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Overview

  • 31 references 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Hebrew (modern)
  • 34, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Ph.D student
  • MA History
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

Sorry for disappointing you, but this is CS not Tinder. / Esto no es Tinder, joder!

I am a classical music singer and a historian. I would have liked to be a film director however, I discovered that pleasure too late. :(
Hiking and climbing mountains are my passion and writing as well. While academic writing can be boring for many (even for me), I found a funny way to talk about Mexican history using unusual characters such as bandits, drunks, thieves, drug dealers, pirates (YES, we had Russian pirates in Alta California a long time ago). If you are interested in reading my papers, I could share them with you, the thing is they are written in Spanish.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Cool concept

Interests

  • literature
  • photography
  • human rights
  • wine
  • beer
  • movies
  • traveling
  • classical music
  • electronic music
  • hiking
  • anthropology
  • history

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: J.S. Bach, Scarlatti, Wolf, Schubert, Brahms, Debussy, Rachmaninov, Scriabin...
Jazz, funk, Ambient, dub, reggae, dubstep, trip-hop, techno, psy-trance, drum and bass, post punk, Andean music, rock and anything that makes me stand up and dance or sit down and feel.
Film directors: DAVID LYNCH, Federico Fellini, Luis Buñuel, Takeshi Kitano, Akira Kurosawa, Ingmar Bergman, krzyztof Kieslowski, Kim ki Duk, Park Chan Wook, Brian de Palma, Ford Coppola, Lars von Trier, W. Herzog, Peter Greenaway , Del Toro, Chaplin and so on.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Crying after singing Bach in a concert is a RELIGIOUS experience!

Teach, Learn, Share

With me and my music you will never be bored!

What I Can Share with Hosts

I live in the south of CDMX, close to El Colegio de México and UNAM. Unfortunately, I can't host anybody because of my schedule. Nevertheless, I could take you for a ride to the forest on weekends and do hiking, climbing or just hanging out. It would be a pleasure.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Korea, United States

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