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I was a French chef who has been travelling a lot around Asia. I've been welcomed by locals in so many different countries that I feel it's time for me to open my small place (but not to everyone, obviously...). I settled down in south of France, but I might hit the road again any time soon...I live in the old part of Narbonne and enjoy biking and hiking around, good food, good wine and good people around me.
Become what you are.
Strangers are just family you have yet to know.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I welcome travelers who are interested in sharing something with me, who want to visit me not because they don't know where to sleep but because they want to get to know me and have the time to let me get to know them.
I really enjoyed hosting for 2/3 years. I met amazing people, and we had great fun. Lately, I get more and more requests from people who just need a free place to sleep. A lot of them never host, or even fill up their profile. They copy and paste the same request and don't even take the time to read my profile and see if we have anything to share. Couchsurfing is going down, and it's sad.
Buddhism,Backpacking,Trekking,Biking,Reading,Snorkelling and about everything worth trying...
Music, Movies, and Books
Heart of darkness, Joseph Conrad.
Alexandra-David neel, Sylvain Tesson, Philippe Claudel, Alessandro Baricco...
Tom Waits,Peter Gabriel, Bowie,Radiohead, Miles Davis,Michel Camilo, Shakti,world music...
Wong Kar Wai, Zhang Yimou,Jim Jarmush...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Living with the sea gypsies in the Andaman sea for a while
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach about cooking, French cuisine and Asiatic delights I can teach some French or some English. I'm interested in learning about everything I don't already know...
What I Can Share with Hosts
A place to feel safe, a tour of the city, a conversation, maybe a glass of wine or a warm tea, a couch to spend the night, a warm shower, a meal, a moment to share ...
Countries I’ve Visited
Cambodia, Czech Republic, India, Indonesia, Italy, Laos, Malaysia, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
France, Nepal, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand