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Ratan Shah

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Overview

  • 43 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi (Marāṭhī); learning French, Indonesian
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • No occupation listed
  • Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • From Mumbai, India
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To Travel, visit new places, meet new people and develop friendships that transcend all social, cultural and religious boundaries

ABOUT ME

I am happy to be me but not so fond of describing myself...please read the references section, you should get an idea..haha...

PHILOSOPHY

There's a ton of that.. but I'll list a few here ...

Life is simple, we complicate it
Don't do to others what you wouldn't want to be done to you...
If you really love someone set them free...if they come back to you they were always yours and if they don't they never were
Life is like a bicycle, if you want to keep your balance you gotta keep moving..

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I meet people from different countries, cultural backgrounds, professions and develop good relations, meaningful friendships and above all have a fantastic time with them.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I joined CS to make more friends as I was new in the US. But little did I know .. that not only would I have a good time with my new friends.. but I would develop some really close friendships that will last a lifetime...

Interests

Meeting new people, hanging out with friends, listening to music, exchanging ideas, exchanging philosophy, playing sports - tennis, soccer, badminton, ping-pong/ table tennis, cricket...watching movies, stand-up comedy, dancing

Music, Movies & Books

Again these could be long lists, but to name a few :

Movies: Pursuit of Happiness, The departed, Forrest Gump,Ip Man, Apocalypto, The Bourne Series, Lord of the Rings Trilogy and many others

Music: Indian Ocean, Agnee, Jal, Coldplay, U2, The Fray, Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, kanye west, Jay Z, Rammstein, Lost prophets, Green day.. and many others..

Books: Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, The day of the Jackal, The Monk who sold his Ferrari, The Alchemist, Rich dad..Poor dad, The Eleventh Commandment

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Couchsurfing is probably one of the most amazing concepts I have seen recently, some other amazing things i have enjoyed - skydiving, jet skiing in the gulf of mexico..

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates

Countries I've Lived In

India, Indonesia, Singapore, United States

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