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kvashonka Maria Oleneva anytime

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About me

HC/CS: kvashonka. Temprorally living in San Francisco. Can host after 5 AUG.

Spoken languages

  • Russian Mother Tongue
  • English Fluent
  • Spanish Fluent

My interests

Hobbies:

hitchhiking

Books:

Beat Generation (Jack Kerouak etc), Russian classic literature, poetry

Music:

Rock'n'roll, Reggae, Blues, Jazz, Rock, Folk

Organisations I belong to:

Hospitalityclub.org, Couchsurfing.com, Globalfreeloaders.org. "Restavros", "Romanovsky posad" (volunteer work)

Travel experiences

Past trips:

Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Salvador), Europe (all but England, Switzerland and former Yugoslavia), South-East Asia, Australia, USA

Planned trips:

Africa, USA

Belongs to the following groups

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Cooking

I love cooking! I can cook some Russian dishes and I'll be happy if you teach me some resepies!

Group

CouchSurfing

nomadic ambassador

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Hitchhiking

250 000 km in 50 countries by hitchhiking

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Accommodation

yes, i can host
Max number of guests:
2
Maximum length of stay:

2 days, then we'll see

I Live With:

my boyfriend

Please bring:

sleeping bags, camping mats, food to share, right attitude.

I can offer my guests:
A guided tour, A dinner.

Place on the floor and some mats in a living room. Hot shower, fridge, books to borrow. If you like meeting other people and don't mind that there is no actual bed I can offer you, just a tiny mat, then come. Mind that most likely you will be sharing room with other guests.

I can offer my hosts:

I can cook some Russian dishes, help with cleaning, tell crazy stories about hitchhiking, share the experience (I'm a member of other accomodation networks since 2004)

Other information for guests:

I live near the city center, if I have free time I can show you around and take you to some funny bars for locals:).

Public transport:

MUNI

House Rules:
No smoking, No drugs.

Alcohol is OK so far you can controll yourself:), call before coming, bring some food to share, sleeping bag and a mattress are better to bring but if you don't have ones I'll give you mine, no smoking at all is allowed.

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from pantera50rus - 2009-07-19 12:28:07

Kvashonka is my good friend, I'm happy that she is my friend! Masha is wonderful girl and crazy traveller and hitch-hiker. I really admire with her travels around the world. She is hospitable, active, easy-going, open-minded, friendly, everybody know... more


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from vaddim - 2007-12-26 17:31:36

It is very interesting, openminded and smart girl.


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from irinka - 2007-06-01 12:28:24

Masha is a great (and quite well-known traveller) and she is perfect in sharing information and experience concerning travels. Besides, she is a very reliable, friendly, interesting and energetic person - it is a real must to get to know her!

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