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2023 life update :
Well well, the last two years have been the most intense and transformational journey in my life as of now. Been recovering from a brain hemorrhage since one year, Got covid twice and survived, typhoid before that and survived that as well, probably I'm iron man now 😁😁 but I'm so glad I was put through these intense moments in life as I've rediscovered myself as a person on this journey of life and now I'm also full time focused on working as a mental health advocate, learning cognitive neuroscience, oil painting , learning violin and simply on a mission to spread joy and hope in the world as much as I can for as long as I'm here 💖
I can't host anyone unfortunately as of now but I would definitely love to hangout when you're here in the city, go on some painting adventures and invite you home for some amazing lunch. :)
2019 update :
I've been on the road for almost 4-5 years but I recently decided to take a break from travelling, to plan what's next, find a new base to live for a while and keep learning new skills in life. On my travels I got drawn to lot of new exciting stuff like Contact improv dance form , learning about crystals, energy healing, cooking, doodling and my favorite is probably massage therapy. Its been a year since I'm practicing being a massage therapist and i'm absolutely loving the journey I'm in right now.
Finding the real purpose of life , following my passion and just go with the flow , enjoying the moments without thinking about the future . I never believed in theoretical education going to a university and it turned out to be so true in my life , I studied engineering wasting 5 years of my life for nothing in the end . I believe traveling is the best education one can get in life and its worth any amount of money . My life has completely changed since July 3 , 2014 when I met with an accident while riding around India on my bike and made it alive somehow , made me realize how everything can get over in just moments . Since then I decided to go for what I want , chase my dreams no matter how impossible it looks right now . I almost lost my right leg in this process but I am glad I am alive to fight for what I want in my second life . It was all about creativity , innovation and art for me since my childhood . . Music, art, adventure and riding: well that reflects what I'm all about I guess, I always love being around like minded people. And I regret missing the chance to meet Dalai Lama who was just 1 km away from me when I went to a Tibetan village due to security reasons :(
You can check my photography work on Instagram
By changing nothing , nothing changes .
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
meet couchsurfers from around the world , sharing our stories , taking them around the city on my motorbike .
It's been a really great experience to host and travel with people from across this beautiful planet .
The Couchsurfers i have hosted/traveled with so far :
April 2013 : Katharina - Germany
April 2013 : Songtao - China
April 2013 : Rehaan - Afghanistan
July 2013 : Antii - Finland
July 2013 : Samuelle - France
August 2013 : Eve - USA
August 2013 : Dave - Australia
August 2013 : Susie - USA
August 2013 : Juliet- Kenya
August 2013 : Luiz - Brazil
August 2013 : Oumar - Ghana
October 2013 : Whitney -USA
October 2013 : Fernando - Spain
October 2013 : Khairani - Indonesia
October 2013 : Davinci - Spain
November 2013 : Clemens - Germany
November 2013 : Joannah - Germany
November 2013 : Mariusz - Poland
November 2013 : Philippe - France
November 2013 : Sophie - France
November 2013 : Moe Joe - Germany
December 2013 : Jessica - Germany
December 2013 : Alex - Venezuela
January 2014 : Lea - France
January 2014 : Max - UK
January 2014 : Alex - germany
January 2014 : Dagmara - Poland
January 2014 : Piotr - Poland
January 2014 : henriette - Norway
January 2014 : Paul - UK
February 2014 : Sabina - Slovenia
March 2014 : Damin - China
March 2014 : Varya - Russia
March 2014 : Sean - USA
March 2014 : Anouk - France
March 2014 : Xavier - Mexico
