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Suresh Joseph (b May 14, 1958) of Kochi, Kerala became the first Indian to complete a solo expedition along the Trans-Siberian Highway from Vladivostok to St Petersburg in Russia, covering 10,117 km in 12 days 10 hr 50 min from June 4-16, 2016. His solo expedition, undertaken in a Mahindra XUV 500, started from Chennai, Tamil Nadu on May 13, 2016 and reached St Petersburg, Russia on June 16, 2016, covering 20,112 km across four countries in 34 days 10 hr 45 min!