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  • Fluent in English, German, Russian; learning Spanish
  • 26, Female
  • Membro desde 2010
  • Librarian in the State University of Saint Petersburg
  • cultural sciences
  • Nenhuma cidade natal listada
  • Perfil 100% concluído

Sobre Mim


bake cakes, see the world


I am an ex-librarian and ex-EVS-volunteer, now I'm working in a computer company, creating software for museums, what gives me a great chance to travel around Russia. I am 26 years old, i love to travel, of course, and i want badly to sail around the earth on a ship, so if you earn a yacht, let me now, i can be a cook on it. most of the time i don't like noisy parties and clubs, i'm more the pub or bar kind of person, where you can have a nice talk with a glass of wine/beer. i like meeting people from other countries and learn from them, because it's the best way to discover something new. also i love animals (i have a hyperactive black cate named Kardamon), food, food, and food again, i can spend hours looking at fresh bread in a bakery and looking at somebody preparing something new, music, concerts, Scandinavia and deep North, anthropology, indigenous people and lifestyle, weird traditions and rituals, medieval art, black humor, animation, laughing at stupid (or not) things and dreaming about time-travelling.

Go then, there are other worlds than these (Stephen King "The Dark Tower")

Por que estou no Couchsurfing?


i begin to think that all the best people in the world are connected with Couchsurfing


discovering earth, space and food through reality and dreams, beautiful places, modern history, small cities

  • animals
  • cats
  • dogs
  • arts
  • books
  • literature
  • concerts
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • music
  • animation
  • anthropology
  • history
  • science
  • hitchhiking
  • volunteering

Músicas, Filmes e Livros

movies: Peter Greenaway, David Lynch, Emir Kusturica, Werner Herzog, Wes Anderson, scandinavian movies, "The Boondock Saints", "Himmel ueber Berlin", Monty Python, "Dr.Strangelove", "Where the wild thing are", "Back to the Future", cartoons (!Secret of Kells, Sita sings the Blues, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Wallis and Gromit, french animation), etc.
music: Sigur Ros, Tool, Mogwai, Beirut, Woven Hand, Kiss the Anus of a Black Cat, Efterklang, the National, mum, Arcade Fire, Nine Inch Nails, Sufjan Stevens, A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, other mostly folkish stuff with banjos and accordions.
books: Pavic is my ultimate favorite, Vian, Jonathan Safran Foer, Kafka, Stephen King, Hoeg, Eco, Perec, Stoppard, Vonnegut, Heller, Salinger, Oscar Wilde, Nabokov, Dovlatov, Bulgakov and other russian XX-century literature, Rimbaud, Huizinga, Douglas Adams, anthropological literature, etc

Uma Coisa Incrível que Eu Fiz

i think that all amazing things, that can happen to me, will be in the future, but i hitchhiked alone through Iceland. it was my fist solo-trip and first hitchhiking experience, so for me it is really something.

Ensine, Aprenda, Compartilhe

i can teach you how to cook and to bake great stuff, or some funny facts about russian and scandinavian history and literature

Países que Visitei

Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

Países em que Morei

Germany, Russian Federation

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