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Ruth Brown

Folkestone, Kent, England

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Overview

  • 7 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 35, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Health Commissioner
  • University Degree
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To use all my many years of work and travel experience to begin the challenge of my own business!

ABOUT ME

I guess it's quite tough to write a few sentences to sum oneself up in...but I suppose people who know me would say I am very enthusiastic, that I make the most out of any situation, that i'm warm and thoughtful and that I am fascinated by people and their thoughts.

I have been travelling since April 2011 and have passed through Spain, Central America and most recently South America. I have found travelling to be a humbling, exciting, tiring and wonderful experience. I have met some remarkable people along the way. And I don't know when I will stop travelling yet - I think that will become clearer over time.

I care deeply about my friends and family and miss them a lot - though I write to them a alot and really enjoying putting old-fashioned pen to paper to send them letters, as I believe everyone enjoys getting nice mail instead of just bills!

Some of my interests: I adore cooking and experimenting with food; I love dance including flamenco and also burlesque; I enjoy walking and getting lost in new areas and ending up in random cafes and bars and I also love second-hand clothes (and when I am at home I also make clothes).

I'm not sure what else to say, but I look forward to having interesting chats with who ever I meet through this great network!

PHILOSOPHY

To accept all those around you - but to challenge when you think something hurts or compromises another human being. Be strong with your beliefs.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have never couch surfed before but I have met so many people during my world travels that have loved it and one day, when I have my own house again, I will host for those who need a place to stay and friendly person to chat with - aswell as a glass of red wine :)

Interests

Dancing Tango (after living in Buenos Aires of course!)
Cooking and eating and drinking wine
Making clothes and making gifts for other people
Volunteering

Music, Movies & Books

Movies (just a few I like): Y Tu Mama Tambien, Secretary, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Dirty Dancing, 127 Hours

Music: pretty much anything except thrash metal :) I like Dimitri From Paris, Zero 7, Foo Fighters, Air, Garth Brooks, Scissor Sisters...

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Argentina, Australia, United Kingdom

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