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Marina Ribeiro

Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Overview

  • 1 Positive References
  • Fluent in Portuguese; learning English, Spanish
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Public Health Speech Therapist/ Fono...
  • estudando Direito/Law/Derecho en la ...
  • From Belo Horizonte
  • Profile 50% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

study, make new friens, and keed my old friends, work, travel, and improve my way of life

ABOUT ME

I´m a speech terapist an a law student. I work by day and study by nigth. It´s hard and I do not have much free time. Saturdays and sundays for me is mostly for study! But I´m lovin this routine althow I get very tired! I like study and talk about political/history/sociology/political geografy and psicology. I like travel and going out not only to see the tourist atractions but to see were the inhabitants like to go and how is their life style. I'm a vegetarian going to vegan that love pets (cat's and dogs). And I love birds out of cages. Zoos just make me depressed.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

To travel more deeply: meeting people that live in the cities... knowing what´s culture and what´s humans common feelings and desires wherever they live.

Interests

I like study and talk about political/history/sociology/political geografy/ filosofy and psicology. I love talk about that thems but not with smart aleck persons. I like travel and going out not only to see the tourist atractions but to see were the inhabitants like to go and how is their life style. I like visit big cities, historical cities but also nature atractions. I love waterfalls, beach... I like museums but do not like too much contemporany art.

Music, Movies & Books

Books I liked very very much: a insustetável leveza do ser- Milan Kundera; a casa dos espíritos- Isabel Alende o dia do curinga- Jostein Gaarder Demian e Sidarta- Herman Hesse Lo libro de os abrazos- Eduardo Galeano Boyhood, The life of animals - Coetzee Memórias póstumas de Brás Cubas e Quincas Borba- Machado de Assis Primeiras Estórias- Guimarães Rosa Ciranda de Pedra, venha ver o pôr do sol - Lygia Fagundes Teles As crônicas de Nárnia -Lewis I´m not very into poetry (for me, it´s just hard to understand), but, some writers it´s impossible unlike: Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Paulo Leminsky, Manuel Bandeira, Fernando Pessoa; Litle bit of Hanah Arendt, Epicuro, Descartes, Sêneca, Platão (I like philosofy too much, however, I´ve been read only for academical reasons)

Music: Beatles and just love Paul MacCartney as musician and as public person Many songs from 80 decade; Many MPB (popular brasilian music), like Milton Nascimento, Chico Buarque; New age for relaxing, like Loreenna Mackenitt, Enya; Buena Vista social club to listen and to dance; I like dance style for excercising (some of Avicci, David Guetta, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Katy Perry.....) Samba and forró to do ballroom dance- Just love ballroom dances!! It´s very dificult to say others musicians/groups I like because usualy, I like just a few musica of each musician... I can love a music and hate the others of the same musician... Because of that, sometimes I don´t know the name of the artist, even the name of the music I like. some examples I know the name: Looper-mondo77 amelie poulain soundtrack dirty dancing havana nights soudtrack sleeping, cry for help- Rick Astley Thousand milles- Vanessa Carlton; Beautiful world- Black .... Filmes: Amelie Poulain, The Shawshank Redemption, , Crash- Paul Haggis, Tropa de Elite, Estação Central, Tillsammans, The Skeleton Key, The Others, How to Make an American Quilt, Yip Man, M. Butterfly, Crouching Tiger, Fight Club, The Hunger Games, The Last of the Moicans, Amerian Beauty, Dogville, Magnólia, El Secreto de Sus Ojos, Diários de Motocicleta, Tina..... and many others.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

My travels;

Once I did reiki in a friend and I felt her energy. This was very impressive cause I am not a very sensitive person.

And another experience that changed my life was wach the documentary "earthlings" directed and produced by Shaun Monson.

Teach, Learn, Share

Actualmente me gustaría aprender más español! en troca, puedo enseñar danza del vientre y origami boxes hahahahaha! I´d like to learn martial arts, italian, more english, mountainbike (know ride a bike, but never praticed in the nature or like a sport), meditating, be calm and relaxed. I am a lot anxious about my studies, work... so, if you can teach me some technique, hahahaha! ... Actually, I think that this is a thing you teach more from companionship than with techniques/ formaly.

What I Can Share With Hosts

If you like alcohol berverages, I can bring you a botle of cachaça. I just love it! It´s the sugar cane brandy tipical from Brasil. If you like belly dance, I can teach you all that I know. If you don´t have beans in your country, I can bring some with me, at least for myself! hahahahah I´m kidding, That´s because, yes, I can live without beans but I always miss so much!! Rice and beans are always in my lunch, almost 8 days a week, like the Beatles said. Daily rate proteins guaranteed for a vegetarian!

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, United States

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