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15:49 | Mar 20 | 2013

From Armenia to Yakutsk by bicycle

 A traveler Artur Oganyan has stopped in Penza; his objective is to reach Yakutia and visit all 83 regions of the country on his way to Yakutsk. Currently he already rode 23 000 km; 18 000 km are ahead. 

On the average Artur Oganyan passes 80 km per day. A map and a navigator help him not to stray from the road. His bicycle is equipped with light-reflecting elements in order for drivers not to strike him on a road. The trip is dedicated to friendship of nations. According to the traveler’s estimation he will reach Yakutia only in 2014.