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Mark Chamley

Strasbourg, Alsace, France

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  • 25 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French, Portuguese; learning German, Spanish
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Working on the international develop...
  • Masters in international Business an...
  • From Strasbourg, Alsace
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me


Living in Strasbourg


an english educated boy, brought up in France, with a black soul and latin blood...that's me :a genuine FROSBEEF passionate , extreemly curious, determined in my objectives, a little crazy. I love to meet people and making new friends of diferent cultures and backgrounds. open-minded, respectful, sincere. I like fooling around, make people laugh and tease them (always in a friendly and funny way). I love travelling and that's when i feel I'm totally free and actually LIVING


"the world teaches us a lot more than any book does" St-Exupéry "do what u like, do it as much as possible, and quickly find ways of being payed for it" "LIBERTY HAS NO PRICE"

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I have discovered "hospitality" ( stay4free and Hospitalityclub profile:wallace) when I first travelled in Mexico. People have opened their house to me, "a stranger", and have helped me so much that I wanted to do the same...in return... It has opened my eyes to the best way of travelling and making friends...all around the world


Mexico for 1 year : stayed in many people house's Hosted many people in my flat in rio, during a 2 years


just about anything.... sports in general(ex rugby player...), preference for extreem sports (snowboard, rafting, climbing, sky diving), good food, gastronomy and cooking, music, partying, dancing (especially Salsa), travelling, social activities and networking, social working, helping people, going to the beach, psychology, communication understanding, cinema, audiovisual... do I have to mention traveling?

Music, Movies & Books

film: Buena Vista Social Club World music... Lonely Planet.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Parade in world's famous rio carnaval, on one of the floats.... "Baile funk" in one of Rio's Slums Biggest Rock concert of history: Rolling Stones on Copacabana Beach , 1.2 million people Terça da benção in Pelourinho, Salvador Gran Canyon by hellicopter, US Mayan and aztek pyramids in Mexico Sunrise at Guatemala border, listening to the jungle waking up Boat trip on the Amazon, sleeping in hammocs with locals, Brazil Wildlife seeing in Pantanal, Brazil Seeing a wild bear in Quebec, Canada Great barrier Reaf in Australia Buddhist temples In Thailand Drinking a Guinness listening to traditional Irish Music, in a Pub in Dublin Dancing Salsa in Cuba Going to Ibiza (for work) Nightlife in Barcelona and Lisbon Jumping off an airplane 40 times (and still alive)

Teach, Learn, Share

teach: How to swear in French (also available in English) some travelling tips cooking: "how to poison your step mother with a soup" salsa: basics not to stay hooked to the bar in a latin clubs wish to learn: arts, playing instruments and percussions, latin dances, fotografy, ...

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, Cuba, Guatemala, Malaysia, Portugal, Spain, Thailand, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom

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