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  • 26 References 14 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hebrew (modern), Russian; learning Arabic, English
  • 38, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • tour operator
  • MA, BSW
  • From Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russian Federation
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About Me

Russian-Israeli who lives in Kathmandu, Nepal. Married to Krishna (missionhimalaya).
I lived in Russia, Israel and then moved to Jordan but found myself in Nepal. I'm a political and social activist and feminist, trying to balance peaceful life in Kathmandu with thoughts about resistance and world-changing.
PHILOSOPHY: Never to say never

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


When I have time and I find an like mind person I'm hosting couchsurfers. I surfed few times myselff. I'm traveling with cs members and can't imagine any travelling without the CS project anymore


I met trough CS very good friends and even more than that


Kids and how to be yourself after it
Social justice and equality
Middle east culture, turkish and arab music

  • culture
  • womens rights
  • traveling
  • music
  • mountains
  • trekking

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: sufi, turkish, arabic and other ethnic and world music, specially Omar Faruk, Anouar Brahem, Dhafer Yussef, Mercen Dede, Magida el Roumi and many others...
I like Pedro Almodóvar`s films and far east directors such as Kim Ki-duk`s Empty House (3-Iron) and directed by Kar Wai Wong 2046 and In the Mood for Love

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Everest. actually it's ugly... There are many other really beautiful mountains around there. Is it all about how high it is?

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm making an amazing hummus
I would love to host a yoga practitioner that I can join for yoga lesson at home. I had this chance and it was best yoga experience of my life

Countries I’ve Visited

Belarus, Bhutan, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Israel, Nepal, Russian Federation

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