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Magadan

sentenced to five years in the Gulag. He was incarcerated in prison camps near Vladivostok and Magadan, and the circunstances of his death and its date are uncertain, the registered date of 1944 in all likelihood invented. He was either summarily shot in 1938 or was drowned with a group of prisoners in sealed barge in the Arctic Ocean (according to Nadezhda Mandelshtam). Humphreys began his epic journey in August 2001 from his Yorkshire home. Passing south through Europe


Russia

rootless urban characters and the fight for survival of centuries-old traditional rural ways of life. Rasputin covers complex questions of ethics and spiritual revival. His father's business suffered during wartime, and was taken over by the Communists (Communism) once Hungary fell under control of the Russians after the defeat of the Nazis (Nazism). Humphreys began his epic journey in August 2001 from his Yorkshire home. Passing south through Europe


Japan

home. Passing south through Europe and Africa, he crossed to South America by sea from Cape Town and proceeded up the west coast of the Americas, crossed from Alaska to Magadan in Russia, Japan then westward across China and Central Asia to return to Europe. His journey included raising funds and awareness for a charity called Hope and Homes for Children. He arrived home in November 2005, having ridden 46,000 miles over four years and three months. He


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