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.
2 men, 2 bikes, 20,000 miles...
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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.
On its original airing, the series featured seven episodes. The original 2-disc DVD set comprises these original episodes. The show has subsequently been re-edited into a 10-episode series. Notably, the preparation for the trip has been extended over two episodes. There is also additional footage during the trip itself. There is also an entirely new tenth episode, a retrospective of their journey. This extended series has been broadcast on Sky television in the UK, and is also available on a new 3-disc DVD set. See more
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