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  • 149 references 126 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian, Spanish; learning Arabic
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • traveler, writer
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • From Moscow, Moscow, Russian Federation
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About Me


2019-2020 NY Jordan


October: Prague

September: Bulgaria, Istanbul

August: Abkhazia

June: Budapest

7-28.03 - South Korea

Мои лекции про Латинскую Америку в Восточной Сибири и на Дальнем Востоке, при поддержке РГО

29.03 - 1.04 Владивосток:


2-5.04 - Благовещенск:

5-6.04 - Свободный, Амурская область.

8-10.04 - Чита:

11-14.04 - Улан-Удэ


Jan - Brasil (SP, Brasilia, Matu Grosu, Amazonia)
1-18 Feb - Rio de Janeiro
20-22 Feb - Foz do Iguasu

1 Mar - 20 May living and HOSTING in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

20 May - 10 June - Uruguay
10-12 June- - Argentina again (Posadas)
12-22 June - Paraguay.

22 June - 21 July - Bolivia.
21 July- 20 August - Peru.
20 August - 13 September - Ecuador.

11-13.09 - Loja, Ecuador.
13-15.09 - Cajamarca, Peru
18-20.09 - Arequipa, Peru
20-21.09-Tacna, Perú - tren a chile y
21-23.09 - Iquique, Chile
23-26.09 - San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
26-28.09 - Salta - San-Miguel-de-Tucuman, Argentina
28-30.09 - Cordoba, Argentina
1-4.10 - Rosario, Argentina

A partir de 8-9 de Noviembre - Bahia Blanca

Me gustaria celebrar ano nuevo en Ushuaia - en el punto extremo de America del Sur.


16.01.2017 Moscow - Saint-Petersburg by 2-floor train
17.01 (06-45 - 13-00) – S-Pb - Tallinn
19.01 (22-30) - 20.01 (06-55) - Tallinn - Vilnius
21.01 Vilnius - Oslo
24.01 Oslo - Los-Angeles (arr. 17-10)
28.01 (16-50) - 29.01 (00-20) –
LA – San Francisco
1.02 Sacramento
6.02 – SF - Anaheim
6.02 - 7.02 –Anaheim – El Paso (Texas)
7.02 – 8.02 hitch-hike El Paso - San Antonio (Texas)
8.02-9.02 San Antonio – New Orlean
11.02 New Orlean - Orlando (FL)
12.02 Florida: Orlando - Tampa
14.02 Tampa - Orlando - Miami
19.02 - 20.03 – I am in Cuba again!!!
End of March - Washington, Miami, Texas
April: Mexico
May: Belize, Guatemala
June: Nicaragua, Salvador
July: Honduras, Costa-Rica
August: Panama-Colombia
September: Colombia
October: Venezuela, Guyana
November: Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana
December: Brazil

New Year- 2018 in Brazil

I am a fan of unrecognized republics (and was at the following which Couchsurfing doesn't recognize :) Abkhazia, Mountainous Karabakh, South Ossetia, Transnistria, Kosovo, Palestina, North Cyprus)

And even wrote a book about one of them - Abkhazia:

Can tell you about these territories nearly everything.

my pictures from trips are here:

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


WAS the most famous CouhSurfer in Sochi (Russia)

during winter - Olympic GAMES in 2014

this is a report about my flat in Sochi (Russia Today, Olympic games)


hosted 100 + guests in 2013-14.
now - traveling and mostly being a surfer (but still hosting, in March-May we rent a flat with my friends in Buenos Aires and invite everyone)


travels, archaeology, states with limited recognition,
Balkans, former-USSR,
Latin America, Asia, Indonesia, Venezuela,
motorcycles, bicycles, indigenous people, trekking, mountaineering, trains, jungles.

  • books
  • traveling
  • olympics
  • teaching
  • mountains
  • archaeology

Music, Movies, and Books

the best books are books which i wrote :)

i am an author of the books about Abkhazia, India, Cuba and lots of articles in Russian languages (about India, Kamchatka, Israel and Palestina, Uzbekistan etc)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

wrote several books (2010, 2011, 2014)

hitch-hiked all over the biggest country in the world
- Russia, from Moscow to Vladivostok (2009)

took part at the organization of the Winter Olympics Games in Sochi 2014

took part in the resque operation on Caucasus mountains (2013)

(report is here

climbed up to the highest peak of Europe - Elbrus (2013)
(photos and article is here:

cooked the food on volcanic lava =)

taught the children in Russia (

and Nepal (

Teach, Learn, Share

Was a teacher at village school in Nepal:

MY CS-dudes I can teach how to cook Russian soup (Borsh)
anything from my language (not for fun, but those who are studying Russian - I am really happy to help, how I already helped my friends from Holand, Panama, Uruguay, USA, etc).

What I Can Share with Hosts

My stories and anecdotes.
How to buy motorcycle in Venezuela and not to be killed.
Teach some Russian if you're not Russian-speaker.

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, French Guiana, Georgia, Germany, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Korea, Suriname, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Russian Federation, Tajikistan

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