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Pinja Lahti

Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

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Overview

  • 14 Positive References
  • Fluent in Finnish; learning English, Swahili, Swedish
  • 22, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • No occupation listed
  • still learning...
  • From Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

ABOUT ME

I love creating and experiencing art. I do paint myself, and I like to see beauty in everybody I come across. I appreciate different views and toughts about life, and I believe everyone has something to offer to each other, as long as we are willing to receive it. I enjoy life without unnecessary chedules, and partly because of this I find it sometimes very hard to adjust myself to this hectic western countries..If it's me to decide, I plan only when planning becomes impossible to avoid. I believe the more simple you make your life, the more better you start seeing things and find what's actually important and necessary for you.
I would say I'm still searching my place in this world, but as they say the travel itself is more important than the destination...

PHILOSOPHY

Learn from others and treat everybody as you'd like to be treated yourself. I believe that as long as we keep ourselves focused on the things we admire, we'll success and reach our goals.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING

While I've traveled, I've met such amazing hosts and people, that have completely opened their home, shared their toughts and dreams with me, and even trusted their kids for me, that after this kind of kindness and solidarity which I've come across the least thing I can do is to treat others as I've been treated.

Interests

Painting, playing with kids, Equality and human rights, learning new languages, nature, Astanga, the Ocean . The sea side really calms me down and makes me feel alive.

Music, Movies & Books

Films including The reader, Like father like son, Mr. Nobody, Chinaman, The education, Forrest Gump, King's speech, Priceless, This is England, Sovinto, Paris Je T'aime,

Mafikizolo, Salif Keita, Hindi Zahra, Rokia Traoré, Dobet Gnahore, Sauti Sol, Eric Wainaina, Juliani, Fatoumata Diawara, Ayo, Imany, Melissa Laveaux, Madjo

60's girlbands like The Shangri-Las, The Shirelles, The Marvelettes, The Crystals, The Supremes

Erykah Badu, Asa, Amy Winehouse, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell, Sinatra, Dinah Washington

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I've been priviledged to travel, to live a year in kenya, and crazy lucky to meet and live with so many different people from all over the world. And most of all -I've been priviledged to do exactly those things which i love and which inspires me.

Teach, Learn, Share

I teach finnish language for immigrants, so im always willing to share my knowledge in this field. Besides this, i have some pretty good games to share.

What I Can Share With Hosts

Basically everything what i have!

Countries I've Visited

France, Italy, Kenya, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Finland, Kenya

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