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Overview

  • 6 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 27, Other
  • Member since 2015
  • Former manager of a Hotel & worked in IT
  • University
  • From Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom - Ben. Vancouver, Canada - Karma.
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

My name is Karma, I am 25, Canadian; My fiancé Ben is 33 and from the UK. Both of us met while traveling in New Zealand and moved to the UK with the plan of leaving soon and continuing our travels after saving some money. We ended up staying for 2 years and near the end we got sick of working everyday at jobs that didn't make us happy, so we made the decision to quit our jobs, we saved a decent amount of money, sold our stuff and bought two one way plane tickets to India.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

We want to do Couchsurfing to really get to know the local people of India and get to see the real sights and get a good feel that tourists don't get to experience. We want to see India through a different perspective.

Also we are on Couchsurfing so we can try to keep our travel cost down and enjoy doing other things while in India. We didn't save as much money as we would have liked, so we are traveling on a shoestring that is why Couchsurfing is the best option for us to stretch our money to the fullest and still have a good time and experience this country to the fullest.

Interests

Vipassana Meditation.
Yoga.
Music and music production.
Outdoorsy things like hiking, climbing, mountain biking, camping.
We are interested in cooking and learning new ways of making food.
Traveling the World and experiencing new cultures and meeting new people.
Reading and crossword/word search puzzles.
Botany and Herbalism - the way of plants and herbs and how they can be used to help heal the human body.

  • books
  • dining
  • cooking
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • reading
  • traveling
  • puzzles
  • blogging
  • music
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • rock climbing

Music, Movies, and Books

Shantaram, The White Tiger.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

We both Successfully finished the 10 day Vipassana Meditation Course in Bangalore !
Have now successfully finished our second ?Vipassana course in Pushkar.

Swam in the Arabian Sea !
Finished Shantaram - A very big book, but a good book.

Teach, Learn, Share

We have a travel blog which we've started when we left for India, so if you want to see a bit more about us and what we are up to, please check it out.
OneWayWanderlust.weebly.com

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Cambodia, India, Laos, New Zealand, Thailand, Tunisia

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom

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