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I bond with people over experiences, food and drink. Love the outdoors, live music, good stories and crazy adventures!
I have a big Indian family that I love to no end. Having lived in the US for 8 years, I have both found and lost myself. I am traditional but extremely open minded, often serious but always plotting schemes and jokes, I'm a hippy but I'm dapper, a lover and hater of gossip and conspiracy - full of contradictions yet very simple.
I am a firm believer that true passion makes anything happen and am lucky to have found that passion early, in helping India and the world build sustainable infrastructure. My first battle is at the intersection of organic waste and renewable energy.
True passion combined with positivism in thinking, attitude and action yields great results
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Hosting and surfing away
Hosted a few people with my friend and fellow CS-er Alex Loijos in our old apartment in Cambridge; have hosted a few people in my current apartment - its not for everyone but fun for others!
Food, drink, music, dance, hiking, road tripping, climbing, adventure sports, conversations
- indian food
- live music
- outdoor activities
- rock climbing
Music, Movies, and Books
Live music of any kind, house, electro, latin, funk, disco, bollywood, punjabi, ghazals Artists I like and have been lucky to see in concert in 2011: Balkan Beat Box, Tinariwen, Los Amigos Invisibles, DeadMau5, Justice, Vitalic, Gypsy Kings, Bonobo, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, RJD2 Artists I am dying to see: Gotan Project, Theivery Corporation, Bandish Projekt, Atif Aslam, Black Eyed Peas, Royksopp, Gramatik, Rodrgio y Gabriela, Otros Aires, Omar Faruk Tekbilek
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Helping blind students live confidently, road tripping across the us, ending up in fortune magazine, winning a pitch contest and tickets to Switzerland, getting ready to start a business at 26. Inventing prosciutto parantha...
Teach, Learn, Share
Learn: Quirky things (practices, rituals, beliefs, etc.) about different cultures, whipping up a tasty meal, new music, your stories!
Teach: Being spontaneous, breaking rules without getting caught or harming anyone/thing, cooking Indian food, single malt scotch whiskey drinking, dancing bhangra and to Bollywood tunes, long distance relationships, living away from home, renewable energy, Indian urban culture...