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A casual philosopher I like meeting people and talking to them and listening to their stories about themselves, their work, their culture, their travels. I have turned a vegetarian since July 2010. Occasionally I teach courses on Banking or International Trade at Management Schools. I like to be easy and uncomplicated.
Let peace be on earth
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I join groups, share experiences, views.
Its great meeting folks from all over the world and listening to their experiences. They help me see the world in all kinds of interesting ways.
I love playing chess, bridge, solving Sudokus, Crosswords, reading up on history and culture or doing plain nothing! I like to travel to see places and meet people.
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, Truffaut, Satyajit Ray, Tarantino, Polanski, Kurosawa, Kuorastami, Makhmalbaf, Ang Lee and many more.
Music: Bollywood - old and new, Folk - Bengali, Rajasthani, Gujarati, Classical of all kinds - North and South Indian, Vocal and Instrumental, Western, Blues, Beatles, World music - well, almost any music!
Books: Catcher in the Rye, Pilgrim's Progress, Crime and Punishment, The Outsider, The Middle Passage, Of Human Bondage, Short Stories of Maupassant, Chekhov, Tagore, Maugham
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Brought a cat all the way from Bhutan to Secunderabad, India. It now lives with us.
Teach, Learn, Share
I have taught some basic French in India. I would love to learn Spanish and German. I can teach chess and bridge.
What I Can Share with Hosts
Stories of my travels, talk about North Indian classical music
Countries I’ve Visited
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand
Countries I’ve Lived In
France, India, United States