Sophia Belle

Somerville, MA, United States

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Overview

  • 17 References 5
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Portuguese
  • 20, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Student, musician, professional procrastinator
  • Tufts University (Majoring in English and Business)
  • From Somerville, MA, USA
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About Me

Hey chicos y chicas of the world!

PLEASE READ ABOUT THE HOUSING SITUATION BEFORE REQUESTING TO SURF AT MY PLACE! thanks!

I am a musician, traveler, hitchhiker and student from the USA.
I've grown tired of hostels and buses so my new and improved traveling philosophy is to go as far off the beaten track as possible while exploring new ways of getting around. I just returned home from a long one-year journey and am now back in Boston. Time to return the favor!

I am studying English and journalism but I consider myself a traveler and musician above all things. In my free time I can be found working at a local art gallery/cultural center or street performing in the city.

I am currently living in an on-campus cooperative (see housing)

"Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing at all." ~ Helen Keller

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I bring my own beer.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Communal stir fry cooking in Cuenca, hard cider on the New Orleans trolley, dragging someone to their first American college party, road trips in the Deep South.

Interests

Playing my geetar, reading new books, meeting, conversing, parting, laughing, crying, hitchhiking, kicking back on a hammock, listening to new ideas.

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Radiohead, Manu Chao, Amadou and Miriam, Gogol Bordello, Cat Power, Bob Dylan, Phantogram, Bombino, Johnny Cash, Wagner, Chopin, Willie Nelson, XX, First Aid Kit, ALT-J

Books: Crime and Punishment, Moby Dick, On the Road, Heart of Darkness, Slaughterhouse-Five, Dharma Bums, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Notes from Underground, Cannery Row.

Movies: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Grand Budapest Hotel, Donnie Darko, Dr. Strangelove, Apocalypse Now, Brazil

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've lost my passport three times, all in my own city.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: How to strum the saddest chord on the guitar, how to make a fire without matches,

Learn: How to sail, how to knit, how to design a website.

Share: ideas to change the world.

What I Can Share with Hosts

My soul

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, England, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Northern Ireland, Peru, Scotland, Slovenia, Spain, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Ecuador, United States

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