Vladimir Vaskevich is totally blind since childhood, which did not prevent him from graduating from school and University, to travel around 20 countries, including hitchhiking in Russia and Europe, to become a yachtsman, to receive the state prize “Hot heart” for his contribution to public work, to win the TV show “I can” on the first channel, to create a family and write a book. Today Vladimir is a traveler, a certified coach, a teacher at a school for children with visual impairments, an organizer and presenter of master classes and trainings for people with disabilities and people without disabilities.
For the first time Vladimir visited Khanty-Mansiysk in 2015 as a member of the II Interregional forum for people with disabilities “Independence movement”. The traveler shared his experience of traveling alone around the world, presented the author’s project and held a master class on orienteering blindfolded.
In the framework of the V Forum, which will be a kind of summing up the “life” of projects created for 2014-2017, Vladimir will talk about the development of the project “blindfolded Walks”, presented 3 years ago, will conduct a tour of the Park. B. Losev. It is noteworthy that all participants of the tour will be limited in their ability to see. The tour will be supplemented by a visit to the” Garden of good deeds”, the author of which was Olga Frolova.
In addition, Vladimir will present his book “Journey without boundaries”. “This book tells about the thirst for life, how to dream and achieve their goals. Much attention is paid to the theory and practice of travel: I give the reader a lot of advice, tested on personal experience.
The publication is addressed to everyone who wants to improve personal efficiency and achieve success” – the author shares.
The excursion “blindfolded Walks” will be one of the five projects proposed to the participants of the event. On August 10, 2018, everyone will be able to test tourist products for people with disabilities created during the four – year period of the Forum: an excursion to the confluence of the Ob and the Irtysh “River legend”, an inter-municipal tour “Independence in motion”, a sightseeing tour with a visit to the Museum of Nature and Man “Khanty – Mansiysk-history and modernity” and a tour “One day on the river” with a master class in fishing.
We invite you to participate in the V forum “Independence – in motion”, which will be held on August 10 from 09:00 to 17:00 at the Museum of Geology, oil and gas!