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  • 4 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian, Portuguese; learning French
  • 33, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • working with cinema (whatever it may mean), burning cakes...
  • university, life, raymond carver and blabla.
  • From florence
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About Me


cooking lasagne above the clouds


hi! i'm fra. i live in a huge & old stone house in the tuscan countryside with eight housemates, one dog and two cats (so maybe i should have said eleven housemates). i dream about moving to lisbon and love mashed potatoes. what else?


be bop a lula

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


i couchsurfed many times (but with an old account: the big capodoglio), mainly in france and portugal, and it has always been nice. i invited/was invited to the strangest places, ate mysterious food, played carum, slept on a little balcony and had fun fun fun!


hitch-hiking, talking to old ladies at the bakery, photography (lomography!), finding out the best way to cook a flamingo, watching movies, writing random poetry, space invaders, jacques cousteau and steve zissou, werner herzog and klaus kinski, raymond carver and murakami haruki, honey badgers and elephant seals, bookshelves, dancing stupid dances, odessa, portugal, tonga.

  • cats
  • dogs
  • writing
  • literature
  • poetry
  • photography
  • dancing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • movies
  • hiking
  • hitchhiking
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

the first few that come into my mind, totally random. books: "before the night falls" by reinaldo arenas, raymond carver's poetry and short stories, roald dahl and michael ende's books for kids, jorge luis borges, j.r. lansdale, jana cerna and anais nin, daniel clowes and seth's comics, calvin and hobbes. music: everything that sounds chachacha or bunzabunza or tingalingaling. neutral milk hotel, chico buarque, calexico, devendra banhart, wes anderson's movies soundtracks. movies: stroszek, shortubus, mystic river, little miss sunshine, the life aquatic with steve zissou, too many.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

the beach of monteclerigo in portugal, tiny white villages in alentejo, geneva during the summer, hanging around and getting lost in tokyo, berlin, the wombat.

Teach, Learn, Share

how to build a pinhole camera, movies, literature, crochetting (fingerless gloves!), how to cook the best scrambled eggs ever.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Montenegro, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Japan, Portugal, Switzerland

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