Ketov journey began in 1991, in Leningrad, and he continues to pedal his bicycle along the coast of the continent such as Africa, Europe, America, south Asia and Southeast Asia. He went alone, and only use other transportation, if he really had to. During 20 years full-pedaling around the world, his bike was stolen only once ... in Russia.
The main problem Vladislav Ketov have is, that he started this journey without money. Wherever he went, he obtained the money from painting portraits. Thus he was able to save enough to make him go over the years. When he started his biking trip, Ketov leaving his wife and two sons, in Sankt Petersburg.