Priyanka Ray

Paris, Ile-de-France, France

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  • Researcher in nanotechnology at CNRS, Paris
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) , Kharagpur (2004-2009)
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About Me


backpack around the world


A fuzzy dimension of time and space!


It's the scarcity of a thing that makes it precious, if diamonds were as plentiful as pebbles, people wouldn't stoop to pick them up


Traveling, reading, writing, star gazing, animal welfare activities, partying, shopping, spending time with animals, being involved in animal welfare causes

Music, Movies, and Books

Black Beauty, Bel Ami, The Necklace, The gift of the Magi, Love Story, Oliver Twist, The Kite Runner, One hundred years of solitude, Guy de Maupassant, Bel AMi, Rebecca, A Thousand splendid suns, Le Petit Prince, Animal Farm, Diary of Anne Frank, O.Henri, The God of Small Things, Girls of Riyadh, Enid Blyton, The horse whisperer, The Da Vinci code, Master of the game, If tomorrow comes, Rage of Angels, The Fairy Gunmother, The Namesake, Five point someone
Movies: Lion King, The sound of Music, Roman holiday, Midnight in Paris, Babe, Unfaithful, Fear, Sleeping with the enemy, A separation- jodaye Nader et Simin, The colours of Paradise( Rang e khoda), About Elly( Darbareye Elly), Amelie, Stepmom, New Year's Eve, Love actually, Notting hill, American beauty, 27 Dresses, The Holiday, It's complicated, Dadar Kirti, Bariwali, Bhooter Bhobishyot , Rang de Basanti

Music : Bryan Adams, Boyzone, Adele, Enrique, Michael Jackson, Maroon 5, Shakira, Westlife, Backstreet Boys, Inxs, Rihanna

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Floating in the Dead Sea in Jordan
Visiting the old city of Jerusalem and the biblical land of Israel- the Holy Land
Entering the grand pyramids of Egypt and sailing by the serene Nile
Being on top of the Eiffel tower
Walking across the Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin and touching the Berlin Wall
Personally meeting the 5th king of Bhutan
Visiting the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem, Palestine
Climbing the Koln Dom till the top!
Being on the pyramid of the moon at Teotihuacan
Taking the volcanic trail in the Canary Islands
Hiking up to the tigers nest in Bhutan-located 3120m above sea level
Surviving the desert heat of August in the Sahara desert!
Walking across the historic Charles bride in Prague
Drinking original Shiraz in Shiraz( although it's banned!!) and smoking shisha in Naqsh-e-jahan while watching the sunset on the beautiful Persian architectural sites
Watching the sun rise in the land of the rising sun - Japan
Walking through the imperial palace gardens in Kyoto
Watching a geisha show in Japan
Enjoying a game of buzkeshi with local Afghans in Herat -and being the ONLY woman there!
Sharing a shisha or qayloon with two really friendly Afghan intelligence agents in a Kabul chaikhana
visited 31 states (13.7%)Create your own visited map of The World or Brazil travel guide for Android

Teach, Learn, Share

Animal welfare
Bollywood and Indian classical dance
Travelogue writing

Countries I’ve Visited

Afghanistan, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Palestine, Portugal, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Israel, United Arab Emirates, United States

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