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Sylvain Karpinski

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Overview

  • 169 Positive References2 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, French, Polish, Spanish; learning German, Italian
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • 3D animation, civil designer
  • Professional school and university
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Contribute to the econo-socio-environmental Revolution

ABOUT ME

I'm polish/swiss vegan guy living in Quebec since 2008, just moved to Montreal. Kind of positive RocknRolla, strongly red & green, easy going and funny / wacky. I like to party, have fun, philosophize about things and work for a better world.

Music is very important in my life, I often go to some shows. I very appreciate people that have "good" tastes in music.

I like good beer and brew my own, I especially love IPA, stouts and red ales. I don't like commercial lagers, but it would do the job if there isn't any othe choice.

PHILOSOPHY

We must be the change we wish to see.

Take care of our planet and all animals living there (also humans).

Change our insane system based on economy and profit who manipulates and slaves us.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I offer a couch for travelers, usually hang out with them and sometimes show them Quebec City.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've hosted a bunch of people between 2008 and 2012. Now I'm hosting less people, prefering quality to quantity.

I usually use CS when I'm travelling did this in Europe, North America and South America.

Interests

Cycling, beer, art, video, animation, vegetarian food, cooking, environment, politics, economic decrease, internationalism, Revolution, psychology, philosophy.
Music, sport, nature, hockey (Montreal).
Soccer (Lausanne, Arsenal, Legia).
Cinema, reading.

Music, Movies & Books

Mostly rock and indie rock (New Pornographers, Metric, The Killers, Islands, Clues, Arcade Fire, Strokes, Shins, Dodos, Cat Empire, Winter Gloves, Mother Mother, Nirvana, Radiohead, Sons and Daughters, The Sounds, Sum 41, Bloodhound Gang, Saez, Noir Desir, Tryo, Mickey 3D, Renaud, Les Fatals Picards, Les Wriggles, etc.).

A bit of metal (System of a Down, Iron Maiden, Helloween, Stratovarius, Heavenly, etc.).

Quebec music (Cowboys Fringants, Les Colocs, Mes Aieux, Jean Leloup, Capitaine Révolte, Les Trois Accords, Vulgaires Machins, Mononc' Serge, etc.).

Movies : Inglourious Basterds, Wall-E, all Chaplin's movies, Pulp Fiction, RocknRolla, Inception, Memento, There Will Be Blood, Twelve Monkeys, Fight Club, Crash, Mysterious Skin, The Jacket, Love Actually, The Meaning of Life, 99F, In Bruges, Matrix, Star Wars, The Lord Of The Rings, Batman (Nolan), Earthlings, An Inconvenient Truth, a lot more.

Books : Conversations With God, Celestine Prophety, Tolkien, environment books, etc.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Transatlantic (France - New York) on a cargo boat.

Dive with batfish in Fiji, they're so cute !!

Biked across Canada in 2011.

Biked through the Americas in 2014 (Quebec - Ushuaia).

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach : vegan cooking, polish, video editing, animation.
Learn : spanish and everything that sounds fun ;)

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Switzerland

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