Travel Notes (Paperback)
Alexandre Bykov's "Travel Notes" is a collection of poetry, based on 45 years of experiences and reflections from travelled to some of the world's most scenic and remote landscapes. His work explores the human condition and juxtaposes the raw beauty of nature in Siberia, New Foundland, Alaska and Iceland against life in the busy urban centres of Russia, France and Canada.
Alexander Aleksandrovich Bykov was born on December 23, 1957 in Novokuznetsk, Siberia, in the family of a mining engineer. He grew up in the suburbs, in Abramtsevo and graduated from the Moscow Forest Technical Institute and postgraduate study at VNIILM. He has a Doctorate in Biological Sciences. Alexandre has over 40 years of experience working in the forest services of Russia and Canada. His work and leisure time is spent travelling and surrounded by nature.