It all started with the romantic books of Jules Verne. Then there was work in the offices of several IT companies, but Olexiy realized that life without adventures was boring and went to Asia. He hitchhiked from Kuala Lumpur to Kyiv, and then became interested in the culture of the East. He likes to explore the abandoned ancient cities, castles and former military bases in different countries. He is an expert on Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tibet.