What-Makes-You-Happy Project(30): Parag, India

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LknlIaJS5M My second Bangalore host is a talented I.T Savvy guy. He draws, he composes songs, writes poems. and he wrote a song to express what makes him happy. The sweet scent of the rain-kissed ground, The tender love in a koel's sound, The place where all the rivers flow, The butterflies and the bugs … Continue reading What-Makes-You-Happy Project(30): Parag, India

What-Makes-You-Happy Project(29): Rosh, India

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXigIQ1nYmI Rosh is also my first Bangalore host. The interviewee (28) Moe , is her husband. Rosh is a very understanding, independent and intelligent person. She works as a system engineer in another technology company. According to Moe, Rosh is from a rich family. Her relatives spread all over the world, including Hong Kong, USA, … Continue reading What-Makes-You-Happy Project(29): Rosh, India

What-Makes-You-Happy Project(28): Moe, India

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acOEjQZRIWc Moe is my first host in Bangalore. He is 29 years old, working as a senior system engineer in a technological company. He was born and raised in Bangalore. "I spent all my life in Bangalore. I felt very confined and constrained." He said. Then he heard of couchsurfing project and joined it. He … Continue reading What-Makes-You-Happy Project(28): Moe, India

What-Makes-You-Happy-Project (27): Moe’s Mother

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngdwNVxK3Ds My first host in Bangalore, Moe and Rosh, brought me to visit his parents who live in another building in the same apartment complex. Previously, (refer to the interview 26) I was greeting my bangalore host's father with the question: " what makes you happy". In return, I was treated with a warm and … Continue reading What-Makes-You-Happy-Project (27): Moe’s Mother

What-Makes-You-Happy-Project(26): Moe’s Father

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yp8IPi4KX_Y My first couch host in Bangalore is a pair of sweet and giving couple, Moe and Rosh. They live in a relatively newly developed apartment complex. Moe's parents live in another building within the same apartment complex. Before I switched to my second couch host's home, they brought me to visit their parents and … Continue reading What-Makes-You-Happy-Project(26): Moe’s Father

What-Makes-You-Happy Project: Special (3) Sapney Farm, Auroville

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyL3UOmivFo I stayed in Sapney farm in Auroville, where the owner experiments permaculture. Basically, it intends to explore sustainable farming by turning a dessert-like land into arable land again. They try to create a man-made forest with different layers of vegetation. The ultimate outcome will be with least energy and human effort, the little forest … Continue reading What-Makes-You-Happy Project: Special (3) Sapney Farm, Auroville