A journalist, a founder of the Italian Survival School, one of the most active travelers and explorers of the present times, an explorer of the root of the Amazon river, a genuine member of the Royal Geographical Society of London. He was cooperating with the Russian Spaceman Training Centre in the survival programme. He was teaching strategies of survival in various climatic conditions to the elitist special entities. In 1975, he sailed the Atlantic ocean on his own in a 5-meter lifeboat without a radio and a sextant. He was supervising multiple international expeditions searching for the remnants of disappearing civilizations, unusual phenomena or people.