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Paperback. Pub Date :2005-11-01 Pages: 312 Language: English Publisher: Atria Books In this highly entertaining and fast-paced travel book. fellow film actors and bike enthusiasts Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman travel 20.000 miles around the world by motorbike . setting each other challenges on the way. from learning Kung Fu in China. to flying a MiG jet in Russia. They also take intensive training courses in preparation for the trip. including bike maintenance. self-defence and survival techniques (with Ray Mears ). Whilst throwing themselves enthusiastically into the culture of each new country - from Alaska to Mongolia. from Canada to Kazakhstan - the two friends also have to rely on each other. testing their friendship and their stamina to the limits. Long Way Round is the action-packed and fascinating account of the trip and a true portrait of friendship in extremis ...