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I raised in Minsk, Belarus. At the age of 17 I hitch-hiked to China and back alone. At the age of 20, I quit university for a world-round journey. In almost three years I have hitch-hiked through 25 counties: from Belarus to Iran; from Iran to Malaysia; from Malaysia to the USA; from the USA all the way down to Argentina. In 2014 I have returned to Belarus.
In 2015 I went on a journey around Belarus with my friend on the bicycles with motors. We were shooting a documentary movie 'Around Belarus' on the way, which is now being edited.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
It is a great way to meet people. In a journey you often depend on a kindness of the complete strangers, I know that very well and I always try to help those who seek for shelter.
I like challenges. I seek for them, I create them, I find my inspiration in solving complex issues. That's why I like to travel; it creates feeling of adventure, and that what makes you feel alive.
Music, Movies, and Books
I like electronic and piano music, like Nicolas Jaar, Ghostpoet, Nils Frahm, Olafur Arnalds, etc.
I'm keen on psychology and new technologies.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I went to a Magic Bus from the movie 'Into the wild' in late October 2013. Teklanika river was low enough but freezing!
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach you how to travel on a very little budget. How to hitch-hike in different parts of the world; how to look for a shelter in an unknown city; how to get visas when you don't have a bank account; how to find a job in a foreign country, etc.
I can also give you some tips on travel photo and blogging.
And I know a lot of inspiring stories, when something would look impossible but eventually happened.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Georgia, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Iran, Kazakhstan, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mongolia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Poland, Russian Federation, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Belarus, Ecuador, Russian Federation, United States