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Overview

  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Russian; learning Arabic, English, Japanese, Persian (Farsi), Yue (Cantonese)
  • Unspecified age, Male
  • Member since 2005
  • Journalist
  • Graduated Moscow State Lomonosov's University
  • From Moscow
  • Profile 80% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to see the world, to live easily and free

ABOUT ME

Traveled about 40 countries (Hitch-hiked in Europe,Japan, Tibet, Morocco, Iran, Kambodia-Thailand and so on), work as a journalist, compose a lot of music, love snowboarding & windsurfing

PHILOSOPHY

I have graduated Philosophy Faculty in university, so don't ask me about phylosophy

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

A lot of hitch-hicking in Asia & Europe

Interests

Traveling, music, extreme sport, reading, films... etc. play guitar, fretless bass, arabian luth (bought it in Iraq), taiko drums, shakuhachi (japaneese flute), hotchiku (big japanese flute - 1 meter long)

  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • guitar
  • drums
  • windsurfing
  • bungee jumping
  • skydiving
  • snowboarding
  • sports
  • journalism

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Survive style 5+ (japan), kin-dza-dza (rus), Kusturica films, Kitano films, etc
Music: i have hundreds of CD-s, lisent and play music 8 hours a day. IPOD 160 gb is full

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hitch-Hiked from Moscow to Lhasa, Marrakech, etc. Swam with dolphins. Hi pilotage on reactive airplane. Skydiving. Bungee from 50 meters.Burning in napalm and so on.

Teach, Learn, Share

Learn to play taiko drums, shakuhachi (japaneese flute), hotchiku (big japanese flute - 1 meter long)

Countries I’ve Visited

Armenia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Spain, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Egypt, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Russian Federation, United Kingdom

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