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Long Way Round
Ewan Mcgregor
Charley Boorman
Classification : Travel & Adventure
Pub Date : May 16, 2005
Imprint : Sphere
Page Extent : 384
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780751536805
Price : 725

About the book
From London to New York, Ewan and Charley chased their shadows through Europe, the Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia, across the Pacific to Alaska, then down through Canada and America. But as the miles slipped beneath the tyres of their big BMWs, their troubles started. Exhaustion, injury and accidents tested their strength. Treacherous roads, unpredictable weather and turbulent politics challenged their stamina. They were chased by paparazzi in Kazakhstan, courted by men with very large guns in the Ukraine, hassled by the police, and given bulls' testicles for supper by Mongolian nomads.

And yet despite all these obstacles they managed to ride more than twenty thousand miles in four months, changing their lives forever in the process. As they travelled they documented their trip, taking photographs, and writing diaries by the campfire. Long Way Round is the result of their adventures - a fascinating, frank and highly entertaining travel book about two friends riding round the world together and, against all the odds, realising their dream.

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Ewan Mcgregor
Ewan McGregor has starred in many films including Trainspotting, Moulin Rouge, Star Wars and Big Fish. Charley Boorman has starred in films such as The Emerald Forest and Exaclibur. This is their firs...(+)
Charley Boorman
Charley Boorman is a much-loved TV star and adventurer and a number one bestselling author. His third book, LONG WAY DOWN, won a Galaxy Book Award. When he is not travelling the world, he lives in Lon...(+)