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Overview

  • 11 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 35, Female
  • Member since 2016
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About Me

A DREAMER!
I just made a big dream come true: I took a gap year to travel the World alone with my 7 years old boy, after 6 months traveling, we decided (ok, I did) to move to Switzerland (we were living in Brasil before, where we were born). And life goes on here.

Interests

A few months ago I began to put into the paper some moments and lived experiences, as a way of reflection, understanding, gratitude and acceptance of my journey up to here.
I have shared some of my writings with friends, and I have been surprised by questions about the continuity of these revealed memories, and today I realize that I have in my hands a very interesting autobiographical book, for a well-defined audience: women, mothers or not, travelers who want to discover the world .
I am not a writer and have just expressed my experiences in the form of text.
My intention was to finalize the book in December/2016, but there were twists in my life and the ending is magically rewritten. I intend to launch the book through a collective funding platform (crowdfunding) after my sabbatical.

Music, Movies, and Books

Favorite quote:

"A man needs to travel. On your own, not through stories, pictures, books or TV. You need to travel by yourself, with your eyes and feet, to understand what is yours. To one day plant your own trees and give them value. Knowing the cold to enjoy the heat. And the opposite. Feel the distance and the shelter to be right under the ceiling. A man must travel to places he does not know to break this arrogance that makes us see the world as we imagine it, not simply as it is or can be. That makes us teachers and doctors of what we did not see, when we should be students, and simply go see "
Amyr Klink

Books:
- All from the brazilian writer Augusto Cury
- BIG MAGIC, from Elizabeth Gilbert

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I am not the most adventure person but I am proud of many interesting things I´ve done in my life. An important period of my journey was a 5 months backpacking in Europe. There I found out how much I wanna see the world and how free I feel when I´m not in my daily life.

Teach, Learn, Share

I am not a cooker at all, but I can try to make some brazilian meal - not too many kinds heheh or pasta with tuna. Is that ok for you?

I can share the idea of how to be grateful, live with more faith, courage and believe in your dreams :)

What I Can Share with Hosts

Right now I can´t really offer a place to stay... my husband is less in the "welcome guys mood. I can offer some tips and maybe a meeting around.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Canada, Chile, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Canada, Switzerland

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