2 / 12

Life of a Siberian hermit

Former bargeman Viktor, 57, who refused to give his last name, smokes as he carries a log to use for firewood, near his wooden hut located in a forest some 55 km (34 miles) south of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, October 17, 2013. (REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin)

Life of a Siberian hermit

Former bargeman Viktor, 57, decided to lead the life of a hermit a decade ago, and settled in a secluded forest area, south of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. Living in a wooden hut that he built, Viktor survives mainly on fish and any other food he can find. (Reuters)