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Note: Stéphane is the french for Steve(n)
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See http://bit.ly/p5rWUq it changes a lot of things for me, I'll keep you informed. My first step is to abandon my groups.
Before 2013 I was living alone at my place. This is not longer the case since I now live with Lorely, a couchsurfer I met in 2012. Since then we spent some time in Latin America, so we are hosting a lot of friends from there, we don't really need this site to host anymore, we have visitors from now and then.
The first thing you'll probably notice is my long hair. At our place I have many old/vintage computers (circa 1970's) and parts, so if you're allergic to old computer parts, don't come! I also have a few stick insects, I say that just in case the computer thing wasn't enough to scare you.
I don't work right now, so I have plenty of time. I like staying up late at night talking, or maybe watching movies, reading, going out to a restaurant/bar or jazz club.
Welcome to Paris!
I'm gr33k, that's like a Greek geek you know? I believe a lot of problems can be solved by talking. I am calm, open minded and I respect people.
I eat all kind of food, if it's not too spicy, but cannot cook :(
Lorely is from Latin America. She's a psychologist and anthropologist.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
We offer a nice view of the Eiffel tower !
We both speak french, I speak English and Greek, Lorely speaks Spanish.
We are open people so we can speak about a lot of topics, from technology to sociology.
Patricia, Buenos Aires
Marc from Toronto.
Mauricio from Belgium/Mexico
Candela, Lorena, Fabian from Uruguay
May. Tere, Angelica, Laura from Merida, Yucatán, Mexico.
August. Lorena, Merida, Mexico.
September. Gina, Mauricio, Joyan, Yucatán, Mexico and Brussels, Belgium.
October. Karina, Montevideo, Uruguay.
From July 2012 to end of April 2013 I was travelling, but I still could host people (like past couchsurfers who knew my place).
Mauricio and Johan from Brussels, brother of our host in Merida (Mexico).
Mariana and her cousin, they hosted my friend Marion in Mexico.
March - April
Emily (USA) cousin of my previous girlfriend, she needed a place to stay asap.
Liam (UK) stayed at my place for a week.
Inka and her boyfriend (Finland) were visiting Paris.
1 - 2 Ire, Austria, returning couch surfer.
6 - 9 Floriana, Germany, artist.
8 - 12 Mauricio, Mauricio Jr and Johan, from Belgium & Merida (Mexico).
2 - 5 Michael, Canadian journalist. Asia specialist !
12 - 13 Frédéric, French, from Britanny.
15 - 17 Vito, Russian from Cyprus.
27 - 28 Didac, the Spanish teacher.
Dec. 31 - Jan. 4 Marina, Brazil, Marina MD ftw !
6 - 13 Karin, Sweden, Dragster 3000 !
13 - 16 Anastasia, Greece.
22 - 23 Rafaël, Belgium, collector.
26 - 27 Connie, Spain, yes again ;-)
10 - 14 Luis, Colombian, funny guy.
19 - 20 Elena Bianca, Romania, sleepy economist.
25 - 26 Shan He, China, Tiny !
27 - 3 Natalia, Argentina, la bête en français.
6 - 8 Mark-Oliver, Germany, Discordian gummy bear.
16 - 19 Coralie, France, coule !
21 - 25 Lorely, Panama, <3
5 - 7 Connie, Spain, again.
11 - 13 Bex, USA, the artist.
8 - 15 Miguel, Mexico, movie director.
1 - 5 Tirzah, USA, crèpes eater.
15 - 18 HennaH, Finland, frozen cyclist.
24 - 27 Ariel, USA, guitarist.
15 - 17 Anne, France, Guitarist.
24 - 30 Connie, Spain, Experienced sleeper.
30 - 01 Nneka, USA, Laughing.
01 - 08 Kim, Germany, Philosopher.
11 - 13 Jacqueline, Poland, Pink Floyd lover.
13 - 19 Heather, USA, Photographer.
20 - 22 Ire, Austria, Traveler.
26 - 28 Siobhan, USA, Student.
29 - 03 Tim, Australia, Clown.
20 - 24 Connie, Spain, Mattress testing.
09 - 27 Inka, Finland, Sweet girl.
24 - 28 Jo-Tzu, Taiwan, Enlightening.
28 - 30 Alex, Greece, Alexander M.D.
01 - 07 Rachel, Brazil, BOINC Apprentice.
13 - 15 Ross, USA, the LOVE MAN.
15 - 17 Thais, Brazil, Walker.
19 - 20 Timek, Poland, New wave photographer.
22 - 25 Otto, Czech Republic, Cataphile.
25 - 28 Vera, China, Lovely head.
28 - 29 Nadège, France, The eyes.
29 - 4 Jonna, Finland, Finnish girls are killing me.
27 - 6 Maryam, Iran, Future Pastafarian.
13 - 15 Septia, Indonésia.
18 - 19 Nadège, France, WoW.
26 - 29 Gintare, Lithuania, .py.
21 - 1st Maryam, Iran, Friend.
30 - 2 Erzsébet, Hungary, Eyes.
4 - 14 Wendy, China, Sweet sweet sweet.
15 - 16 Eszter, Hungary, Magyar+Indian.
17 - 23 Leena, Australia, iLeena.
29 - 30 Chloé, France, Horse girl.
5 - 10 Gloria, Argentina.
12 - 13 Peter, UK, dancer.
6th of September - 4 November, Connie, Chile/Spain.
6 - 9 Giorgos, Greece, friendly clown.
Oct. 21 - Nov. 24 Margot, France, ☮
1 - 3 Ermela & Églantine, Albania, Kino Polenta.
14 - 16 Connie, Spain/Chile.
15 - 16 Yuanyuan, China.
26 - 28 Olya, Moldavia, Chemist.
Collecting weird stuff, photography, listening to music, reading, crossword, Internet, play Ingress etc.
I'am the owner/moderator of a large Freecycle group.
Music, Movies, and Books
Tarkovsky's movies (Solaris, Stalker, etc.), La jetée (Chris Marker), Takeshi Kitano, Monty Python, Wim Wenders, John Cassavetes, Jim Jarmusch, Seijun Suzuki, Jean-Luc Godard, ...
Bebop Jazz (Art Blakey, Thelonius Monk, Horace Silver, Lee Morgan, Lennie Tristano, Wes Montgomery ...), baroque music (JSB), rock&roll (Led Zep, Aerosmith, ...), other (Otis Redding, Portishead, Amy Winehouse, Pink Floyd, Rita Mitsouko, ...), Weird stuff (The Monks, Dread Zeppelin, ...).
Samuel Beckett, Franz Kafka, Georges Perec, Charles Bukowski, Yukio Mishima, Isaac Asimov, Homer, a bunch of computer architecture related books, ...
Blunt talk, Mr Robot, Black mirror, Utopia, Orphan black, House MD., TBBT, Z nation, The walking dead, Breaking bad, The wire, The Office, 6 feet under, Coupling, Arte, TCM, Kaamelott, Startrek, The invaders, The Prisonner, The avengers, The Persuaders!, ...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Imagine an IT guy in a duck farm in Austin... It was awesome!
I use only (analog) backward wrist watches & clocks.
Teach, Learn, Share
⁂ How to fold socks the right way.
⁂ I like science (see previous point), arts, jazz, my town (Paris), and I'm very curious about everything.
I usually ask questions until I understand something correctly. There are so many things I don't know!
I'll be happy to hear about you, who you are, and where you have been.
What I Can Share with Hosts
My knowledge of Paris.
A cool place to stay.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Belgium, Netherlands, Panama, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay
Countries I’ve Lived In
France, Greece, Mexico