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Yaya

Paris, Île-de-France, France

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Overview

  • 73 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French, Italian; learning Russian, Spanish
  • 34, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • sometimes I'm busy, but it's rare
  • yes I am well educated :)
  • From Italy
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

let's change the world

ABOUT ME

I'm italian. I come from a small village of approximately 1500 inhabitants, near Ravenna, but I escaped when I was 18 to study in Bologna.
In 2002 I joined the erasmus project and went to Paris for 6 months, I fell in love with Paris.
I've lived in Bologna for 9 years and in february 2009 I've moved to Paris.

In March 2012 I've decided to leave my job, my home, and go. After 25000 km hitchhiking around europe with a friend I'm finally on the road alone and I love it. I'm meeting a lot of interesting people along the way and I'm sure I'll find other!
On the way I'm trying to learn as much as possible about alternatives ways of living, permaculture, sustainable living.
At the end of 2012 I was in Dubrovnik and my host was totally into permaculture, he explained me the principles of it and it was like discovering a new world.
Now I know that no matter where I'll be when I grow up (I'm not yet), permaculture is the way I want my future to be!

My dreams is to live in an eco-village self-sufficient and I'm also A LOT into vipassana meditation.

I am colorful, I try to always be positive and to look at the world with a smile on my face.

Check my website if you want to know more about me: http://www.artificialstage.net

PHILOSOPHY

I think when you create links, a thin red thread links us to the people forever, no matter if we do not see for a long time, that thread will keep us connected for life.

As Richard Bach said:
"Fly free and happy beyond birthdays and across forever, and we'll meet now and then when we wish, in the midst of the one celebration that never can end."

I don't want to look back one day and have regrets so I'm tring to take advantage of every occasion to travel and grow.

If you want to be my friend you must believe in fairies.

Once in Persia reigned a king,
Who upon a signet ring,
Carved a maxim strange and wise,
When held before his eyes,
Gave him counsel at a glance,
Fit for every change and chance:
Solemn words, and these were they:
"“EVEN THIS WILL PASS AWAY"

You only get one life, so make sure you live it right

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I absolutely adore the idea, I've always hosted friend and friends of friends in my house, so I could say I was a couchsurfer at the age of 10 :).
I love to know people from other countries and cultures, we could really learn much from other people.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I'm on here since 2009, I've met some of the most important people of my life thank to CS, I've hosted a lot of people and being hosted by many amazing souls.
Event if I don't like the new for profit status, this site is helping me on my way around the world alone so even after all I think I still like it.

Interests

I like the pink color and everything that is pink.
I like cooking, italian and oriental food, especially sushi.
I like taking pictures and photo manipulation and retouch (and I even have a flickr page: http://flickr.com/glossyjuice ) .
I like piercings and tattoos.
I like to travelling all around the world.
I like to hitchhike.
I like challenges and adventure .
I like to hike and sleep in the tent.
I like to smile to people in the street.
I like to party and go to bed late.
I like to stay in bed when it's raining.
I like zombies and gore films with lot of blood.
I like make mistakes and learn from them.
I like being a geek with the computer. (and yes, I'm a geek.. )
I like cats.
I like fairies and dwarfs.
I like to walk without shoes.
I like the sea
I like Paris and.. Paris. Have I already said that I like Paris?

Music, Movies & Books

MOVIES: La belle verte, Where the wild things are, Gadjo dilo, Swing, Pulp Fiction & kill bill & ALL the stuff from Tarantino, Kubrik's films, Le fabuleux destin de Amélie Poulain, Delicatessen, Velvet Goldmine,Trainspotting, Lost In Translation

MUSIC:Dream Theater, Postal Service, System of a down, Guccini, Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, Bloc Party, Franz Ferdinand, Stone Roses, Placebo, Nina Simone, Vinicio Capossela, De André, Alicia Keys, REM, Ben Harper, Dashboard Confessional, Guns'n'Roses, Nightwish, Ska-p, Paris Combo, Bjork, The Libertines, Bandabardò, Interpol, Gwen Stefani, Babyshambles, Smashing pumpkin, Plain White T's, Belle and Sebastian, Something Corporate, Panic! At the Disco, Blonde Redhead, Bloc Party, Of monster and men, Florence and the machine, Goran Bregovic

BOOKS: Kerouac, Isabella Santacroce, Richard Bach, Stephen King, Miller, Chuck Palahniuk, Suskind, Hesse, M. Z. Bradley, Shopenhauer, Banana Yoshimoto, Bukowski, Murakami, Baudelaire, Cohelo, Lucarelli, Crichton, Ammaniti, Tolkien, J.K. Rowling, Baricco, Salinger, Rimbaud, Goethe

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I got completely lost in budapest one hour before the train back home.
I've been behind niagara's falls.
I've seen fireflies not far from paris and fell in love that night.
I've hitchhiked a boat from sicily to the egadi islands and "hitchhiked" a kayak tour in Dubrovnik.
I've seen scenes from past lives.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach how to do a perfect tiramisu, how to look younger and more handsome with photoshop, how to use your camera, how to meditate and most of all how to believe in fairies.
I'm learning something about permaculture and sustainable living so if your into it please teach me!
I would like to learn your typical dishes, your traditions, the story of your trips, I would like to learn gardening and medicinal plants.

What I Can Share With Hosts

Meals, stories, music, books, adventures, dreams

Countries I've Visited

Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Montenegro, Oman, Poland, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

France, Italy

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