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Updated December 2016
I have been on the road for the last 18 months. This is my 18th month traveling in Latin America. I started my journey from Mumbai to Istanbul to Mexico, and from Mexico migrating down South of America. Now I am in Bolivia. Hopefully, someday soon I will make it to Africa and into Europe and by train into Russia, Mongolia and China.
Many travelers told me that they don´t meet Indians especially in the Latin America. It is true. I met only 3 persons from India in the last 18 months, and few during the Olympics in Brazil. Otherwise, it´s been mostly hanging out and traveling with good people from Europe, America and Australia.
About 20 months back, I quit my job in the USA, and said good bye to the "American Dream". I knew traveling on an Indian Passport will be quite challenging. I have many fun and sad stories with respect to my passport. But it's all good.
Please follow me on instagram. I need more followers and good will. I think I am posting some cool pictures on my instagram account with some short stories.
My Instagram Name is @alien_trvllr.
Happy Journey and Namaste!
Updated September 2016
I have been traveling in Latin America for more than 18 months. SAlways looking for travel buddies.
I love meeting travelers. I find that's the great way to keep the fire inside me burning to explore and see the world.
Estoy viajando en América Latina durante un año.
En el camino, aprender español, aprender a cocinar y conocer a la gente de América Latina.
I am traveling in Latin America for a year.
On the way, learn Spanish, learn cooking, and know people of Latin America.
I love meeting people. I love cooking. And I have many other interests.
I grew up in Mumbai, and have lived two different places in the City.
I lived in USA for several years. I lived in the states of Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Michigan and North Carolina. I have moved a lot around in the USA, and explore many small towns and national parks. If you need some tips on traveling in the USA, probably I can be of some help.
I love staying outside, playing in the sun, sand, hills, mountains, beaches, water, rock, alpine, wilderness.
My hobbies include: rock climbing, camping, alpine climbing, hiking, exploring, meeting people, having deep conversation on any random stuff, reading, day dreaming, writing, contemplating, mediating, yoga, running, staying fit, eating healthy, taking multiple naps, digging the earth, planting seeds, teaching, learning, technology, computers, photography, blogging, music, being goofy, etc.
One the way learn Spanish, teach English, do WWOOFing, know people, culture, shares stories, and most importantly know myself.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
This is a great tool to meet people and know different cultures.
I met wonderful people on CS, and hope to do the same in the future.
Primarily rock climbing, alpine climbing, paragliding, photography, cooking, reading, watching people But my interests are still expanding. In short they are the same as my hobbies.
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: I have a respectful collection of music. Currently, I am listening to world music Turkish, Spanish, Iranian, Assamese, etc. as I am traveling or have traveled to those places.
Movies: My all time favorite movies are Pirates of the Carribean series, James Bond series, and many others. I also like documentaries, social movies and romantic.
Books: Recently finished reading 1Q84. Started reading Love in the time of Cholera. I like intense, passionate, emotional, social kind of readings. It the books has period drama with the bit of travel stories, that's golden. I am a voracious reader.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Rock climbed to the top of Christ Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro.
Did solo Paragliding. I am Club Pilot Certified.
Teach, Learn, Share
Teach some Indian languages and learn Spanish
I can also teach (or give you some tips) on how to walk on a slack line (tight rope).
What I Can Share with Hosts
Stories, and more stories.
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Singapore, Turkey, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
India, United States