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¡Hola! Soy Margarita. I'm a photographer from Guadalajara, México. Exploring sets my soul on fire. I love to be in the nature, wander around with my camera in hand, spending time with friends, driving at sunset, experimenting in the kitchen, meeting new people, visiting galleries and theaters. Big fan of picnics and camping. I like to constantly learn from others around me, specially travelers.
I would describe myself as a curious spirit. If we cross paths, I would like to listen to your thoughts about the world, your life, your wishes. How you see things and how you would like them to be, and how we go about doing it. Your guiding thoughts and favorite sayings.
“Caminante no hay camino, se hace camino al andar.” - Joan Manuel Serrat.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
In a short time, Couchsurfing has changed my perspective on how I can immerse myself in a culture. I think meeting a person from the country itself where you're traveling to is the best way to get a shot at other ways of living. Also, making friends from around the world makes me very happy.
- live music
- outdoor activities
- adventure travel
- plant medicines
Music, Movies, and Books
Some of my favorite movies: Parasite, Her, Before Sunrise Trilogy, Trainspotting, Frances Ha, Jojo Rabbit, Birdman, Children of Men, Inglourious Basterds, Shutter Island, The Tree of Life, Room, Baby Driver, Midnight in Paris, Amores Perros. I also really enjoy documentaries, especially about nature or animal species and biographies.
My musical taste is constantly changing, I listen from Debussy to Los Angeles Azules. Here are some artists that shake my emotions: Alt-J, M83, Curawaka, Khruangbin, Ólafur Arnalds, Gustavo Cerati, RHCP, The Beatles, Elvis Presley, FKJ, Jungle, Fleetwood Mac, Simon and Garfunkel, Scorpions, First Aid Kit, ABBA, Yann Tiersen, Guitarricadelafuente, Maribou State, Harry Styles, Tourist, Odesza, Martin Garrix, Queen, Nicola Cruz, Jorge Drexler, Pomme. Currently obsessed with Parcels.
"The secret is to never lose sight of the simple, everyday miracles in life. Good food, literature, laughter, music, compelling conversation, nature and art. Look for them in every day, and even when it feels your whole world is unravelling, you will never be too far from a needle and thread." - Beau Taplin.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
- Skydiving at sunrise in Hawaii (+ seeing whales from above).
- Spending the night by myself in the cold Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia to photograph the milky way. (Absolutely worth it)
Teach, Learn, Share
What can we learn from each other?
What I Can Share with Hosts
Hopefully a good time and a nice meal.
- I can teach you about analog and digital photography (or take some portraits of you).
- We could cook together
- I can help you practice your Spanish
- Share a bit about Mexico
One of the things that interests me the most is people. I'd like to learn about you and your culture and see how you are living your human experience :)
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Peru, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Mexico, United States