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Aftab Alam

Reading, Berkshire, England

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning Hindi, Urdu
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Telecoms
  • Bachelors Degree
  • From Birmingham, Uk
  • Profile 75% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Proving there is no limits. One day at a time.

ABOUT ME

I like the idea that a person can achieve anything. So i am always looking to achieve some new thing in my life.

I enjoy playing sports. Reading ( though i need to make more time for this). My work is taking up too much of my life currently.

Love to travel, am single so is easy for me to do. Recognize the world is becoming a smaller place so we need to all put our differences aside. We are not so different really.

What else ? Like all kinds of music, from dance / Techno to Cuban Jazz / Salsa, throw in some Rai and classical. Basically a bit of everything.

PHILOSOPHY

No such thing as can't. The world is whatever you want it to be. A mans actions speak louder than his words. Believe in yourself. Make a difference.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Just joined the CS project. Not sure how and if i am willing to just yet.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

None / Zero / Zilch / Nada / Nothing

Interests

Playing sports, Running, Basketball, Squash, Parkour, Capoeira. (i dont stay with any of them long enough (apart from outdoor running)to become expert though i do enjoy them). Being outdoors, hiking, travelling, exploring. Reading ( Laymans science books, the mind / brain, psychology, also fiction is good for an escape ) Cinema ( Horror, science fiction, comedoies, the occasional easy going movie :) ) Working with my hands...

Music, Movies & Books

Books:: Atlas Shrugged, The Alchemist, Who stole my cheese, Siddhartha, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The brain that changes itself ( currently Reading ) Movies:: Avatar, The Road, Run Lola Run, Lars and the Real Girl, Little Miss Sunshine, Up. Music:: Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Niyaz, Buano Vista Social Club, Ministry of Sound,

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Completed the London Marathon. Climbed the highest Mountain in North Africa. Witnessed a Berber Wedding. Slept under the stars in the Desert with the Bedouin. Travel in a foreign country where i cant even read the alphabet. Drove in US from coast to coast. Saw the Aurora Borealis.

Teach, Learn, Share

Philosophy, Psychology, Neuroscience

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Egypt, Finland, France, Indonesia, Malaysia, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Japan, United Kingdom

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