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  • 80 references 55 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Chinese, German
  • 42, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Fighting for a better world
  • Physics and Science Popularization
  • From Montbéliard, Doubs, France
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About Me


"funky will never die !"


Hi surfers!

I used to practice couch surfing a lot when I was younger (I'm now 41, trying to never lose the spark of my inner child).

In a flatsharing in Strasbourg, we had welcomed roughly 300 people in 2 years. It was an amazing experience, and I feel like trying again.

I now live in what I think is the best place to live in France: Pyrénées Atlantiques, where you can hike in the most stunning mountain landscapes in the morning, and then surf on ocean waves in the evening. If I'm available and if the weather is good, I'll be happy to drive you to discover some of the wonders of our region.

The town of Pau is also beautiful, and I'll also be happy to take you on a tour, depending on my availability (I'm the managing director of a science center, and have a changing schedule).

My appartment is located in the heart of the town center in Pau.

I have a folding couch available in our living room (we're a foster family for 2 cats, and therefore the place wouldn't be suitable for people who are allergic). If needed, I could also organise a bed.

Looking forward to welcoming you !

NB : Please don't forget that couch surfing is not a free hostel. It's a human experience. The real travel is in the discovery of another person, culture and environment.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I had so many positive experiences with such amazing people.
I travel through people rather than through miles.
Couch surfing can be such an amazing journey in what makes our world so beautiful.


philosophy and science in general
Nature and mountains
politics and economy
Martial arts
Practicing energy massage
telling stories

  • arts
  • ethics
  • cooking
  • politics
  • movies
  • socializing
  • magic
  • music
  • surfing
  • martial arts
  • biology
  • physics
  • psychology
  • religion
  • science
  • sociology
  • tourism

Music, Movies, and Books

my three favourite books :Le Mahabharata, Serge DemetrianHarry potter, JK RowlingLes fleurs du mal, Baudelairemy favourite movie :La belle verte, by Coline Serreaumy favourite music :The radio station in my head ^^

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Maybe the most beautiful stoty of all biology : the co-evolution of passiflora and heliconus butterfly. Really amazing. Ask me to tell it to you ! :)

Teach, Learn, Share

Endless discussions about the meaning of life, the universe (my studies used to be physics and astrophysics) and the secrets of happiness.

What I Can Share with Hosts

A place to stay. A host to discover. A region to explore.

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