jose Martin

Milan, Lombardy, Italy

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  • Fluent in English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish; learning German, Latin, Occitan, Russian
  • 56, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • I manage my own small company, see my pro site
  • electronic engineer from CNAM-Paris university
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About Me


enjoying life and learning all kinds of things and to speak russian
World citizen but finally more close to latin cultures because they are the only ones capable of idealizing and do lots of useless things . :)

What to say? realistic poet, in love of life, traveling of course! good wines, good food, reading, music , scuba diving


leben and leben lassen.
be free and respect other people freedom

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I can be a tourist guide for places I know , I can make old stones speaking to you !
like to exchange french or other language lessons against russian language, need to improve my russian level of speaking to improve my travels in this lovely country.

just new in this site, but it seems lovely


lots, too many too mention! cinema, japanese cinema, reading, scuba diving, traveling , music, drinking good wines ( never drunk!) and so on.
I travel a lot around the world but still have travel dreams, :crossing Panama strait, diving in Antartica, the russian Transiberian train, Any one interested ?

Music, Movies, and Books

too many to mention!, technical books ( I am an engineer!)anthropology, psychology, history
to mention a movie? Amarcord from Fellini, Ran from Kurosawa, a book? may be "voyage au bout de la nuit " from Celine, in love with Gogol , Thomas Hardy and many others

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Not really amazing but I am a proud deserter of french army, as I think that humains are not fitted for bearing uniforms.
- Created my own company in order to meet my liberterian beliefs that waiting for other people to employ you is the first step for slavery :)
NB: You are not forced to agree with me , hihihihihi

TRaveling by local buses from Mexico to Brasil, really enjoy it, same thing in India, a little more difficult but still nice remembers, a trip with "jacaré" ( sort alligators) speacialists in Amazonia in a "caboclos" territory.
I travel over 60% of this world, too long to put all visited countries, still to discover Siberia - one of the reasons I am learning russian -if you like to know about my travels please see this link.

Teach, Learn, Share

learn what I can, a day without learning is a wasted day, teach if asked for and if I know,
language exchanges

What I Can Share with Hosts

just share my passions for life , if you come to Paris and lots of cities in West Europ , I can make stones talking to you !

I visited more than half the world to see and try to understand, but sorry to say I have seen more than I did understand, we can share ideias and visions.

There is something wrong on CS, as their sats show that I replied only 30% or messages and request!
This is absolutly wrong! since I consider myself as a polite person I replied to 100% to everybody, I really do not like unpolite peole who doesn't reply.
My replying time is from 1 day to 2 weeks , because for instance in China where I am 5 to 8 times a year (job) CS it's not often available.

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, China

Countries I’ve Lived In

Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

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