Elena Erkhova who lived in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, survived the sufferings of World War II and endured her husband’s tyranny. Witnessing several tragedies, she was never in despair.
She was only 3 years old when her parents died. And at 14, the Second World War broke out, causing him a lot of grief.
After the war, Elena married a man who turned out to be an abusive husband. He treated their daughter badly too and Elena had to protect her child all the time.
The woman was trying to give her daughter the best life.
Eventually, Elena managed to escape her brutal husband and start a new life. So, she was 40, it was in the 1970s.
At that time, she had a big dream. She wanted to travel. But she had no money. And the urge to fulfill his wishes never left him.
The dream of the grandmother of two grandsons only came true at age 83 when her friends got her a passport and put her in touch with a travel agency.
She set out to travel exploring Italy, Spain, Vietnam, Thailand and other countries.
The famous traveler put her photos on Instagram and her posts went viral.
In 1916, when she was already known, many of her subscribers invited her to their countries. Even at 91, Elena Erkhova did not stop traveling, although she had cancer.
When the woman left this world at the age of 92, her grandson created social media accounts by sharing his grandmother’s travel photos.