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Overview

  • 30 References 19 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Italian, Portuguese
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • IT Risk
  • Master's degree in IT Security
  • From La Paz, La Paz Department, Bolivia
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Sharing life experiences with other CSers

ABOUT ME

I'm Sergio, 29, Bolivian, explorer, dreamer, CSer.

"Paceño" proud of been born in one of the most beautiful, culturally richest places and one of the 7 WONDER CITIES. IT Engineer with a full time job for now, but dreaming of escaping routine someday, leaving everything behind and explore the world once again.

I can't resist chocolate in all of its shapes and flavors. I refuse to start a day without a cup of coffee and I think the best way to end it is with friends around a bottle of wine. I like to run marathons as a stress reliever.

I'm a passionate football fan, even though I can't play it so good. I enjoy watching it and won't miss a match of my favourite team in the world, Bolívar. Feel free to join me if you think you are ready to experience South American football fever.

A couple of years ago I had the crazy idea of visiting 25 European cities in 8 months, best experience ever! Luckly I travelled enough to say that the best part of trips are not the places we find in a travel guide, but the experiences we share with local people and seeing their home towns from their perspective. That's the point of travelling!

Even though I live in La Paz almost all my life and walk through it's crazy and magical streets everyday, somehow it always manages to show me a new amazing point of view. That's why I will never get tired of showing my home town to CSers, just as a way to thank it for all that it has given me.

PHILOSOPHY

"Don't listen to what they say...go see"

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Hosting, sharing my culture, learning from CSers, showing the beauty of my country, enjoying new places...helping to build a new global CS culture.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

In La Paz: I've hosted CS from Denmark, Canada, Portugal, USA, Norway, Spain, Venezuela, England, France, Belgium, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Sweden and Ukraine. I've met CS from everywhere.

In Europe: I've surfed couches in Germany, Portugal, France, Spain, Czech Republic and Belgium. I've met CS from everywhere!

An amazing way to travel and share. Thanks to all my CS experiences, I made amazing friends and went to great places.

Interests

Travel, Photography, Explore new places, Run, Soccer, Chocolate, Wine, Read, Laugh, Watch movies (I take advices on new ones), Discover my country's culture, Discover other cultures, Learn languages...Share CS experiences!

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Avicii, Red Hot Chili Peppers, U2, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Aerosmith.

Movies: Up in the air.

Books: The ones that are unpredictable.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- Visited 25 European cities in 8 months.
- Survived the Death Road on a bike.
- Attended to the amazing Carnival of Oruro
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- Went to Machu Picchu with all my school friends
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- Trekked to Chiar-khota Lagoon at 5000 mosl
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- Admired Times Square in NYC
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- Was surprised by Versailles Palace in France
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- Attended to a Champions League soccer match!
- Walked through Athens streets
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- New Year's Eve party in the streets of Berlin.

Teach, Learn, Share

- Teach: Spanish, English, French, Technology, Bolivian Culture, Everything about La Paz.
- Learn: Everything I can.
- Share: The cultural and touristic treasures of my country, my experiences.

What I Can Share with Hosts

A home, a chance to EXPERIENCE Bolivia!

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Belgium, Chile, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Bolivia, France, United States

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