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Overview

  • 5 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Norwegian
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Student.
  • Engineering
  • From Paris, France
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Next stops : Feroes, Iceland and the Midwest !

ABOUT ME

Hep ! Baptiste speaking, living in Paris now after some time spent far north in Norway. Got some room to offer in Paris, and can also tell you a lot about happy smily underground alternative and not too much touristic places, for those of yall who'd like to find some authenticity here. Yipa.

Big fan of North American culture -litterature and music. Old wild stuff, Woody Guthrie, Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers, Skip James, all those stuff. See what I mean ? :)
But I also listen to a lot of modern indie music, and hang out in some cheap good bars in Paris, that you should definitely discover.

Feel free to ask me if you need any assistance while you're in Paris. I live right in the center, in the heart of Quartier Latin, 10 minuts walking from Notre Dame, and good bars all around my home !

Oh yeah.

Paris is wild.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I can host people in Paris, except when my parents show up.

Interests

writing and reading and listening music !

  • culture
  • writing
  • walking
  • reading
  • music

Music, Movies, and Books

Music : Rock'n Roll, Indie-Rock, Alternative Country, Folk, Pop.

Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Sigur Rós, Townes Van Zandt, Grandaddy, Belle and Sebastian, Explosions in the sky, the Libertines, Steve Earle, Kings of Convenience, TV on the radio, Low, Madrugada, Herman Düne, The Corals, Fabrizio de Andre, Godspeed You Black Emperor!, Mogwai, Velvet Underground, Adam Green and the Moldy Peaches, George Brassens, Tchaikovski, Smog, Daniel Johnston, Ane Brun, well, and so many many more...

Books : Kerouac, Burroughs, Vian, Lautreamont, Rimbaud, Baudelaire, John Fante, Camus, Faulkner, Stig Dagerman, Klaus Mann, Hamsun, Lovecraft, Dylan, Ezra Pound, T.S Eliot and all kinds of poets.

Movies : Godart, Bergman, Tarkovsky, Scorcese, Wim Wenders, John Ford, Sam Peckinpah, Truffaut, Coen Brothers, Debord, Desplechin, Honoré, and lately the damn good Xavier Dolan.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

So many things. The polar bears of Spitzberg Islands, let's say, or the southern spirit of the Neshoba County Fair in Mississippi.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Norway, Peru, Sweden, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Norway, Peru

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