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Romain Barsolle

Lyon, Rhone-Alpes, France

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Overview

  • 3 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Korean, Portuguese
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • ottchil (lacquer) trainee
  • Master degree in material engineering
  • From Lyon France
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

realizing one of my dream : to be a lacquer craftman

ABOUT ME

I quite my job in a nice company to learn lacquer work for 6 months in Korea. The plan is to open my own atelier back home and make some furnitures and objects using this ancestral technique.
I guess I need some freedom more than money, some adventure more than routine, some doubts more than certainties. I try to make my life spicy to feel it more even if I am a calm and reflected guy.

PHILOSOPHY

The consequences of our existence are our artwork. So be conscious and feel free!
Eat 5 fruits & vegetables a day also.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

May be I should talk about how couchsurfing participated in my life. A few years ago I met a funny and wondering Korean guy during a couchsurfing meeting in my Hometown. We became flatmate... Well, at this chapter it ends at : I live in Busan Korea to learn an ancestral craft and 2 Korean people are taking care of my house plant in Lyon .

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Meeting and partying ! Still waiting for the first guest. I plan to go to Japan and around Korea soon so I may need some help !

Interests

I love listening and playing music as much as I can. I learned drum and played in some bands. I would like to restart a new project back home.
Traveling far away of course, but also to the Alpes mountains close to my city and come back with some delicious cheeses. At anytime, winter, spring or summer. the best way to fill up with energy.
Capoeira is my other passion, a 2nd family, a open window on something else, something true and too abstract to describe but interesting to share.

Music, Movies & Books

movies : The last of the Mohicans, Snatch...I love SI-FI. a little bit geek on the edge...
music : M83, Deftones, Mars Volta, Tété, Mayra Andrade, Keziah Jones, Alton Elis et bien d'autres
books :Dune, Kafka on the shore and all the others Murakami's book, Rouge Brésil, Eureka street

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I rode a horse for 8 days in the Khovsgol lake area in Mongolia. magical !
I also quit my comfortable job.

Teach, Learn, Share

CAPOEIRA in Busan !!! Is there someone interested ?!
I also learn korean language cause I think it would be funny.
I like sharing some home made soup.

Countries I've Visited

Brazil, Mongolia

Countries I've Lived In

France, South Korea, United Kingdom

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