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Overview

  • 77 references 26 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Belarusian, English, French, Polish, Russian; learning German, Portuguese
  • 37, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Exploring and befriending all shades of life and me
  • Official - economic, real - ultimately ongoing
  • From Minsk, Minsk, Belarus
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About Me

Hello, I`m in Portugal at the moment and don`t know when I`m back :)
Please, message for more info.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Great and fun experiences in most cases, sometimes just incredible, this is why.
What I love the most about CS is meeting amazing people. There's a very high concentration of them!

Couchsurfing was my favourite hobby back in the days. I was enjoying it in all possible ways:
- as a guide for my city's visitors,
- as a host,
- as a CS party girl on a regular basis and sometimes as a party organizer.
Then I started traveling and experiencing the role of a CS guest. Then I got to South Portugal, fell in love with the area - and CS was abandoned for some years :)

Interests

Beauty, love and magic.
Alternative harmonious ways of living.
Exploring, expanding, growing.
Changing, embracing challenges, feeling life.

  • culture
  • writing
  • cooking
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • live music
  • electronic music
  • languages
  • nature
  • humans
  • magic of life
  • the unseen
  • dancing in nature

Music, Movies, and Books

MUSIC
I adore music! So powerful! It enlightens my life, opens doors to other worlds, fills me up with beauty and makes me very happy. I love dancing, it's my best therapy ever.

BOOKS
A few of my fav authors that come to mind: Ernest Hemingway, Gabriel García Márquez, Erich Maria Remarque, Heinrich Böll, Sergei Dovlatov, etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Teach, Learn, Share

I can TEACH you how to cook a few belarusian dishes, to speak Russian or Belarusian, my native languages.

I enjoy LEARNing languages (Portuguese now) and immersing into different cultures and people's personal worlds.

I'll be happy to SHARE fun and lovely moments with you.

What I Can Share with Hosts

* my time and attention,
* a bit of Belarusian culture, like, teaching you some Belarusian or Russian if you are interested for some reason :),
* horror stories about `the last dictatorship in Europe` aka Belarus,
* cooking borshch for you and maybe even washing dishes after :),
* being your friend.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Lithuania, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belarus, Portugal

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