Ash is a travel writer, filmmaker and storyteller who explores the world with curiosity, excitement, and a sense of adventure. He has just finished a 5,282mi (8,500km) overland from the top of Norway to Crimea, exploring former Soviet countries and their neighbors at a time of increased tensions between Russia and the West. Hear his World Nomads podcast interview about retracing the footsteps of a WW2 Special Operations Executive (SOE) mission in the Albanian Alps.
Ash Bhardwaj tries his hand at dog sledding in the remote forests along the Russia/Norway border.
Filmmaker Ash Bhardwaj meets a young Sami reindeer herder who spends months every year tending to her herd in the wilderness.