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Pauan Soares

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  • 65 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese; learning Chinese, Japanese
  • 25, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Student
  • Bachelor in Art History, Amateur fil...
  • From Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil
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About Me

Yes, I am brazilian. No, I don't like football, nor carnival.

I don't talk much, much more like an observer. That doesn't mean I am mute. I don't like noisy crowded places, though I like some parties if the music is good and if I have enough space to dance. I like studying history and arts, though very political matters, even though they sound very interesting, tend to bore me. I like to explore artistic expressions, though I need more discipline. I think I am socially lazy, and sometimes I can be very boring, depending on the circumstances I meet people. But I also think I can be very interesting, depending on who I am talking to.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


It's all about exchanging, cooking and eating with strangers. :)



2011 1. Otto from Sweden 2. Kurt from Australia (not from cs) 3. Jorge from Mexico 4. Shigeki from Japan 5. Helena from Denmark 6. Tom from England

2012 7. Yuhao from China 8. Ajda from Slovenia (2x) 9. Benji from Austria 10. Luisa from Germany 11. Shen from China 12. Ferdinand from Germany 13. Darren from Malaysia 14. Trestan from France 15. Greg from Spain 16. Daniel from Philippines 17. Sreerupa from India 18. Thilini from Sri Lanka 19. James from São Paulo 20. Sérgio from Campinas (2x) 21. Klemen Rajh from Slovenia 22. Matej Bombac from Slovenia 23. Kei from Japan 24. Pyry from Finland 25. Tracy from Taiwan 26. Mina from Taiwan 27. Minkai from Taiwan 28. Haley from South Korea

2013 29. Christoph Claudel from France (x2) 30. Carrie from the United States/Argentina 31. Vinicius from Minas Gerais/Argentina 32. Dasha from Russia 33. Sophie from Argentina 34. Joshua from the United States/Korea 35. David from Belgium 36. Chris from the United States 37. Sasha from Russia 38. Wiebke from Germany 39. Raphael from Germany 40. Scott from Australia 41. Anton from Russia 42. Maria from Russia 43. Helena from Russia 44. Herbert from El Salvador 45. Shigeru from Japan 46. Takumi from Japan 47. Julian from Malaysia/UK 48. Brenden from Australia/UK 49. Ezequiel from Argentina 50. Seungwon from Korea 51. Herbenia from Brasilia 52. Kenji from Japan 53. Piotr from Poland 54. Christian from Italy/Canada/Argentina 55. Mauro from Argentina 56. Mattias from Argentina 57. Xiaolong from China 58. Charlotte from Germany 59. Marcel from Germany 60. Fen Lee from Malaysia 61. Tze Ni from Malaysia 62. Sandra Lee from Malaysia 63. Allan Su from the United States 64. Francesco from Italy 65. Jonathan from the United States 66. Cheng Li from China 67. Garron from the United States 68. Sanpey from Campinas 69. Antoine from France 70. Alex from France 71. Deanna from Australia 72. Erena from Australia


2011 1. Natalia from Campinas 2. Si from Porto Alegre

2012 3. Xiu from Beijing 4. Chia-Hsyu from Beijing 5. Lucas Liu in São Paulo (2x) 6. Fabio in São Paulo 7. Dennis in São Paulo 8. Sérgio in Campinas 9. James in São Paulo 10.Júlio in São Paulo

2013 11. Gabriel in São Paulo


Arts Asia Music Photography Film Cultures Food Places RPG Fantasy Architecture Archaelogy History (specially medieval) Cyber Culture *Dandelions Books Celtics Permaculture Watercolour Wasabi Peas

Music, Movies & Books

Music: early music (medieval and renaissance), pagan folk, ambient, electronic, drum'n'bass, downtempo, rock, pop, metal, ost's.

Directors/Producers: Tim Burton, Studio Ghibli, Lars Von Trier, Wong Kar Wai, Takeshi Kitano, Hirokazu Koreeda, Kim Ki-duk, Park Chan Wook, Bong Joon-ho, Pen-ek Ratanaruang, Guilherme Del Toro.

Books: Neil Gaiman, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Neuromancer, Brazilian Literature, Yukio Mishima, Musashi, Haruki Murakami, The Catcher in the Rye, The Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Norwegian Wood, Game of Thrones, The Picture of Dorian Gray

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Hiked Jiankou, a wild part of the Great Wall with amazing people.

Teach, Learn, Share

There are lots of things I would like to learn and things that I don't even know I want.

During my couchsurfing experience I noticed that the thing I teach the most is how to make small cool boxes from postcards. If there are anything else that I can teach, it will be my pleasure doing it.

Countries I've Visited

China, England, Germany

Countries I've Lived In


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