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Share, love, learn...live.
Don't know what to say..let others do it through references :)
"The smiles that you give always come back to you"
âThe world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.â - St. Augustine
âTwenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didnât do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.â - Mark Twain
âA good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.â - Lao Tzu
"Le vrai voyage, c'est d'y aller. Une fois arrivÃ©, le voyage est fini. Aujourd'hui les gens commencent par la fin."
"Try not to become a man of success
but rather to become a man of value."
"don't tell me how well you're educated, just tell me where and how you travelled "
I want my life to be an eternal learning process
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
After having enjoyed hosting some people in Paris, enjoy surfing couches, attend to meetings and spread the word to all the nice people that I meet and who are not on CS.
As you can see with the references, I hosted and was hosted a couple of ( great) times..plus attended meetings, post on some groups and spread the CS word around.
_meeting different people
_giving so receiving
_spending time with children, play, sing, dance and enjoy their authencity
_nature, wildness and authenticity
_sports : basket-ball, windsurfing, trekking, diving and many others in a "leisure" way
_history of : my country, the world, unknown tribes, places I'll visit, places I'll never know
- scuba diving
Music, Movies, and Books
_music : reggae/regga, chanson francaise, jazz, etc..
_movies : historic and war, love and romantic ones; if I had to choose two they would be Gladiator and Moulin rouge; recently saw and enjoyed Red Cliff, can't wait to see the second one !
_reading : passionate of reading, I read everything from novells to history books and travel guides. I'm also fond of poetry, especially french one, the only language that I can fully appreciate.
If I had to pick up some books, these would be ( keeping in the title the language in which I read them) :
Belle du Seigneur, d'Albert Cohen
Lettres a un jeune poete, de Rainer Maria Rilke
Le Cid, de Corneille
Une petite robe de fete, de Christian Bobin
Le Comte de Monte-Christo, d'Alexandre Dumas
Cent ans de solitude, de Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Le vieux qui lisait des romans d'amour, de Jose Luis Sepulveda
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Life amazes me everyday
Teach, Learn, Share
I can share : french language, informatics tips, some magic tricks, french cooking, songs and poems,a lot of french child songs, few walks of tango and my enthusiasm :)
I'd like to learn : russian, chinese, few walks of any dances, cooking; and everything that comes from the heart of others
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cuba, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Laos, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, France, Philippines