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On July 15, Matthew Traver, a British-American filmmaker, is taking off on a 10,000-kilometer journey in an attempt to become the first man of this generation to cross Siberia without a vehicle.

At the age of only 29, Traver has already traveled through some of the most remote parts of the world — the jungles of Malaysia, the mountains of Greenland, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan, and the steppes of Central Asia.

But his "Crossing Siberia" project is the longest and may be his most challenging venture.

Read the story: Crossing Siberia the Old-Fashioned Way

For more information about Matthew's project, visit his website

Thumbnail photo by Matthew Traver