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Overview

  • 2 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, German; learning Turkish
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Photo Reporter, Journalist
  • No education listed
  • From Fribourg, Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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About Me

I'm a swiss independent photo reporter. I travel often, mainly in Eastern Europe, in Turkey, in the Caucasus, and in the Middle East. I usually publish my work in newspapers or magazines. I love to spend long travels and stays abroad, and then come back to my small swiss city in order to focus on the pictures and the material I bring back with me. And then, from there, to prepare new departures, new projects... I like the idea of hosting, to thank the members of the community that hosted me abroad.

To find out more, check my website : http://www.nicolasbrodard.com

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To meet unexpected people. To learn something about the places I visit. To stay and sleep for free. To host people who use it for the same reasons.

Interests

Photography, Music, Cinema, Journalism, Medias, History, Geography, Geopolitics, ... Go out to drink some beers. City walks. Roadtrips. Airports. Table tennis. Swim. Maps.

Music, Movies, and Books

Alternative Music, New Wave, Post Punk, Post Rock, Electro Rock, Classical Music, ... Apocalypse Now, Playtime, The Graduate, Midnight Express, Le Mans, Inglorious Basterds, Home, Drive. Voltaire, Herman Hesse, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, Kundera, Maupassant. Le Monde diplomatique, Courrier International.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Spent an hour on the top of one the Blue Mosque's minaret, to take pictures of Istanbul by night.

Teach, Learn, Share

Everything about multimedia technics. Photography, video, sound, web... Eventually french.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Russian Federation, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Switzerland, Turkey

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