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  • 131 references 106 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Latvian, Russian
  • 53, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • manager of my own time
  • some time at university, much more outside
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About Me

Hey -- my latest event -- I'm selling away my car. Going to try car-free life. It'll definitely ask me to organize my time to get everywhere by bike or sometimes by Citybee. Let's see. Anyway, welcome to new experience, any experience enriches!!!

Improving the quality of life by downshifting, by avoiding unnecessary stuff which gives pleasure, not joy. Just live simply.

Love to communicate and share a positive attitude to all the surrounding.
Change and develop yourself, not that much the world around you
Go with the flow, at the same time up the stream, haha sounds strange!

ABOUT ME
Let`s smile and you`ll give some good feelings to others! It`s that simple, isn`t it?
I try to do the things that I really love. And I definitely like to TRAVEL and meet up new folks, therefore I am here in CS. And Southeast Asia is the place for my next travels.
Ohhh, and cooking.. It`s the thing I practice a lot! I like to cook healthy (and spicy) meals, especially for joyful dinner-parties, and good wine is always appreciated! :) prieka! (it means cheers! in Latvian)
Learning French is on my agenda, so anybody French-speaking - vous êtes bienvenus!

PHILOSOPHY

Enjoy the sun, because tomorrow it might rain. Give a smile to a passerby, maybe he expects it right now, hey just live your life TODAY!

Non-violence in one's deeds and thoughts is essential. It is related not only to humans but as well to our surrounding world. Invest in changing yourself and do not apply this to the outside world. Avoid leaving harmful traces as much as possible.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I am ready to share my time, knowledge and of course, my couch

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I`ve hosted very differend CS from different parts of world and i`ll say it was great experience for everybody us and an excellent time spent together!!

Interests

I enjoy an active lifestyle. I ski, snowboard, kitesurf (beginner), freedive and I`m ready for almost anything :)
I`m also keen of Latvian sauna, which is some kind of sitting in a heated and steamy place and whisking yourself with soft birch branches and afterwards jumping in a cool pond. Anyone interested?

Music, Movies, and Books

Ratatouille - my favourite one.
Music: i love world music weather it is portugese fado, russian romances, french chansons. sometimes i use to listen to music in background. but often just switch off the other businesses, immerse and feel it:)
Reading: some peaces of Richard Bach is classics for me.
Waking life - Richard Linklater

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Walking in the summer rain allowing to get myself entirely wet and swimming in the rain!!
The moment i did my first 100 m on my kiteboard. Woaaauw!!! sooo amazing feeling that you are pulled by the wind and riding the sea waves! you feel only wind blowing in your face and the increasing speed! until you can hardly controll it ... and then splsahhhh - you are under the water :)) ..all the nice things are so short :DD
Recently i went kiteboarding to Dahab, Egypt, it was a lack of strong wind so i tried freediving. I did 20 m, and it was my big discovery - all the underwater life is so amazing and the sensations once you have done it is sooo good!!
Swimming in Adriatic sea, Egypt at midnight - the stars shining above and tiny lights moving around the water coming from millions of dazzling tiny creatures in the water, got feeling like in a fairy tale.
Metitation in a temple in Nepal accompanied by chanting monks.

Teach, Learn, Share

One`s experience, knowledge, philosophy of life - what can be more invaluable to us?

What I Can Share with Hosts

i share my roof and space, my stories, my way of cooking. sometimes, may go out in the city, even out in the countryside, very sometimes show a traditional way of going to the sauna
I appreciate personal inquiries. Please mention a secret keyword: freediving otherwise i may not respond.

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Latvia

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