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 20,000 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.
"A highly readable and spiritually uplifting book about a dream come true." (Wanderlust)
"Touching and memorable...one for armchair travellers and bike freaks." (Daily Mail)
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Roadtrip with Obi-Wan. One phänomenal Adventure!
Who doesn't dream of a roadtrip around the world. On a motorcycle. With your best buddy! Documented as book and lovely tv series with lots of low budget charisma. Ewan and Charly will take you on an exciting, unstaged and honest but foremost inspirational journey that derserves so much more popularity! A must for all motorcycle travelers and dreamers!