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  • 42 references 37 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Malayalam; learning German, Hindi, Tamil
  • 57, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • Psychiatrist
  • MBBS, MD Psychiatry
  • From Kannur, Kerala, India
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About Me

I am a medical doctor and psychiatrist. I love teaching.

I like to meet people during travel, make friends, share experiences and if possible join them on the way. I am interested in bird watching, bird photography and wildlife photography.

My first long-distance travel was 30 years ago to Kolkotta from Kozhikode, Kerala. It was a totally unplanned trip for attending a meeting. From then onward travelling became a passion for me

Though my profession demands me to be stranded in one place and my patients or clients there, I take a break whenever possible and travel.

Have done trekking and backpacking in the mountains and forests of south India. I had travelled most part of India. I have travelled to Ladakh twice. I have done several motor-bike trips including a 10-day tour to Bhutan

Had visited Nepal, Bhutan, Srilanka, Vietnam, Germany, Check Republic and Austria.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Like to interact with people from different places all over the world, making friends with them, knowing different cultures.
Like to talk with people and learn from people


Photography, Birding, Trekking, Travel

I started photography as a hobby about 25 years ago. Continuing same now. I like to photograph wildlife, landscapes, birds and animals.

Birding is a recent addition to my hobbies. I do birding whenever I get a chance during my travel

Trekking also is part of my travel. Trekking helps one to be close to nature. Can see birds and animals which is an essential part of any travel

  • wildlife
  • birds
  • culture
  • photography
  • politics
  • traveling
  • painting
  • history
  • medicine
  • psychology
  • nature
  • trekking
  • sculpture

Music, Movies, and Books

Malayam movie songs, old Hindi songs, Karnatic Music, Beatles, Bony M, Michel Jackson
Like Movie classics as well as block busters. Regular attendee of film festivals

Not very well read. Have started reading many, finished ones are few :) :)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Each travel is amazing.
Most memorable ones are travel in Ladakh, motorcycling in Bhutan, and backpacking in Europe

Teach, Learn, Share

I am still a student of all the subjects I have learned!!
May be, I can teach Psychology, Psychiatry and talk about mind and mental health related issues.

I like painting and sculpture and have done some

I have some knowledge and experience about photography and birding

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can share my stories of travel, can cook simple South Indian dishes for them.

Can share my knowledge in psychology and medicine

I shall definitely them in return if they are visiting my place, and I will do my best to make their trip memorable. I shall be a travel companion in my place if they wish to.

I can help them with travelling in India, call me for help in the case, they get into some trouble
I can guide them and even plan a trip for them.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Bhutan, Czech Republic, Germany, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Countries I’ve Lived In


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