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Gaui Emilsson

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Overview

  • 43 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Icelandic; learning Danish, German
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • dreamer
  • No education listed
  • From Reykjavik
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to see what the world has to offer and all the wonderful people in it.

ABOUT ME

Easy going, open minded and relaxed. Strange in a good way, lazy in a bad way, abnormal in a normal way.

I can't be without music. I like going to concerts. See my 'Interests' to know more about me.

PHILOSOPHY

sometimes I feel lost and sometimes I know all the world secrets but I guess I just want to do whatever makes me happy and that can be a lot of different things. I´m not rushing into being a grown up and I´m very far from being a material boy. Simple things in life can sometimes be the most important.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

CS is a perfect chance to get to know different places from the local´s point of view.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Hosted by few in Europe and USA and I hosted few in Reykjavik and it was great! (too many "and" in that sentence:)

Interests

I love to travel. I need to move around, I need to see new things. I love music and I play the guitar and sing in my band Volcano Victims (www.volcanovictims.com) I like: to take a bath, icecream, friends, travelling, music festivals, concerts, dancing to good music, exotic food, good movies, good weather, thunderstorms, beer, lying in parks and so many other things.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Big Lebowski, Almost Famous, Garden State, Amelie, High Fidelity, Submarine, The perks of being a wallflower, Into the Wild and many more

Music: Yo La Tengo, The Smiths, Portishead, Low, Belle and Sebastian, Elliott Smith, Beach House, Mazzy Star, The Beatles, Tindersticks, Real Estate, The Magnetic Fields, Nick Drake, The Shins, Sufjan Stevens, Leonard Cohen, Kurt Vile, Mac Demarco, Blouse, Herman Dune, Whitest Boy Alive, Kings of Convenience, Jens Lekman, The Black Keys, Iron & Wine, José González, Hope Sandoval, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bonnie Prince Billy, Neon Indian, Bill Callahan, Nick Cave, Feist, Camera Obscura, Pulp, Zero 7, Fenster, David Bowie, Broken Social Scene, Lee Hazlewood, M. Ward, Pavement, The Flaming Lips, Twin Sister, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Emiliana Torrini, Joy Division, The Raveonettes, Simon & Garfunkel, The Strokes, The Radio Dept., Wilco, Ariel Pink, Red House Painters, Zero 7, Girls, Jeff Buckley, , Morrissey, Wild Nothing, The xx, Patric Watson, DOM, Caribou, Deerhunter, Animal Collective, Passion Pit, The Walkmen, Cold Cave and so so sooooo many more!

Books: I should read more. I´m a very slow reader. I really should do something about that. Saint Morrissey is a good book.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

got a snake around my neck in Morocco. Cooked a hamburger in the dark on a top of a mountain in Iceland. Seen Alcatraz. Seen amazing thunderstorms in Canada and USA. Been freezing cold in a tent by Lake Ontario and seen the brightest stars above me. Seen many great concerts, like Whitest Boy Alive (that explains my nick name).

I need to see and do more amazing things!

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you to play the guitar if you are a total beginner. I can teach you Icelandic words and tell you about my country.

You can teach me to sing, play instruments, write songs with me, your language, places I must see, things I must do, the best way to live and tell me about your thoughts.

What I Can Share With Hosts

Food, music and thoughts.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Denmark, Germany, Iceland

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