Some believe he never existed

Born in a small Moravian town in 1868, they called him ‘pigheaded Jan’.

Jan walked. He walked through Vienna, Geneva and the Balkan. Eventually, his journeys brought him all the way to Siberia. While working on the famous Trans Siberian railway, he decided to walk up north and across Siberia to the Arctic Ocean – on his own, without money or special equipment. 

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