share

I can show you Orleans/Paris and its places ;)

I have an artistic temperament, I do lots of things like paintings, sculpture, photography...

I also do lots of educational little activites for children, I could show you funny things :)

What I Can Share with Hosts

I really enjoy having endless and full of unexpected development conversations. If ever you are coming from a country with an uncommon political situation, you could mainly be sure I'll have some questions about it :)
If you are staying couple of days, then we might have enough time to make a dinner at my place with french specialities. And if you feel yourself good enough to cook, I would enjoy tasting few things from the place you're from ;)
And for non-cookers, we can still order some sushi :P

I have some good places in Paris to advise you, I will of course show you the surroundings, and I have tips to give you :)
But, I have to admit that I'm not a specialist of usual tours (I didn't even visit half of the Louvre...). Actually, I rather enjoy unconventional places, the ones which aren't that much touristics, and it could be a pleasure to bring you there !

For those who wonder what I'm talking about, here are few examples : I can take you to the catacombs for a complete night with headlamp and map, or lead you in some old closed down places where I often go to make graffiti art with my friends (...) Let's say it's about unexpected places tourists usually miss ;)

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Mongolia, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Spain, Tunisia

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, New Zealand, Poland

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