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“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”
PLEASE IF YOU ARE JUST LOOKING FOR A FREE SPOT TO CRASH DO NOT CONTACT ME .. THIS IS NOT WHAT THIS COMMUNITY ALL ABOUT... WE ARE HERE BECAUSE WE ARE REAL TRAVELLERS SHARING OUR CULTURES AND EXPLORING TOGETHER●●
Well ... i am not really good in this but i will give a quick summary :)
***The serious part of me***
I am a civil engineer. I design steel structures like aircraft hangar and high rise buildings .. etc. I am working for an american company in portland , oregon ,USA , i am a supervisor in cairo office.
I am originally egyptian. I just finished my engineering license in LA , where most of my family live.
***Now the part that i love :)***
I am a big fan of travelling. I love to discover new cultures and making new friends. I adore my family and my amazing chocolate labrador Diego.
I love attending concerts and partying. I love walking and discovering the different neighborhoods. Tasting beer in every city i visit is a must :P
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.”
I have joined couchsurfing in 2011 after i attended an event with a friend who
introduced me to this community that became an amazing part of my life.
To me traveling is not about having a good vacation , i discovered that i am kind of addicted to it :)
But the best part about traveling is the people we meet during the journey. I consider that everyone i meet is a new treasure. I love to know about other cultures and tell others about my culture.
What i love also about couchsurfing is the amazing diversity ... it proves that there is no real borders or barriers and we all belong to one universe
Every single one i met through couchsurfing is a very special friend to me
-Listening to music
-Dancing salsa and tango (just beginner)
-Football (watching and playing)
-Going to the beach
-Some times squash
-Meeting new people
-Learning new languages
Music, Movies, and Books
**Movies**:Bridge of spies ,Body of Lies, Hangover, My name is khan , ladder49,saw,Titanic,Bad boys
**Music** : Salsa music , gipsy , house music
Books : The purpose driven life , The alchemist , Zahir , 1948
Teach, Learn, Share
Actually i think i can help people with the english and arabic language also i can help with explaining some stuff about the culture in egypt and i can help with things to do in egypt when visiting
Finally, we live... we learn...
What I Can Share with Hosts
First thing my mom , my lovely dog diego and myself , we share our love and hospitality with our guests. we consider them a part of the family and we make sure to make them feel at home.
I can also invite you to some of these stuff :
1-Attending the Suffi dance show at 7pm sat.&wed
2-Taking a felucca in the nile
3-Visiting hussein and islamic cairo
4-Visiting coptic cairo
5-Visiting egyptian museum and pyramids
6-Try to smoke shisha and taste egyptian stella beer
7-Going to a nice party with egyptian music and may
8-The Citadel & mohammed ali mosque
9-Relax by the pool and enjoy the sun with the gardens view close to the pyramids at sakkara country club.
10-The palace of mohammed ali in shubra
11-A walking tour around different neighborhoods in cairo
If you won`t mind hitting alexendria , you can take a train ride for 2.5 hrs and you can see the following:
1-The royal jewelry museum.
5-Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
8-Drinking beer at the greek club by the beach with fried calamari
9-Trying ice cream from "Azza Gelate"
**Also i can offer going to Ain sukhna , its a beach one hour drive from cairo
Countries I’ve Visited
Bahrain, Canada, France, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In