The meeting of the crew with the students of the University of Vigo was held on September 16. Students at the faculty of Marine Science and Land Use Planning gathered in a conference hall to listen to an Evgeniy Kovalevsky’s story about the circumnavigation, ocean life and about his home – Siberia. In total, around 80 people attended the meeting.
An adventurer, a member of the crew of the expedition «On the way of Russian circumnavigators», Evgeniy Kovalevsky, prepared a presentation of a route and told students about his unique experience in ocean under the clear sky that he acquired during his circumnavigation in 2006-2013.
The circumnavigator invited a vigorous debate among the audience, answered on their questions. Spanish students learned a little bit more about Russia and of its largest regions – Siberia. They saw a graphic movie that tells about natural beauties, became acquainted with a project «Golden Ring of Siberia» that is administrated by members of The Russian Geographical Society. (project manager – Yulia Kalyuzhnaya)
A meeting of a first vice chairman of the Tomsk branch of RGS, Evgeniy Kovalevsky, with the dean of the Marine faculty of the University of Vigo, Miguel Nombela, took place after a lection. On the meeting representatives have agreed tentatively to work together.
From left to right (Picture 2): The dean of the faculty of Marine Science and Land Use Planning Miguel Angel Nombela, Evgeniy Kovalevsky, a representative of the Honorary Consul of Russia in Galicia Pedro Mourinho, CEO of «Kardama» Mario Kardama.
The expedition crew thanks:
The consulate of Russia in Galicia for an arranging a meeting, the honorary consul of Russia in Galicia Pedro Mourinho and his representative Irina Krivich.
The dean of the faculty of Marine Science and Land Use Planning Miguel Angel Nombela
CEO of «Kardama» Mario Kardama for transfer assistance.