I was born in Voronezh, Russia.
From age of 9-12 I lived in Ramat-Gan, Israel.
At the age of 12, I have moved to Toronto, Canada, where I have resided since. You could say I got the traveling bug, because since then I have went on an exchange to Maastricht, Netherlands, and before and after visited:
Moscow (of course), London (England), Paris (France), Brugges (Belgium), Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Bern (Switzerland), Interlaken (Switzerland), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Monschau (Germany), Dusseldorf (Germany), Liege (Belgium), Utrecht (Netherlands), Cuba (Varadero, Holguinc, Moron). I've also traveled around United States (Houston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Cape Cod, Detroit, Boston, Orlando, Charleston), and Canada (Vancouver, Montreal, Quebec City, and various Ontario towns).
January 2006, I visited New Zealand, and then had an exchange semester in Sydney, Australia. On the way back from Australia to Canada, my boyfriend, my friend and I went to Japan, where a fantastic person (Thank you Nobu!) showed us around for 10 days. It was magnificent.
I finished my B.Sc. in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from University of Toronto. It was very exciting, and I loved it.
After graduation I've been to Italy (a whole load of towns), Japan (Motegi, Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Himeji, Kobe).
Currently I work for a very large mining company as a project manager.
I am a risk taker: did a solo jump where I had to open my parachute (skydiving, 5 jumps total), enjoyed rock climbing indoors and outdoors (in particular, Australia), jumped off a cliff in New Zealand (like bungee - Shotover Canyon Swing) (twice), enjoy mountain skiing and probably most risky of all, biking to and from classes in Canadian winter.
I like messing around with our apartment and therefore post a large amount of pictures of it. I participate in Apartment Therapy.
I use Nikon D70, with a Nikon 50mm/1.8, Nikon D70 kit lens (f3.5-4.5, 18-70mm), Sigma 12-24mm lens.
- FotoVotr.com Amber Group 29,085 photos, 5,620 members
- The Drake Hotel: Toronto, Canada 3,056 photos, 535 members
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- Domino Magazine 31,559 photos, 3,692 members
- modern living interiors 22,850 photos, 4,516 members
- IKEA Lovers 18,256 photos, 5,814 members
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- in residence 8,198 photos, 989 members
- The beautiful Mediterranean 75,245 photos, 3,855 members
- Venice 102,520 photos, 9,286 members
- Italy 316,921 photos, 13,296 members
- Photographs of Italy 335,758 photos, 13,401 members
- Rick Steves' Travelers' Photos 683 photos, 45 members
- Cinque Terre 10,239 photos, 1,370 members
- Just Windows! 130,199 photos, 14,201 members
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- 07_07_07 8,090 photos, 5,007 members
- Tree ... competition nº2 - see results 1,867 photos, 567 members
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- 50 faves 5,857 photos, 941 members
- Spectacular Objects - Invited Photos Only 935 photos, 639 members
- Cartel * ( B/Y/G ) - CLOSED - nobody views images here 3,227 photos, 486 members
- Flickr's 100 Best 94 photos, 6,368 members
- Torontoist: Toronto Photos 208,868 photos, 5,734 members
- I WANT 5! 334 photos, 1,089 members
- Honest Ed's 228 photos, 45 members
- THE DANGEROUS!!! (deleteme'd photos only) 240 photos, 171 members
- HDR ScoreMe! Post 1 // Score 1 1,882 photos, 414 members
- Japan-o-philia 192,618 photos, 5,881 members
- Roofs - Rooftops - Roofs are fun! 13,462 photos, 1,963 members
- Tokyo Images 195,826 photos, 6,039 members
- flickr Tokyo 174,235 photos, 3,616 members
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- Olya Smith
- February 2004
- Toronto, Canada
- I am:
- Female and Taken
- Project manager