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meet people and visit every possible place!
people say about me I'm positive, friendly, and talkative... i love to chat about (almost) everything
travel, discover, learn every day of my life
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
amazing, except for a quite negative experience in brussels with an italian couchsurfer... but these things can happen everywhere! the project and the social nets that it can create are very... powerful. once you've discovered the beauty of CS, you become addicted!
a loooot of stuffs: a short list includes reading about arabic literature, feminism, cultural studies, palestinian culture and history; traveling all around the world; eating foreign food; speleology
- womens rights
- cultural studies
Music, Movies, and Books
music: "(you make me feel like a) Natural woman" by Carole King, and "Here comes the sun" by George Harrison; Franz Ferdinand; Blonde Redhead; Radiodervish; Egyptian pop
books: (here is a top ten) Rijal fi shams (Gh. Kanafani); Orientalism (E. Said); Crash of civilizations over an elevator in piazza vittorio (A. Lakhous); I saw Ramallah (M. al-Barghuti); The Prophet (G. K. Gibran); The waste land (T. S. Eliot); Disgrace (Jm Coetzee); Chéri (Colette); 1984 (G. Orwell); A Room of One's Own (V. Woolf)
movies: 8 e 1/2; Divorzio all'italiana, Pulp Fiction, b/w Italian movies, Woody Allen movies, Nanni Moretti movies
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
a dawn at giza and luxor in egypt, a dinner in front of the ocean in the western part of ireland, my first experience in a cave as a speleologist
Teach, Learn, Share
arabic language and culture, islam
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Egypt, France, Ireland, Malta, Netherlands, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In