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Igor Sobolev

Igor Sobolev
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Igor was born in one of the dirtiest and most northern towns in the world - Norilsk, Russia. Living there made him hungry for traveling and seeing the true world - how it works and who lives there. "Best way of traveling - Hitchhiking!"
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I snuck into a village classroom in Belarus and schooled the teacher

"The whole class burst in laughing, and the teacher's face became super funny and defeated..."
Jewish Region in Russia

The dying “Mini-Israel” in the Far East of Russia

Igor hitchhikes to the bizarre Soviet made Jewish homeland in the Far East of Russia - an alternate universe of Yiddish and yarmulkes.

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Getting drunk on fermented horse milk in Mongolia

It tasted like vomit, but, to be polite, I drank a liter of it.

Meeting Russian Girls on the Trans-Siberian Railway

An alternate universe of beautiful girls, boredom, and no cell service.

I hired a sexy personal assistant in Russia for $3/hr!

The experience was illuminating - a glimpse into how the rich and powerful live more productive and fun lives - with staffs supporting them.

Venture to Nord Kamal – the northernmost mosque in the world! مسجد نورد كمال

I braved -44°C polar white-out conditions to visit this exotic temple in my native Russia.

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