A brand new travel adventure from bestselling author Charley Boorman.
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...
Charley Boorman was born in 1966 and grew up in Ireland. He has appeared in films including Excalibur, The Emerald Forest, Karaoke and The Bunker. From 1998 to 2002, he ran a British motorcycle team with Ewan McGregor, winning the Superstock Series with David Jeffries.
Long Way Round