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Looking for inner piece.
I'm happy, when I feel, think, create. Sometimes I'm calm and relaxed, sometimes emotional and full of energy. I feel sadness, when I have to stay at home all day long. If there are people, events, impressions in my life, I feel alive.
I was fond of travelling by hitch-hicking. Possibility to get acquainted with various people was one of the main reasons why I liked to make journeys. Now I am a bit tired of such active way of travleing. I like when people share their experiences, views, impressions and create something together. That's why I don't like parties. I prefer to have a conversation in friendly atmosphere. I'm not a talkative person. I like to share with my impressions but it really important and interesting to listen to people's stories.
I enjoy doing sth together 'cause it's the way to know each other: cooking, helping, creating, etc.
I love the melody of foreign languages. I like to learn new things.
My cold hands, foot and face love sunlight, warm water & air.
I'm a vegetarian. I prefer fruit juice and water to alcohol and I don't smoke tobacco.
"Don't listen to other people advices. Nobody knows what the hell they are doing. Just do your own thing as way I said".
If you did your best it will come, if it's yours. ;)
Do not panic! Stay calm, Volha.
All that you give away is yours.
"Education is an admirable thing, but it's well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught". Oscar Wilde
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I like creative people, I like sharing.
Art, graphic design, fine arts, book design, children books, monotypia and etching graphics, advertisement videos, illustrations, meditation and mediation, nature, laugh, tears, happiness, friendship, cycling, hiking, creating, etc.
Sometime ago I was fond of contact improvisation. =))
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: various kinds of music. But I prefer live music.
Favorite Movies: "The Secret of Kells", "Sea Song", "Only Lovers Left Alive", "Caótica Ana", "Forrest Gump", "Say uncle", "Knocking on Heaven's Doors", "Wings of Desire - 2", "The Matrix -1", "Girl's interrupted", "Chocolate", "Accepted", "Modigliani", "Frida", "Back-beat", "A Beautiful Mind", "12" (Russian), "Moulin Rouge", "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time", "Ratatouille", "Orange love", etc.
Books... Hm... Simple comics (like Tom Gold's black&white comics), children books with beautiful stories and illustrations, and etc.
Illustrators: Tom Gold, Sergio Toppi, Ralph Steadman, etc.
Artists: Modigliani, Mark Rothko, Hugo Simberg, Chagall, El Lissitzky, etc.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I went to Paris with my friend by hitch-hiking!
I traveled to the Atlantic Ocean from Belarus to Portugal by my own for almost 40 days. It was my first alone long trip!
I travelled with my friend to Morocco at the end of 2010 where we spent 2 weeks and celebrated the New Year!
Me and my friend traveled around eastern part of Turkey and even went to the North of Iraq.
The most amazing and wonderful nature that I have ever seen is in Finland. And reindeer, of course!
I passed Transfagrashan in Romania and that was really nice!
Participating as a volunteer in bird counting project in wetland in Belarus. (July 1-9, 2013)
Lost my mind in Cordes-sur-Ciel, France. =)
Traveled through China.
I hitch-hicked 10 000 km through Russia (from Vladivostock to Minsk). (July 24 - September 1, 2015).
Kept in my hands a starfish.
Worked as a cook in the reserve "Krasnuy Bor" which is situated on the north of Belarus.
Draw postcards and illustrations.
Winter in Finland.
visited 27 states (12%) Create your own visited map of The World
Teach, Learn, Share
"The world we have created is a product of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking" Albert Einstein
What I Can Share with Hosts
Countries I’ve Visited
Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iraq, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine
Countries I’ve Lived In
Belarus, Greece, Lithuania