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In 2004 Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman embarked on an epic Long Way Round challenge, to bike 20,000-miles, cross 12 countries and 19 time zones in just 115 days. Riding motorcycles they crossed Europe, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia to ride the Road of Bones through Siberia, over to Alaska, through Canada, North America and finished in New York. ​Long Way Round is the result of their adventures - a fascinating, frank and highly entertaining series about two friends riding round the world together and, against all the odds, realizing their dream.

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In 2004 Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman embarked on an epic Long Way Round challenge, to bike 20,000-miles, cross 12 countries and 19 time zones in just 115 days. Riding motorcycles they crossed Europe, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia to ride the Road of Bones through Siberia, over to Alaska, through Canada, North America and finished in New York. ​Long Way Round is the result of their adventures - a fascinating, frank and highly entertaining series about two friends riding round the world together and, against all the odds, realizing their dream.

    • EPISODE 1

    Preparation

    Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman prepare for their epic adventure, including lessons for kidnap avoidance, fitness training, first aid instruction and vaccinations.

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    • 44 Minutes

    Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman prepare for their epic adventure, including lessons for kidnap avoidance, fitness training, first aid instruction and vaccinations.

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Shoving Off

    Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman continue to make preparations for their trip, heading for Wales for some much-needed off-road motorcycle training. Getting reading to start the journey, everybody scrambles to make last minute plans.

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    • 44 Minutes

    Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman continue to make preparations for their trip, heading for Wales for some much-needed off-road motorcycle training. Getting reading to start the journey, everybody scrambles to make last minute plans.

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    London to Volgograd

    Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman make the first extended stop of their journey in Prague, before continuing onward to the Ukrainian border where a simple crossing turns into a 12-hour nightmare.

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    • 44 Minutes

    Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman make the first extended stop of their journey in Prague, before continuing onward to the Ukrainian border where a simple crossing turns into a 12-hour nightmare.

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Kazakhstan

    Ewan and Charley are in for a fright after one of the locals points a gun at them. After riding along some of the worst-kept roads in the world and admiring some of the country's native woolly camels,

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    • 43 Minutes

    Ewan and Charley are in for a fright after one of the locals points a gun at them. After riding along some of the worst-kept roads in the world and admiring some of the country's native woolly camels,

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Barnaul to Western Mongolia

    After the dilapidated roads the pair experienced in Kazakhstan, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are disheartened when they find no roads at all en route to Mongolia. Bad luck occurs when there’s a bike break down and their support team gets into a dangerous accident.

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    • 44 Minutes

    After the dilapidated roads the pair experienced in Kazakhstan, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are disheartened when they find no roads at all en route to Mongolia. Bad luck occurs when there’s a bike break down and their support team gets into a dangerous accident.

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Western Mongolia to Yakutsk

    The team is forced to buy crew member Claudio a new bike, and in the Mongolian city of Ulan Bator, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are taken on a tour of the sewers meeting with runaway children. Then to Siberia where a 24-hour train ride turns out to be a bad idea.

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    • 44 Minutes

    The team is forced to buy crew member Claudio a new bike, and in the Mongolian city of Ulan Bator, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are taken on a tour of the sewers meeting with runaway children. Then to Siberia where a 24-hour train ride turns out to be a bad idea.

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Yakutsk to Magadan (The Road of Bones)

    Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman run into some difficulty in Siberia. With unwelcoming locals, impassable rivers, collapsed bridges and a lack of food, they find themselves facing a real fight for survival. A convoy of Russian trucks offers some hope.

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    • 44 Minutes

    Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman run into some difficulty in Siberia. With unwelcoming locals, impassable rivers, collapsed bridges and a lack of food, they find themselves facing a real fight for survival. A convoy of Russian trucks offers some hope.

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    • 44 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Anchorage to Calgary

    Damage to the bikes cause a delay in Alaska. Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman marvel at the Alaskan wildlife before heading towards Canada.

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    • 43 Minutes

    Damage to the bikes cause a delay in Alaska. Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman marvel at the Alaskan wildlife before heading towards Canada.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    Calgary to New York

    On the final leg of the journey to New York City Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are involved in collisions with cars.

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    • 44 Minutes

    On the final leg of the journey to New York City Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are involved in collisions with cars.

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    • 44 Minutes
© Long Way Round Ltd 2007

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