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Overview

  • 51 references 38 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hindi; learning German
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Sports, Adventure, Environment and Sustainability
  • Masters of Public Management 21/22
  • From Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
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About Me

Living in Potsdam, Germany, studying masters of public management as Helmut Schmidt Scholar.
I like to run, climb, bike, hike- but broadly, I like to try range of activities. I am a social person and being around people excites and energises me. I studied Engineering but I work in the field of adventure and sustainability.
I love food, walks and talks.

To travellers: *Honestly, I don't care if you read my profile any further, If you need a place to sleep and I have an opportunity, I will be happy to invite you to stay with me. If you have space and energy and want to talk, get to know me and tell me about you- I would be happy but it is not a pre-requisite. When we are travelling, we are not always chatty, happy and open.*

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Originally, I signed up on Couchsurfing when I wanted to travel but I couldn't. By this way, I got to hear stories from travellers, feel inspired and imagine a life for me. Couchsurfing grew up on me and I made life long friends who I met through this platform. I seek deep conversation, understand meaning of life through perspective of others, try out different food, travel, laugh, dance with people from all walks of life- it helps me become tolerant and open to different ways of living. I also hope that in this process, I manage to give something back other than a bed to sleep on.

Interests

Travelling, meeting people sharing thoughts, learning new culture. Cooking from time to time and trying to clean up the world - all the time.

  • running
  • walking
  • cycling
  • hitchhiking
  • mountains
  • beach
  • stories
  • climbing

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Into the Wild
Into Thin Air
On the Road

Movies: Almost anything and everything...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

It was amazing for me to just sit all night and stare at sky full of stars. Or travelling for 7 weeks without knowing where am I going and when am I going to stop. Or starting a cycling expedition or a hike in similar fashion. All of this sounds amazing for me but don't know which one is that "ONE"

Ahh actually I know, last christmas, motorbike trip of 4800 kms from the north of India to southern most point of India.
Oh, recently, I cycled through Hungary, Serbia and North Macedonia for 11 days- it was fun.

Teach, Learn, Share

Learn: I want to learn more of the languages, history and culture of different places. May be some more of cooking than basic food. Or climbing, music.
Teach: My lanaguage, basic north Indian cooking. Can go on running, cycling, hiking. diving, walking...
Can share our secret walks around our place, knowledge about Non profits in India,

What I Can Share with Hosts

Stories and smiles...And food. Thats the best one.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Bhutan, Cambodia, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Macedonia, Maldives, Nepal, Netherlands, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, India, Maldives

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