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  • Fluent in English, Hindi, Spanish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2014
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  • Bachelor of science
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About Me

I go by the name Deb/ Debaa as well. :)

Living in Bangalore these days.

I have traveled in South America ( Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia) for more than a year, and my Spanish is pretty good.

I have lived in Utah and Missouri for a couple of years.

I love to meet people, and I can definitely meet up and show you around, share stories.

People-watcher.

Hard-shell optimist.

Aspiring writer. Recently finished writing my first novel. Looking for literary agents and publishers in the USA. If you have any insights, feel free to drop me a text.

Volunteer.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I believe that the world reveals its great colors to you once you open your eyes to see 'em.

In the same light, I open my heart so that I can meet, like and befriend the amazing people there are- with their heart-warming stories about being loved and lost, of light and darkness, of trivial pursuits and wonderful journeys. I usually like a guest to stay for 2/3 nights at least, so that we have a genuine chance to know each other. Same goes when I am trying to surf.

Interests

Reading and Writing: I read a lot, esp classics and literary work. I occasionally write. A few of my short stories have been published. This is a link to one of my flash fiction pieces.

http://literaryyard.com/2014/05/08/story-the-song/

Hiking;

Tennis, Ping-pong, badminton, chess, carrom and card games.

Chinese food; Indian food; Mexican food; Italian food;

Cooking(Indian food);

Talking about Game of Thrones;

Music, Movies, and Books

Music:-
The Beatles, Backstreet Boys, Coldplay, imagine dragons, One Republic. I do listen to a lot of classical music, so, Mozart and Beethoven and the list goes on. Love Jagjit Singh and Ghulam Ali when it comes to the classical music of Indian subcontinent.

Movies:-
The Godfather, Schindler's list, The usual suspects, The secret in their eyes(Argentina), Nine queens (Argentina), In the mood for love(Hong kong), 2046(Hong kong), Memories of murder( Korean), old boy ( Korean), Aadukalam( Tamil), Amelie( French), Lage raho munnabhai( Hindi), Rang de basanti( Hindi).

Books:-
Huge fan of Haruki Murakami. Kafka on the shore is the one I love the most, when it comes to Murakami novels.
To kill a mockingbird, catcher in the rye, the fault in our stars, the unbearable lightness of being, the kite runner, midnight's children, one hundred years of solitude.... and the list goes on.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have visited one of the 7 wonders: The taj mahal.
Quit my job to pursue my dream.
Worked in a farm in USA, taking care of chickens and vegetables. :)

Teach, Learn, Share

I can help you plan your trip in India( esp north India and east India, ashrams) and in USA( the west coast, national parks), and South America. I can give you tips about setting up a brand new website. I can teach you how to cook an authentic Indian dish.

I am working on a website for visa articles. If you could write one of your experiences, it would be very useful.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Cook for them; share a nice travel experience; a small gift. It all depends on how much time we have.

Countries I’ve Visited

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Countries I’ve Lived In

India, United States

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