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Meet a 21-year-old Russian who has already visited 107 countries

November 11th, 2015 by admin | Filed under Blog.
  • Yasik Smirnoff, who describes himself as a ‘crazy Russian’, was spurred to transport following a finish of his marriage
  • He has been on a highway for a past 4 years, spending dual of them vital with winding tribes and internal groups
  • The path-finder has undertaken a operation of jobs from sheep herding, bullfighting and has worked with volcanologists

Becky Pemberton For Mailonline

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An dauntless 21-year-old’s transport exploits could put many of us pang from wanderlust to shame.  

Yasik Smirnoff, who describes himself as Ruso Loco (crazy Russian), was desirous to see a universe after removing divorced during an early age and has racked adult a towering 107 countries on his travels over a past 4 years.

Since he set out on a highway he has embraced journey during each spin with highlights including swimming in a lake filled with crocodiles in Ethiopia, descending in volcanoes and celebration animal blood with a tribe.

Yasik Smirnoff, who describes himself as Ruso Loco (crazy Russian), was spurred to see a universe after removing divorced during 18. One of his transport destinations was Wadi Rum, Jordan where he stayed in a Bedouin encampment and got to confront a baby camel

Yasik Smirnoff, who describes himself as Ruso Loco (crazy Russian), was spurred to see a universe after removing divorced during 18. One of his transport destinations was Wadi Rum, Jordan where he stayed in a Bedouin encampment and got to confront a baby camel

Since he set out on a road, a 21-year-old has racked adult a towering 107 countries and swam in a overwhelming cenotes in Yucatan, Mexico (pictured)

Since he set out on a road, a 21-year-old has racked adult a towering 107 countries and swam in a overwhelming cenotes in Yucatan, Mexico (pictured)

Smirnoff has embraced journey during each opportunity. Above he poses on a outworn fight tank in a Middle East

Smirnoff has embraced journey during each opportunity. Above he poses on a outworn fight tank in a Middle East

‘Travel doesn’t meant only relocating around,’ Smirnoff told MailOnline Travel. ‘It is not only a geographical plcae though a possibility to try to turn a internal person.

‘It can meant anything from apropos a Maasai in Africa or a Buddhist priest in Tibet or Torero (bullfighter) in Mexico.’

Smirnoff left his family home in Siberia during a age of 15 to study, and found himself 3 years after in Hong Kong – married and using his possess business. 

As his matrimony ended, a afterwards 18-year-old motionless to essay for new practice around a world. 

Revealing a many terrifying impulse of his outing so distant he said: ‘I was mislaid in a Gobi Desert in Mongolia though any water, food, or approach to navigate. we walked for dual days though stopping,’ he said. 

‘Thankfully a internal male found me, we consider it was God’s will.’ 

 The traveller, creatively from Russia, has not let anything reason him back, and has met a whole horde of people on his trip

 The traveller, creatively from Russia, has not let anything reason him back, and has met a whole horde of people on his trip

Smirnoff's strange idea was to parasite 100 countries off his list by a time he incited 21. Having achieved that he now skeleton to continue to transport for a subsequent dual years, especially in South America and Antarctica. This design was taken in Russia in a Ural Region and is an Orthodox eremite celebration

Smirnoff’s strange idea was to parasite 100 countries off his list by a time he incited 21. Having achieved that he now skeleton to continue to transport for a subsequent dual years, especially in South America and Antarctica. This design was taken in Russia in a Ural Region and is an Orthodox eremite celebration

The 21-year-old got a eventuality to cruise in a regatta with child scouts in Mexico in a handmade catamaran

The 21-year-old got a eventuality to cruise in a regatta with child scouts in Mexico in a handmade catamaran

The traveller aims to plea himself in opposite form of situations. He doesn't see himself in only one nation and sees a universe as his playground

The traveller aims to plea himself in opposite form of situations. He doesn’t see himself in only one nation and sees a universe as his playground

Smirnoff has spent dual years out of his 4 vital with tribes and internal groups around a planet. Here he is with locals on an island that lies 200 km from Australia

Smirnoff has spent dual years out of his 4 vital with tribes and internal groups around a planet. Here he is with locals on an island that lies 200 km from Australia

Smirnoff has spent dual out of his 4 years around a universe vital with tribes and internal groups. 

These embody his trip to farming villages in Guatemala, where locals taught him how to wobble – only one of a many jobs he has attempted during his travels.

Another try enclosed scaling one of a country’s many active volcanoes, Pacaya Volcano with a group of volcanologists. 

The path-finder finished adult descending inside a volcano’s crater, ensuing in him being in sanatorium for dual days. 

