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live and learn
I've just finished a MA in Anthropology and I am going to spend four weeks in Israel...
“Sooner or later in life everyone discovers that perfect happiness is unrealizable, but there are few who pause to consider the antithesis: that perfect unhappiness is equally unattainable. The obstacles preventing the realization of both these extreme states are of the same nature: they derive from our human condition which is opposed to everything infinite.” (Primo Levi)
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I have hosted many people from all over the world and have also couchsurfed myself. Being naturally nosey by nature or perhaps just plain curiosity I love the idea of seeing snippets of other's lives and other cultures in a way that staying at multinational hostels just can't do. I haven't used Couchsurfing for a while, so it'd be nice to get some experiences from it.
Music, sport, partying, traveling, art, weird and wonderful activities, speaking foreign languages, literature, understanding other cultures.
Music, Movies, and Books
Books: War and Peace, Anna Karenina, Love and Exile, Night, Two Thousand Years, Catch 22, Cider with Rosie, Down and Out in Paris and London, Catcher in the Rye, Huckleberry Finn, Bonjour Tristesse, The naked and the Dead, Kaput, Kafka, George Orwell, most classical European literature especially anything from Russia.
Music: Bob Dylan, folk, blues, flamenco, gypsy jazz, anything that has feeling essentially.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Motorbiking in north Vietnam with my younger sister
Teach, Learn, Share
An insight into brittish culture which you can't get from staying in a hotel; parties, places to go bars etc. but most of all brittish people.
I enjoy learning of other people's opinion on brittish people and society.
What I Can Share with Hosts
English language + cooking
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, France, Greece, Italy, Malaysia, Morocco, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Thailand, Ukraine, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Brazil, Ecuador, India, New Zealand, Spain