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Francisco Rivera

Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala

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Overview

  • 29 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning German
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2005
  • engineer, diver, cook, firefighter, ...
  • Of course! I'm very educated and pol...
  • From Guatemala, Guatemala
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Discovering my own country

ABOUT ME

Honestly been able to describe ourselves is quite hard, all the time we are changing and learning new things (like I recently learned beer brewing, man is amazing!! :P)... what can I say about me right now?... well, I'm easy-going, for me is not about blending or adapting with life its about harmonized with it... is about enjoying our short period of life.

Smiling is a good thing, all the time we have good, bad, weird and wonderful moments, its good to express our feelings but smiling and laughing create on us a positive attitude.

I always think when we share our happiness with others they open to us and feel our vibe, as we start feeling theirs everything becomes clear and communication flows wonderfully.

By the way, call me Paco.

PHILOSOPHY

Life is like box of chocolates... wait!!... I never understood why it has to be chocolates, why it wasn't fruit?... or vegetables?... or maybe beer?... what about beer?... did I say beer already?...

Ok, ok no more jokes... I'll do my best... I think the more different we are, the more varied and spontaneous life could be. Is necessary to express ourselves, to let know who we are and what do we think, no only by words, but it can be through music, dancing, joking, painting, smiling, wearing colors, anything!... as long as we share our message.

Interests

There are so many things I like to do... actually, isn't life about learning all the time? but smiling and laughing is the most important... is even good for health!

Anyway, I like to explore... actually I can say I love to explore, life is always about it, finding new things, places to travel, food, cuisine and try new flavors, help people, dance, read, talk with new people about everything, listen and play music (I'm still bad at it :P but keep trying... where the hell are the strings of a trumpet?), watch movies (any kind), practice open doors sports, dive (this is life), climb, run, beer tasting, have party, learn about anything I can and of course meet extraordinary people, places and situations... basically just live my life.

Music, Movies & Books

Lot of them

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I've been in a foreign city with no money, no food, tired and I've seen a child smiling at me having no idea of my country of origin, race, education, social class, economic situation... just for the pure act of smiling to another human being fellow, encouraging to live and keep going.

I've seen people with no relationship of family or country getting together and helping each other giving the best of themselves.

I've seen the pure spirit of human being in my road. :)

Teach, Learn, Share

mmmm teach, eh? well as an tip, while you travel, focus on bringing a nice attitude with you instead of money. It's amazing to learn people can share that much without asking anything in return... just by having a sincere smile and being yourself.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Belize, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Germany, Honduras, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Nicaragua, Poland, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Guatemala, Netherlands

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