March 2014 : Rodrigo - Mexico
March 2014 : Dagmara & Piotr (hosted this time)-Poland
March 2014 : Ben - England
March 2014 : Sigrid - Germany
March 2014 : Nigel - Newcastle
March 2014 : Yves - Canada
March 2014 : Joanna - Germany
March 2014 : Mia - Turkey
April 2014 : Ssong - South korea
April 2014 : Astrid - Norway
April 2014 : Henriette - Norway
May 2014 : Lydia - Germany
May 2014 : Piotr - Poland
May 2014 : Lenny - Switzerland
May 2014 : Ivan - Russia
May 2014 : Tatyana - Ukraine
May 2014 : Jon - Australia
June 2014 : Nicholas - Italy
June 2014 : Bibi - Italy
June 2014 : Janis - Germany
June 2014 : Matthias - Belgium
June 2014 : Jing - Australia
June 2014 : Camille - France
July 2014 : Basma - Morocco
October 2014 : William - France
October 2014 : Vesta - Russia
November 2014 : Sezgin - Turkey
November 2014 : Channoine - Belgium
December 2014 : Moniek - Netherlands
March 2015 : Andrew - Russia
April 2015 : Sylwia - Poland
April 2015 : Piotr (second time) - Poland
June 2015 : Aidan - Spain
July 2015 : Sahil - USA
July 2015 : Daniella - USA
July 2015 : Elliot - USA
August 2015 : Jordan - UK
December 2019 : Alex and Martin - Bulgaria
December 2019 : Paul UK
January 2020 : Jenny France
motorcycles , photography , football , cooking , massage therapy, doodling, dance, oil painting, mental health, sustainability, climate change
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies : Marvel movies | The revenant | The shawshank Redemption | Into the Wild | 12 years a slave | The Departed | Lock , stock and Two Smoking Barrels | Snatch | Forrest Gump | Saving private Ryan | Captain Philips | L.A Confidential | God Father 1 , 2 , 3| Pirates Of the Caribbean | Avengers | Lost in translation | 3 idiots | Barfi | Pursuit of Happiness | The Big Lebowski | Pulp Fiction | Dark Knight trilogy | Titanic | James bond movies | Oceans Trilogy | Motorcycle diaries | Fight club | Inception | Shutter Island | Lone survivor | The Notebook , The secret life of walter mitty | Samsara | Lucy | Avengers | Memento | The imitation game | Dumb and Dumber | Good will hunting , the list is endless....
Documentary: He named me malala | racing extinction | humans | thrive | cowspiracy | the island president | salt of the earth | meru | fastest | TT 3D | why we ride |
Tv Shows : breaking bad | Game of Thrones | Prison break | Homeland | big bang theory | Sons of Anarchy | | Vikings | the office | Sopranos | the wire
Books : the alchemist , atomic habits, homo sapiens , Stay hungry Stay Foolish , Follow every rainbow , You can win , Ask why..think why not ? , Soul's journey to its destiny , The man who found infinity .
Music : Pink Floyd , the Beatles , Coldplay , Linkin park , Eminem , 2cellos , Lindsay stirling , Jason Yang , Sphongle , Nirvana , Alt+J , Bruno mars , Adele , Alex Wazinsky , The doors , porcupine tree , AcDc , Eddie veder l, David Bowie, instrumental
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
So many things to write here , but to name a few :
MOTORBIKES and CAMERAS - an amazing thing that has changed my life forever
Riding 1600 kms in 24 hours to see how far a man and machine can be pushed
Met with an accident on july 3 , 2014 that made me realize how short our lives are and how quickly everything can change in just 10 seconds .
My first exhibition and it happened in Europe, Vilnus ( July 2016 )
Slept under the Milkyway at 4800 meters freezing myself but it was the best thing I ever saw in my life until now.
Spent a night on a fishing boat inside a mangrove forest on a full moon night, unforgettable.
Encountered wild elephants deep into the jungle on my motorcycle and got a bit more closer to mother nature.
Spent a day with the last living nomadic family in ladakh to learn more about their disappearing culture and was privileged enough to photograph it all .
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach you how to cook South indian food, share my knowledge about photography and art, teach you massage therapy.
I'm always interested to learn new things in life i'm curious about.
Countries I’ve Visited
Countries I’ve Lived In