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AK09

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Overview

  • 10 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Hindi; learning French
  • 83, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Textile Design/ Art History/ Art
  • Bachelors in Finance
  • From Mumbai, India
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To connect with interesting & creative people around the world!

ABOUT ME

I value culture and enjoy meeting people who have carved an individual niche for themselves in the world. I travel around trying to enrich myself culturally and am passionate about woven silk textiles which were worn by nobility and used to decorate the lavish royal courts of the Orient & Europe. Apart from textiles, i also enjoy museums as long as they have lavish and extravagant art works- artifacts, paintings, sculptures etc.

I lived in the US for many years- first for college and a few years of work in Financial services and returned to India in 2010. I dont work a job anymore, and only spend time pursuing my passions which hopefully will lead to a business at some point- perhaps after several more trips of research and study to France & Italy, and a graduate school education (again in Business) that i hope for - soon at least!

I dont believe in nationality or excessive patriotism though and think excessive pride is self destructive- but i make exceptions to this belief too sometimes! :)

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I cant host these days as im living with parents but would be happy to meet, show you around & hang out. I live in a nice area of Mumbai and will be happy to show you this area and other places based on your interests.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have met some very interesting people from Couchsurfing before though i have not written a reference for everyone that i have met!

Interests

The Arts- Textile Design & all things extravagant.
Entrepreneurship
Finance
Travels

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Few things!

Countries I've Visited

China, France, Iran, Italy, Kuwait, Nepal, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

India, United States

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