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Overview

  • 82 references 70 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Catalan, Valencian, German, Italian, Latin, Ukrainian
  • 42, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • painter (artist)
  • fine arts- illustration- history
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About Me

I´m French/Spanish, born in Mexico City, and raised between Mexico and California.

Besides my wonderful wife Margarita and little princess dog Mercuria Canica, my purpose in life is creating and spreading joy; and along the way, I also like good conversation, diversity of ethnicities, strong colors, different languages and cultures, and dogs that can fly!

My philosophy:

There are no foreign lands, only foreign people. Borders are not a thing of nature, humans created them.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I hope to be able to meet interesting and stimulating people from around the world...and while traveling around the world; and continue to explore the many features that make all of us humans alike!

...also, I have had the joy of hosting hundreds of couchsurfers over the years!

Interests

Art and all manner of creative things, i love and depend on music to create art, i love good cinema..but above all, i enjoy observing people from different cultures and becoming familiar with all the interesting traditions they have. i also really like languages as well as history (any kind of history, as long as its in the past- I'm interested!)
...oh yeah..particle geography and astrophysics (including cosmology)are also big interests! (where am I, what am I made of, where did it come from???)

Music, Movies, and Books

MUSIC: s.gainsbourg, david bowie, cut copy, edith piaf, mos def, thelonius monk, lcd soundsystem, mala rodriguez, modest mouse, Zap Mama, the knife, george brassens, alaska, the presets, los fabulosos cadillacs, Yann Tiersen, friendly fires, hercules and love affair, pheonix, the etheopians, balkan beat box, kings of leon, lee "scratch" perry, de la sol, pink floyd, talib kwali, desmond decker, empire of the sun, burning spear, erlend oye, fleet foxes, chromeo, kdd, caribou, devo, gnarles barkley, vivaldi, agustus pablo, and on and on...!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Meeting my wife in a Couchsurfing experience! (and the central Mexican desert is also unbelievable)

Teach, Learn, Share

languages, culture, art and experiences

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, France, Germany, Mexico, Spain, Ukraine, United States

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