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Dori Priskin

Krakow, Lesser Poland, Poland

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Overview

  • 60 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French, Hungarian, Spanish; learning Polish, Portuguese, Russian
  • 22, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • I'm a vagabond, hitchiking with my t...
  • 2nd year of University
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

"Dont' worry, be happy"

ABOUT ME

"All good things are wild and free." "Si quieres ver el arco iris, tienes que aguantar la lluvia". "If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain."

After I finished high school, I took a year off working and traveling, I was in Canada in Montreal, through the US and I had a beautiful trip in South America. See the world, have experiences, learn languages, cultures, and meet people. I changed a lot, but I feel I am nearer to myself now. But we never stop searching for ourselves I think. I work hard to be able to travel, I hitchiked everywhere and lived in my tent, working often during traveling, selling artisan stuff and playing music on the street, doing volunteering and working in hostels, cafés, bars, retaurants, livig with local people, a simple, cheap and happy life. I did it because I love it, but also because I did not have the financial means. I am not a turist when traveling. I like the idea to survive, and until now, I did survive. ;)

Then I started University in France, Aix-en-Provence. I had a beautiful year to study, work, and meet also beautiful people. My second year is going to be in Poland, Krakow, thanks to a scolarship. In the summer I become a vagabond again, going to Azerbadjan to do some volunteering work, then going back to Brasil and who knows where else...

I am studying languages, I am passionate about traductions, cultures and differences in our world. I do like reading, and poetry in different languages.

I'm also interested in geography, my hobby is to learn all the countries in the world with their capitals. Just to be able to make a surprise if I talk to somebody from a small country.

I like cutting the grass and collecting cherries and strawberries. And I like walking in the rain, or cycling in the rain.

But I also like learning very difficult expressions in physics or biology, as like "endoplasmic reticulum", "substrate specificity" or "chemosintetisation". :)

I believe that we are able to realize anything we really want to realize.

I like arriving somewhere, even if there is nobody to wait for me at the airport. I like discovering even if I do it alone. I don't mind going to a country where I have no idea how should I be, and I do not speak the language. I don't like say goodbye, but I have to do it every time I want to arrive somewhere again.

PHILOSOPHY

"Born to be wild!"

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I host people at my place if I am available and I do have a couch or I meet couchsurfers to have a beer or coffee, depending on how busy my life is.

I travel in the summer, and I hope to be hosted. :) Until now, I have only very positive experiences! :)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I am on the CouchSurfing for more than three years now and I have to say that I find it a great idea and I am very proud that I registered, I met very cool and very kind people and I have some unforgettable experiences thanks to CouchSurfing. I am suggesting it to everyone I meet. I am glad to be a member. :)

Interests

Traveling, languages, cultures, history, studying and learning, reading, horse riding, sports, books, poems, music, dance, geography, making new friends...want to visit as many countries as I can. :)

Music, Movies & Books

It is hard to specify... I love folk music. In Hungarian especially but I am very open to discover other culture's folk musics, and learn the language with the help of the lyrics.

I also like jazz music and blues. (John Zorn, Chuck Berry, Diana Ross, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, The Velvettes, Janis Joplis, Nourah Jones, Brian Jones etc.)

And I listen to reggae of course. (Bob Marely, Alpha Blondy, Shaggy, Wailers etc.)

My great favourites are cartoon musics!

And I do like rock also, the old ones...

Some of the favorites: Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, The Doors, Coldplay, The Beatles, Bon Jovi, System of a Down, Chris Rea, Pink Floyd, Cats Stevens, Bob Marely, David Bowie, Hair Soundtracks, Jimmy Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Leadbelly and all kind of blues, Muddy Waters, Mick Jagger, Sting, Scorpions, Queens of the Stone Age, Black Sabbath, Jim Morrison, Keith Richards, Queen etc. From my Hungarian favorites: 30Y, Belga, Hiperkarma, Kispál, Quimby, Suhancos, Zorán, Emberek, Kárpátia, Tankcsapda, Bikini, Hobo, Omega, Demjén, Neoton Familia, Edda etc.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Survived 2 months in a tent, sleeping on the ground, and getting up every day at 4 o'clock, cycle an hour to arrive to work at 5... and despite all discomfort, these 2 months gave me one of my best experiences ever. :)

Hitchhiking through South America, with my boyfriend and with my two dogs, working on the street with local people, carrying my life in my backpack, my house as a tent, my bed as a sleeping bag and my friends and my family the whole world.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you useful (or useless but funny) expressions in foreign languages. I can teach you about Hungarian culture, language and kithen. I can teach you how to do dream catchers, handicrafts, bracelets, necklaces, ear rings. I work a bit with wire and I do a bit of jungging. I play a little bit of guitar and drums. I dance more or less salsa and merenge.

We will find something to share for sure. :)

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, France, Hungary, Poland

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