(or Roma number 2 as we called him), lives by the Credo “Fortune favors the
bold”, with the eminent arrival of the Russian winter, he boldly led the team
to Magadan, Russia. With the ability to speak Yakutia, Russian and
English, and a rich knowledge of the area and culture he served as our eyes and
ears through one of the most hazardous parts of the LONGITUDE expedition.
He is soon to be a father as he learned from the road that he will have a
son very soon. When he is not in school you can find him at the gym swimming and
practicing martial arts or hanging out with his beloved girlfriend Anya. The
team will never forget his enthusiasm, knowledge of the area, and the many
stories he told depicting the wisdom and depth of the area.
Would you be up for 9 months of travel like this?
"GOOD TO GO!!!"What is your most memorable moment during your portion of the journey?
The most memorable part of the journey was the opportunity to drive a "LANDWhat advice do you have for future travelers in the program?
Read books about "Intercultural Communication", I think it will help you a lot.
What surprised you the most?
The hot Borsch (Russian red-beet soup) after long hours without food.What was the most difficult part of the traveling experience?
The most difficult part of the traveling experience for me was a search of