One of his 200 jobs was a position of sheep herder, where he was in assign of a group of 200. He has also worked on a equine ranch

One of his 200 jobs was a position of sheep herder, where he was in assign of a group of 200. He has also worked on a equine ranch

On his travels he encountered members of a Bedouin tribe. According to Smirnoff, they're a many hospitable people he has met

On his travels he encountered members of a Bedouin tribe. According to Smirnoff, they’re a many hospitable people he has met

He spent 10 days nearby a Omo Valley, and while there he incidentally swam in a lake with crocodiles and was also given a splash of uninformed prohibited blood from a neck of cows

He spent 10 days nearby a Omo Valley, and while there he incidentally swam in a lake with crocodiles and was also given a splash of uninformed prohibited blood from a neck of cows

Smirnoff has reason is a position of sheep herder in the Caucasus Mountains, where he was in assign of a group of 200 and has worked in Mexico as a bullfighter and also on a equine ranch. 

The dauntless Russian travels solo – though he doesn’t let that reason him back.

‘You’re never alone,’ he said. ‘You have nature, yourself, and God and of march we accommodate a lot of people during my trip. 

‘It’s one of my biggest success in this life that we have friends in some-more than 80 countries.’  

One of his some-more outlandish tales was from his stay with a Bodi, an inland clan in Ethiopia. 

He spent 10 days nearby a Omo Valley, and while he was there he incidentally swam in a lake with crocodiles. But an even scarier eventuality with a clan was when he was given a splash of uninformed prohibited blood from a neck of cows that he says wasn’t as bad as he expected. 

The dauntless Russian aims to transport with small money and though a phone, tent or sleeping bag

The dauntless Russian aims to transport with small money and though a phone, tent or sleeping bag

Smirnoff left his family home in Siberia during a age of 15 to investigate and started his travels during 18, ensuing in some surprising transport pictures

Smirnoff left his family home in Siberia during a age of 15 to investigate and started his travels during 18, ensuing in some surprising transport pictures

Smirnoff says he doesn't have a favourite country, though it is a people who live there that make a plcae for him

Smirnoff says he doesn’t have a favourite country, though it is a people who live there that make a plcae for him

The many critical thing to Smirnoff as he travels are a people he meets and can help, that is demonstrated by a proffer work he did during a preserve for mothers and children with AIDS. 

‘I don’t have a favourite country, though it is a people who live there that make a plcae for me,’ he said.  

‘If we could give a summary to people it would be that if we wish to accomplish any dream in your life, we should be dauntless and do something for that each day.

Next Smirnoff hopes to stay with a clan in a Amazon.  

He travels solo - though he doesn't let that reason him behind observant he simply creates friends with locals. This design was taken during a Mayan Pyramids in Mexico

He travels solo – though he doesn’t let that reason him behind observant he simply creates friends with locals. This design was taken during a Mayan Pyramids in Mexico

The many critical thing to Smirnoff as he travels are a people he meets and can help, that is demonstrated by a proffer work he did during a preserve for mothers and children with AIDS 

The many critical thing to Smirnoff as he travels are a people he meets and can help, that is demonstrated by a proffer work he did during a preserve for mothers and children with AIDS 

Another try enclosed scaling Guatemala's many active volcano, Pacaya Volcano, with a group of volcanologists, where he fell into a void and had to spend dual days in hospital

Another try enclosed scaling Guatemala’s many active volcano, Pacaya Volcano, with a group of volcanologists, where he fell into a void and had to spend dual days in hospital

Smirnoff has worked as a bullfighter in Mexico and says he considers himself one of a initial Russian Toreros

Smirnoff has worked as a bullfighter in Mexico and says he considers himself one of a initial Russian Toreros

One time Smirnoff got mislaid in a Gobi Desert in Mongolia though any water, food, or approach to navigate. He walked for dual days though interlude before he was eventually found by a local

One time Smirnoff got mislaid in a Gobi Desert in Mongolia though any water, food, or approach to navigate. He walked for dual days though interlude before he was eventually found by a local

The 21-year-old has knowledge some of a many fantastic vicinity on earth during his worldwide adventures The 21-year-old has knowledge some of a many fantastic vicinity on earth during his worldwide adventures

The 21-year-old has knowledge some of a many fantastic vicinity on earth during his worldwide adventures

Smirnoff says it is one of his biggest successes that he can contend he has friends in some-more than 80 countries, and has managed to assist projects like this one in Jordan

Smirnoff says it is one of his biggest successes that he can contend he has friends in some-more than 80 countries, and has managed to assist projects like this one in Jordan

Smirnoff has even been invited to speak during conferences for students where he spoke about a giveaway sanatorium for lowest people in Guatemala

Smirnoff has even been invited to speak during conferences for students where he spoke about a giveaway sanatorium for lowest people in Guatemala

 Next, Smirnoff hopes to stay with a clan in a Amazon and learn from their approach of life

 Next, Smirnoff hopes to stay with a clan in a Amazon and learn from their approach of life

 

 

 

 


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