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So, once upon a time..you were lost on my profile ahaha. If you can resonate with anything in here i'm pretty sure we'd get along well
Life is the most difficult exam. Most people fail because they try to copy each other not realising that everyone has a different question paper.
Imagine a huge, huge library where there is a book of every person stored.
You can go and choose one.
So you enter the room. Thousands, millions, billions. Thick, thin, old, new. Black and white, colourful.
Remember, you can only choose one.
But are you actually breathing it? Is it captivating enough not to drop it back, next to the other ordinary looking pieces? Is the principal character taking all the steps you are hoping him to take to fulfill his dreams - even if it includes failures, camping in the ditch, singing goofy songs or spending Christmas alone?
Would you close the book before you finish it [because it's boring, no risk, no fun, no love, no challenges, no missed flights, no annoying taxi drivers nor even grammar mistakes?!]?
Would you absorb it until the very last page?
Thinking that "what a great life. What an amazing character. Crazy story."
Would you choose your own book?
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Because people make me smile.
All the creative stuff.
I hardly say no to any sports.
Hiking, camping, skiing, cycling, running, you name it..
My second love is writing/filming/photographing. And acting ayayaya!
Languages and psychology. Philosophy.
Discovering wild places.
I want to learn to play guitar (where are you, all my talented teachers???).
Music, Movies, and Books
All the musicians from Iceland [so if you are from Iceland and gonna sing to me there's a high chance I like it :D]
Sapiens - A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari [Probably the best 9 dollars I've ever spent. This book gave me so many answers and raised so many new questions. Yeah. I have no words. Maybe just three: give it a go.]
Just a Little Run Around the World by Rosie Swale-Pope [She is my hero. My best friend gave this book to me the day I started my adventure to Central Asia. I got so inspired that after finishing it I gave it to my friend I met on the road, who gave it to his friend... So maybe one day you'll be lucky and it's your turn!]
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
The one I made in Kazakhstan and will be famous soon - you'll hear about it! :D
Favourite web page
wandersell.org [I think she is doing amazing stuff, check it out haha]
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
[Casually] played with a real bear in Georgian forest.
Sailed from Norway to Denmark without any previous knowledge how to do it.
Hitch-hiked from Romania to Estonia and went straight to my graduation.
Interviewed some absolutely inspiring people in the slums of Kampala, Uganda. Safari.
Had a trek full of pure happiness in Nepali mountains and experienced local wedding (and funeral).
9 months back-packing in Central Asia and Iran, experienced weather from -43C to +50C and thousands of great moments in between
Breathhhhhtaking northern lights in the arctic circle and skiing with the sled dogs.
Diving in the Philippines
Countries I’ve Visited
Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Nepal, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Wales
Countries I’ve Lived In