Gianluca Pardelli: Exploring the former Soviet Union

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Gianluca Pardelli: Exploring the former Soviet Union

Gianluca has been fascinated by foreign cultures and languages since he was a young boy in Italy. Now, he’s a freelance photojournalist focusing on the countries of the former Soviet Union and Sub-Saharan Africa, where he captures locals’ lives and stories to share with the world.

Gianluca Pardelli
This episode has been deleted because it no longer represents Gianluca’s current work; check out his new business, Soviet Tours.

In This Episode

  • Learning multiple languages
  • Why he’s passionate about the former Soviet Union
  • Traveling in the former Soviet Union
  • Earning locals’ trust when traveling
  • Why Georgia is a good introduction to the region
  • Traveling in the Middle East during the Arab Spring
  • Generational differences in the former Soviet Union
  • And much more

Most Memorable Location-Independent Experiences

Travelling solo and independently overland from Italy to Afghanistan.

Biggest Surprise along the Way

Too many… I’d say, however, that a very (un)surprising fact I became aware while travelling is that in each stereotype there is a bit of truth.

Resources We Talked About

Gianluca’s Links

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2017-11-10T13:00:34+00:00February 25, 2015|Podcast|0 Comments

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