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IMMUNE: A JOURNEY INTO THE MYSTERIOUS SYSTEM THAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE
Philipp Dettmer
1299

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By Any Means
Charley Boorman

Classification : Travel & Adventure
Pub Date : May 07, 2009
Imprint : Sphere
Page Extent : 352
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780751541731
Price : 699

About the book
Bikes have always been Charley's first love, but he also enjoys a challenge. So when the chance comes to travel across three continents 'by any means', he jumps right in.
Grabbing whatever local transport he can get his hands on, Charley travels from his home town in County Wicklow all the way to Australia - a trip of over 20,000 miles through twenty-five countries.
Testing Charley's skills and stamina to the limit, this new journey offers him a unique opportunity to meet people and learn firsthand all about their countries. He drives a lorry through northern Iran, rides a tuk-tuk through the chaotic and colourful city of Varanasi, and becomes the first person ever to wakeboard across the Malay/Singapore border. He sets up his own bus service in Turkey, takes a slow boat down the Mekong, and a very fast one through Borneo to deliver vaccines for UNICEF. And of course he jumps on a bike whenever he can, even if there's a monsoon on the way . . .

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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...(+)
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