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Overview

  • 43 references 36 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi (Marāṭhī); learning French, Italian, Spanish, Urdu
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Business Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • From Pune, Maharashtra, India
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Just continue living life in all its glory and shades of blue. There is no "must" or a "have-to" in life.

ABOUT ME
(Surfers, please read the full profile, especially Home section, and keep your requests as detailed as possible. Include your rough times of arrival and departure along with what you plan to do in Wroclaw etc so you'd have a better chance of being accepted.)

My interests vary a lot but I'm always looking to do something new, stimulating or fun. Travel is one part of it. Then there's spending time in nature with some physical activity like hiking, biking, kayaking etc. Idle time on some good book, film, music or conversations with people over drinks. Living in the very center, night life is at easy disposal for some clubbing or just exploring things happening.

IG : A.jim.morrison (Sometimes I don't receive CS notifications or there is a long delay so try on Instagram)

PHILOSOPHY

Existentialism. Nihilism. Absurdism. Zen mindfulness. Stoicism.

"In the end one experiences only oneself." (Nietzsche)

"Ah, make the most of what we yet may spend,
Before we too into the Dust descend;
Dust into Dust, and under Dust to lie
Sans Wine, sans Song, sans Singer, and--sans End!

Alike for those who for To-day prepare,
And those that after some To-morrow stare,
A Muezzin from the Tower of Darkness cries
"Fools! your reward is neither here nor there."

"Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life." (Omar Khayyam)

"If religion is only for heaven, patriotism for self-interest and knowledge for wealth, then I would like to be an infidel, traitor and ignorant. (Khalil Gibran)

"A thousand times I have ascertained and
found it to be true:
The affairs of this world are really nothing
into nothing.
Still though, we should dance." (Hafiz)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE
Have met, hosted and bonded with some really nice people who have traveled and lived in various parts of the globe. It's a small world, and you keep bumping into them again if you are a traveler.

Interests

Love conversing about the stuff of life and universe. Above all ideas, human psychology, life philosophy.

  • arts
  • humanities
  • writing
  • books
  • literature
  • photography
  • documentaries
  • film making
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • minimalism
  • music
  • classical music
  • jazz
  • backpacking
  • astronomy
  • history
  • psychology

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Classic, philosophical, biopics, realistic, non-fiction, crime, mind-fuck.

Music: Classical, Jazz, RnB, Soul, Blues, Rock, Sufi, Ghazals, PsyTrance. Almost any type. From Sinatra, Dylan, Elvis to Pink Floyd, Sigor Ros, Metallica, Cigarettes After Sex, Tame Impala, Rolling Stones etc.

Books: Non-fiction, Poetry, Classics, Philosophical Novels and Essays. Dostoevksy, Camus, Sartre, Bukowski.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Rather some good memories. Skydiving in Netherlands for my 30th birthday. Travelling to 8 countries on 8 weekends in 2017, despite getting my wallet and all cards stolen in Barcelona. The amazingly exotic Madagascar. White nights in Russia during FIFA 2018.

Visiting the graves of Chopin, Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison etc in Paris. Of Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Brahms, Schubert in Vienna. Of Dostoevsky in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Just a quirk because all my favorite people are dead. :D)

Teach, Learn, Share

Sharing life experiences and thoughts more than any skills or expertise in a particular subject.

What I Can Share with Hosts

A comfortable stay in my spacious apartment in the heart of the city. If I'm working during the day then I can tell you things to see and do around the city. When I'm free I can take you to my favorite places/areas that I frequent. Depends on what you'd prefer to do but there are options for everything in this lovely city.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Madagascar, Netherlands, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

Countries I’ve Lived In

India, Poland, Switzerland

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