Howdy, Patchwork here! Adventurer and far north specialist with years spent in Alaska, Canada, and Lapland on adventures and research. Solo kayaked on Pacific waters in British Columbia, Canada in search of spirit bears, the rarest species of bears in the world. Solo biked through Yukon in winter, Alaska, Kamchatka, done XC skiing adventures in Northwest Territories, solo hiked Pacific Crest Trail. Stayed with Canadian/Alaskan trappers, biologists, and rangers. Titled Adventurer of the Year by National Geographic (Polish edition) and awarded with Colossus / Kolos (the most prestigious travel award in the country). Journalist and podcaster. Public speaker and storyteller at the biggest travel festivals, events, and conferences. Furthermore, naturalist, bear behaviorist and wildlife photographer.