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Overview

  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Japanese
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2016
  • Photographer
  • University
  • From Mexico City
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About Me

I'm a photographer currently traveling Japan.

Being born and raised in a gigantic crazy place like Mexico City taught me a lot. I've found myself in all kinds of situations and met all kinds of people. It has been a great adventure and I am grateful for it. But now, it is time to travel the world and what better way to do it than meeting locals and staying with them.

There is nothing I love more than taking pictures. I started studying photography when I was eighteen and very soon realised it was something I would do for the rest of my life.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

It's easy to get lonely in a place where you don't speak the language and I think Couchsurfing could be the perfect way to make friends.

I also find the idea of staying in a hotel extremely boring. I love meeting new people from different places and backgrounds.

Interests

I love movies. When I'm not traveling I watch at least one movie every day. I love to read. I dance since I can remember (Contemporary Dance and Ballet).

  • photography
  • dancing
  • ballet dancing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • mexican food
  • vegan
  • movies
  • traveling

Music, Movies, and Books

Music:
Pink Floyd, Gorillaz, Massive Attack, Alt-j, Tame Impala, Beck, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, Bob Dylan, Jungle, The Cat Empire, Little Dragon, Eminem... Chopin, Debussy, Tchaikovsky.

Books:
The sailor who fell from grace with the sea (Mishima), Cien años de soledad (García Márquez), The catcher in the rye (Salinger), The great Gatsby (Fitzgerald), Rayuela (Julio Cortázar)

Movies:
Too many. Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders) it's my favorite movie of all time.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I bought a plane ticket to Japan for 5 months.

Teach, Learn, Share

I would be happy to teach about photography and all the things I've learned working in this industry. And maybe take some portraits of my host to give to them as a gift.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can cook delicious vegan meals! And try to cook Mexican food with the ingredients that are available.

Countries I’ve Visited

France, Japan

Countries I’ve Lived In

Mexico

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