Ajay’s Russia is the gigantic Trans-Siberian landmass known as the Russian Far East, which stretches to North Korea and China in the southeast and the Bering Straits near Alaska in the northeast.
During his time in the Russian Far East, Ajay often treaded the path that few foreigners take, including camping in the frozen wilderness, visiting towns with absolutely no tourist sites, hitch-hiking in the most distant outposts of the country, and occasionally getting lost in a dangerous or sensitive place. Amazing hospitality, great friends and stunning sights more than made up for the occasional misadventures that Ajay faced.
While in Sakhalin, Ajay made guest appearances on the several radio news programmes on BBC's Channel 4 and wrote Sakhalin Unplugged, the first English-language guidebook to the Sakhalin Region.
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