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Overview

  • 52 references 20 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish; learning Mongolian, Persian (Farsi)
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Co-Founder at Troika Idiomas - School of Russian Language...
  • Learned history here, learned languages there...
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Work hard, share, get the paper. Go out backpacking, learn a couple languages more. I had a bigger description here, but since nobody reads anything these days I'm not bothering writing my a$$ off.

To prove I'm not a Turkish con artist, here's my personal Instagram profile below:

https://www.instagram.com/simonveliky/?hl=pt

PHILOSOPHY

We are what we choose to be. Everything is an illusion.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

One of my dearest friends, Paula Gramacho, told me about this website when she was going to her trip to Rio, in July, 2010. Since then, I just had good moments hosting people and going to meetings.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've spoke with different people of different nationalities in my home town, Portuguese, Arabs, Germans, Spanish, Italians, etc. My hometown (Florianópolis) has a lot of beauty and I like to show and talk about it with others.

JANUARY, 2011

Hosted Antonella and her boyfriend Luis (Argentina) for 2 days

FEBRUARY/MARCH, 2011

Hosted Cédric Vilella (France) for 18 days

MARCH/APRIL 2011

Hosted Javier Cornago (Spain) for 5 days

APRIL 2011

Hosted Joachim Goebert (Germany) for 4 days

APRIL/MAY 2011

Hosted Edinson Lopez (Peru) for 2 days

JULY 2011

Hosted Andrey Nikulin (Russia) for 4 days

December 2011/January 2012

Travelled to Argentina and surfed at Luis' Couch

December 2012:

Surfed at Andrey Nikulin's couch for 5 days (Moscow, Russia)
Surfed at Evgeniya Shumakher for 3 days (Moscow, Russia)

January 2013:

Surfed at Anna Zemlyanskaya's couch for 8 days (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

February 2013:

Surfed at Sanya's house for 14 days(Kiev, Ukraine);
Surfed at Olga Skosarenko's couch for one day(Kiev, Ukraine);
Surfed at Tanya and Edik's couch for 5 days (Boyarka, Ukraine);
Surfed at Andrey Kvert's couch for 2 days (Kiev, Ukraine)
Surfed at Anastasya Turkova's couch for 1 day (Moscow)

January 2016:

Surfed at Marcellus Pereyra house for 2 nights (Asunción, Paraguay)
Surfed at Helena's house for 3 nights (Encarnacion, Paraguay)

February:

Surfed at Gabriel Gonzalez apartment in Rosario, Argentina for 5 nights.

November 2019: Hosted by Anna and Marek in Saint Petersburg for 4 nights.

OUTDATED SINCE NOBODY READS THIS OR ANYTHING ELSE THAN 170 LETTERS ANYMORE

Interests

Anything related to history, drawing, painting, cooking, travels, etc

As a whole, I'm a tranquil guy and I can talk about anything, everything.

  • environment
  • cooking
  • beer
  • traveling
  • painting
  • drawing
  • camping
  • history
  • tourism
  • nomad

Music, Movies, and Books

I prefer comedies and some horror movies (which sometimes are even funnier than comedies hahaha)

But I'm no fan of movies tho'

I love reading humanities and also some other best-sellers

My favorite music genre are rap and hip-hop (pre 2014 especially, but nowadays there's just s#*t)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Swimming with an Anaconda in a river at Bonito-MS. It was one of the scariest too.

Learned basics of tango in Buenos Aires

Seeing snow for the first time in my life at Charles De Gaulle Airport on the way to Russia.

Teaching Portuguese /English language in a camp for young Ukrainians

Surviving as a volunteer at a haunted 'hippie' camp in Northern Argentinian

Being infected with COVID and surviving with no damage to tell my story

Teach, Learn, Share

I know basically everything about my state, I've visited every single city, and I know a lot about other Brazilian cities. I can teach you about history and philosophy, some stretching, drawing lessons, a bit of boxing, learning Portuguese and so on. I want to practice my language skills and learn about different cultures.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Food, Wi-Fi, beer, free Portuguese, Spanish or English classes... dunno :)

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Italy, Paraguay, Russian Federation, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Russian Federation, Turkey, Ukraine

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