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Xavier Verschaeve

Dunkirk, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

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Overview

  • 613 Positive References8 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Polish, Romanian, Russian
  • 112, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • i'm a assistant principal in a middl...
  • my education isn't finished at all s...
  • From Bergues, Nord, France
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Wheter you say you can or you can't - either way..... you will be right

ABOUT ME

Xavier Verschaeve i'm a highschool's principal before i was a biology and geology teacher interrested in sports reading travelling of course but i'm use to go where most of tourists don't go.

I'm definitely a CS addict and don't even try to cure it, and I try to make my house a CS paradise

i'm interested in Russian Culture i don't speak russian but i'd love to learn

i'm also very interested in Transcaucasia ( Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaidjan)

PHILOSOPHY

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I joined CouchSurfing at the beginning of 2008 I first started by surfing in Poland in february 2008 and after that i received my first guest

After few months i discovered my 1st CS Monthly Meeting in Lille and then i really became addicted

i attended a lot of different meetings but i wanted to be more involved so i applied to become a CS city ambassador

I also like each time i travel, to organize CS meetings in different countries. i organized different meetings in Costa Rica, Ireland, Russia, Belgium and Germany

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I love to host, I'm definitely CouchSurfing addict

I've started to host in March 2008 and so far i have hosted 335 people.

I've been surfing about 160 times

Last update 14th of august 2013

Interests

love to travel of course and i prefer to go where usually few tourists go.I'm really interested in Russia and russian culture even if i'm a real beginner.during my trips I enjoy backpacking, hiking, trekking, fishing, skiny diping..I also like to watch birds, to see interesting plants or flowers.I'm also found of sports i play badminton and i run quite often i would appreciate if you enjoy running to go and run around the lake near to my house.During my free time i also have this addiction of reading especially about Politics, Geopolitics, History, Geography, Sciences... It could be weird but i really like these subjects

Music, Movies & Books

Movies

I love MIYAZAKI.... E.T., Star Wars, Live and Become, Shortbus Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, the Truman Show Nobody Knows, Lost In Translation Match Point, Scoop ( and most of Woody Allen's movies) Gattaca, Amélie Million Dollar Baby, There will be blood, No Country For Old Men Baader Meinhof Complex, Das leben den Anderen and ... ( I have to admit) Love Actually Nothing Hill la trilogie de la septième compagnie

I like to watch TV Series like How I Met Your Mother The Big Bang Theory House, Lost, Heroes, Jericho, and the older ones Mac Gyver, Magnum, the A team

Books The Call of the Wild, White Fang The World according to Garp the Cider House Rules Lolita

L'Ecume des Jours J'irai cracher sur vos tombes Le Petit Prince

but i don't read that much novels I read books about politics, history, geopolitics and my first love Sciences especially Botanics, ecology and astrophysics

Music I listen to a lot of quite old music Queen, The Police, ABBA, Simon and Garfunkel Renaud, Jo Dassin, Goldman,and a lot of old fashioned things

One Amazing Thing I've Done

the Transnistrie (PMR) in moldova in 2007

Horse Trip in Khakassia Republic in the middle of the Taiga take care of the mosquitos...

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Moldova, Republic of, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

France

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