Boris Blondin

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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About Me


to enjoy every little bit


I'm an easy going guy, quiet, and respectful.
I'm quite an active person but also like to be lazy, not too long though I get bored quickly, always up for doing anything that could be interesting.
I can be very silent sometimes, it doesn't mean I'm moody or I have a problem with you it's just that talking for the sake of talking is something I don't do, if I have nothing interesting to say I simply don't talk. Sometimes silence is enough :)
Don't worry I can also be talkative, I'm always up for an interesting conversation :)
can be funny, even on myself...
Actually this section is boring, what are words to describe someone ? not enough for sure, you'll see if we meet :)


Self inquiry is the way :) and for me the only one.
I'm trying to find my answers every day when I walk when I talk when I think, eat, piss or work, and the more I learn the less I know, which is kind of amazing and has led me to not be afraid of the unknown and even to look for it with a kind of excitement.
I don't know if life has a meaning, what is after death, if there is a god or a big unity in the universe, these are just theories from and for people eager for ready-made answers.
I know it brings me much more happiness to be nice to people so I do it.
I know I don't have the control on anything so I try to let go and see.
I know relationships makes me more happy than things, so I keep my friends and don't buy useless stuff.
I know words can be very powerful so I'm careful with them.
I know I'm egocentered but I still don't know how to stop it :)
And that's pretty much it...

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Actually travelling, I use CS mostly to find people for hosting or for meeting, I'm on the "receiving" side of it, one day I'll be on the "giving" side of it :)


On this trip I've been hosted in almost all the countries I crossed since I left France, it's funny to see how people see hosting very differently, it has always been a good experience.
I've seen sometimes people hosted with me in the same house taking advantage of the host's generosity without even feeling bad about it, that's a shame.
I've been hosted by such great people, sometimes I can't believe it when I think about it :)


I'm travelling a lot these days, by bicycle at the moment, I stop when I feel good or move when I feel like it.
I used to read a lot, especially books that have something to teach, the only problem with books is that it's so heavy in a backpack :)
I used to work in kitchens between two trips, so i'm not so bad at cooking, and I really like doing it. So of course I like eating :)
I like to spend time with my family when I can, with friends, partying sometimes.
Above all I love to go in the unknown nature with a tent, to get lost in mountains or on a desert beach with only the nature and a good friend, feeling the calm of nature is something very inspiring and relaxing.
Really fond of music, I always have a melody in my head, can't play any intruments unfortunately. I used to attend to music festivals, as a volunteer or not, it makes me fly.
I enjoy juggling, with balls at the moment, I'd love to improve with hammers.

Music, Movies, and Books

Random authors : Gandhi, bernard weber, krishnamurti, aldous huxley, eckart tolle, paulo coelho, henri charriere, jean-louis etienne, sylvain tesson, khalil gibran, arnaud desjardins, henri-david thoreau, adam smith, etienne de la boetie, boris cyrulnik, carlos castenada, jean ziegler, noam chomsky, alexandra david-néel and so on...
Bands I like the most (especially in live), Groundation, Hilight tribe

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've been to Burkina Faso in 2011, I took a flight from Paris, 4h after I was in Ouagadougou, a couple of days after I was in a school in a village in the middle of nowhere with no electricity no running water, surrounded by people who were hardly speaking my langage, in front of 82 children who were waiting for a maths of french or history lesson. I had never been a teacher before, that was really hard and amazing at the same time, in the end I think I have learnt more than I have taught...

Teach, Learn, Share

Well I can teach the few things I know with a great pleasure, but isn't it important to learn by yourself ?
I can teach french, english (to the worst english speaker maybe), juggling, how to make pancakes, pizzas and how to mix what you have in your fridge in a very edible dish !
I can fix your computer, help for your website and explain you why this f***** machine refuses to start.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Myanmar, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Burkina Faso, France, United Kingdom

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