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Lakshmi Parthasarathy

New York, NY, United States

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Overview

  • 20 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Student
  • Computer Science @ Harvard
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To never be bored

ABOUT ME

I was 17 when I boarded my first plane--a one-way, 14-hour flight to Ghana--and ever since then, traveling's become a big part of my life. I love new experiences so I'm usually up for most things and I'll talk to just about anyone or anything that can make me laugh.

PHILOSOPHY

I take life with a grain of salt, a wedge of lime, and a shot of tequila :P

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've surfed a lot and hosted a few times. Message me if you want a place to crash in NYC or just wanna grab a drink and hang out.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Amsterdam, Holland
Boston, USA
Tel Aviv, Israel
Jerusalem, Israel
Amman, Jordan
Ramallah, West Bank
Istanbul, Turkey
Erbil, Iraq
Bucharest, Romania
Budapest, Hungary
Prague, Czech Republic

I couch surf because I like to meet cool people, so I ALWAYS read profiles before sending requests.

Interests

Hiking, reading, sketching, the internet, science/technology (I'm a nerd at heart), doing random stuff, exploring, climbing things...

Oh and I can't forget Southpark. And traveling, obviously.

Music, Movies & Books

Books: The Time Machine, War and Peace, The Kite Runner, Harry Potter, Freakonomics, Lord of the Flies, Vonnegut...and so many more!

Music: Anything that happens to strike my fancy at the moment.

Movies: Good Will Hunting, The Departed, Rainman, Superbad, No Country for Old Men, etc.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

-Took a 24 hour bus from Istanbul to the middle of nowhere in Turkey and wandered across the border into Iraq

-Backpacked/surfed/hitched my way from Israel to London in 6 weeks

-Worked in village hospitals in Karnataka, India and went camel trekking in the Rajasthani desert

Teach, Learn, Share

I can make a cool popping sound with my lips. Other than that, don't expect too much from me.

Countries I've Visited

France, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, India, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Netherlands, Romania, Turkey

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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