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Udaya Raja

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Overview

  • 169 Positive References1 Neutral
  • Fluent in English, Telugu; learning French, Kannada, Spanish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • ambassador of fun
  • BA in Film/Video, &lots of travel- p...
  • From suburbs of Charm City -Baltimore-
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Riding my tallbike through South America!
http://www.tallbiketour.wordpress.com/

ABOUT ME

Love to wander, love to eat, love to be active, love to be outside-
My FB profile:
http://www.facebook.com/udayaraja1
My Warmshowers.org (hosting website just like CS for bike tourers) profile:
https://www.warmshowers.org/users/udayaraja1

PHILOSOPHY

Lean into it

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Host. Surf. Repeat-

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

many of my fondest memories have been through CS experiences

Interests

Dancing (Contact Improv, Blues, & a bit of Tango& Salsa), Film &Photography, Cooking, Bicycles (especially awesome freak bikes), Yoga & Acroyoga, Hiking & Rock Climbing.

Favorite Quote:

"There are three things that no Indian man can resist:
A beautiful face, a beautiful song, and an
invitation to dance"
-Shantaram

Music, Movies & Books

Interests:
Dancing (Contact Improv, Blues, & a bit of Tango& Salsa), Film &Photography, Cooking, Bicycles (especially awesome freak bikes), Yoga & Acroyoga, Hiking & Rock Climbing.

Favorite Quote:

"There are three things that no Indian man can resist:
A beautiful face, a beautiful song, and an
invitation to dance"
-Shantaram

Films I like:
Baraka, The Last of the Mohicans, Hook, Lock, Stock,& 2 Smoking Barrels, Rushmore, The Usual Suspects, Omkara, Pulp Fiction, The Shawshank Redemption, American Beauty, Kannathil Muthamittal, Fight Club, Ferris Bueller's day off, Dead Man, Leon, The Fifth Element, Cidade de Deus,
Little Miss Sunshine, Heat, Swingers.

Music that rocks:
Arcade Fire, Philip Glass, Madness, Specials, Rodrigo y Gabriela, M83, Portishead, Fela Kuti, A Tribe Called Quest, Manu Chao, The Clash, Disclosure

Books I actually remember reading:
Plainclothes Naked, Life of Pi, Maximum City, Interpreter of Maladies, Midnight's Children, The Alchemist, Perv, Fight Club, Choke, Bringing down the house, The Celestine Prophecy, Siddhartha, Ash Wednesday, The Hottest State, Cat's Cradle, Shantaram, The Old Man & the Sea, and anything by Michael Crichton.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I've streaked in about 22 countries, and 18 U.S. states

Teach, Learn, Share

I worked as a bike mechanic for a few years, so I can help you fix your bike- I also love to cook, so let's do that!

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Macedonia, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Poland, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

India, United States

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