Sergio Salgado

Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

Sergio Salgado

Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

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  • 24 References 16 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Spanish; learning Chinese (Simplified), English, French
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • I write / Researcher / Translator
  • Bachelor in Literature
  • From Meta, Colombia
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

Host travelers in Villavicencio during the week (hot climate place but I have a pool) or Bogotá during the weekends (I'm always traveling between these cities).

I think it's difficult to talk about oneself, but I suppose I can say I'm an easy going person, I love any kind of music and I really enjoy showing Bogotá.

I speak some english and french and I would like to practice some (but it's ok if you want to learn spanish from me). I'm also a spanish teacher for beginners.

I studied Literature but I work as an historian; my subject: student movements from the 20's (Really specific, I know).

I'd love to travel all over the world but right now I'm just saving money to do it.

As a host: make sure the surfers feel confortables and make sure they really know Bogotá!!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I love to show my town so people can say they really went to Bogotá. I can host two people top at a time. Eventually I'd love to visite some places, but now I'm saving some money.


Writing, travelling and meeting new people.
Practicing some English and French.

  • writing
  • books
  • literature
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • teaching
  • history
  • languages
  • tours

Music, Movies, and Books

Too difficult...
But I have to say I love Roberto Bolaño ("The savage detectives"), Philippe Sollers (do you know him?), Sofia Coppola ("Lost in translation") and any kind of music. Simple: "Without music, life would be a mistake"; "I wouldn't believe in a god that doesn't dance" (Nietzsche).

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Traveling through Latin America!
Meeting people from different places and languages!

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm a Spanish teacher for beginners.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Bogotá: If we meet in Bogotá and want to walk all night around the city, I'd love to do it.

Villavicencio: If you'r passing by to see Los Llanos, you will probably need to stay one night in here. We can go out if you want or stay at the pool chating.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In


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