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I live in San Jose since July 2018. I moved here for work after finishing my grad school. Living in San Jose has let me get into a lot of hiking and camping. I love to spend time in the woods.
I was a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. I have been living in Minneapolis since Fall 2013. I was born and brought up in Guwahati, Assam, India and spent 16 years there after which I spent a couple of years in Rajasthan, India. Before moving to Minneapolis, I lived in Mumbai, India for 5 years.
I am very much into running, biking and swimming. Recently, I started learning sailing at the beautiful lakes of Minneapolis.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I am here to meet new people and know about their experiences. Whenever I go to a new place I just talk to locals like a cab driver, waitress etc about suggestions and those suggestions have been amazing. Through couchsurfing I hope to meet new people who would give me inputs to make my trip a memorable one.
- italian food
- chinese food
- indian food
- mexican food
- live music
- american football
- wild camping
- thai food
Music, Movies, and Books
Some songs I like: a) I walk a lonely road - Green Day
b) Dance of the Death - Iron Maiden
c) Carnival of Rust - Poets of the Fall
Movies: Shawshank Redemption, Departed, Bourne series, LOTR
Books: Ignited Minds, Treasure Island, The Alchemist, Life of Pi
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Swam for 12 hours
Ran a marathon
Hike Mt Whitney, Mt Shasta
Teach, Learn, Share
I am happy to teach a guest a few Indian dishes to cook and also some Hindi/ Assamese
I would love to learn from my guest a new language, a new dish, new places to visit and exercise routines
What I Can Share with Hosts
My bike, bed,... just name it :p
Countries I’ve Visited
Canada, Mexico, Thailand, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
India, United Kingdom