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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Alaska, before finally ending the journey in New York. The filming will be done by on board cameras and one ride along cameraman. Written by solojones

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2 men, 2 bikes, 20,000 miles...


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In 1997, prior to making this series, actor Ewan McGregor was in an episode of the American TV series "ER" which was similarly titled: ER: The Long Way Around (1997). See more »

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Ewan McGregor: But It's beautiful here, far Eastern Russia is just gorgeous. There were places today that looked very like Scotland, remind me of Scotland. And I've been struck by how much the world looks like Scotland, and it ust adds to my theory, you know, that we, we made the rest of, the rest of the world in Scotland. We made it all, you know, we made it all in the image of our homeland.
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Referenced in Imagine Me & You (2005) See more »

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Brilliant
27 August 2005 | by (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) – See all my reviews

Brilliant, excellent, gritty, realistic, inspiring, And those are the bad bits.

This is a fabulous piece of television , and I would recommend that you watch it.

If you like bikes, or even if you don't, it won't matter, this is a class apart.

The whole premise is so real, with a warts and all approach, you feel at one with the two guys, at times I was helping them, and sharing their laughs and their problems.

I can't recommend it highly enough


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