By Any Means: The Brand New Adventure from Wicklow to Wollongong

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Charley Boorman has arranged himself a new challenge: he must travel from his home town in England all the way to Sydney, Australia, and he must use any means available to reach his destination, including steam train, horse, boat, kayak, motorcycle, and tuk-tuk. Whether crossing the Black Sea, trekking through Tibet, riding an elephant in India, or hiking through the forests of Papua New Guinea, this thrilling travelogue follows Charley’s travels through extraordinary places via unusual transports. With trademark...

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Overview

Charley Boorman has arranged himself a new challenge: he must travel from his home town in England all the way to Sydney, Australia, and he must use any means available to reach his destination, including steam train, horse, boat, kayak, motorcycle, and tuk-tuk. Whether crossing the Black Sea, trekking through Tibet, riding an elephant in India, or hiking through the forests of Papua New Guinea, this thrilling travelogue follows Charley’s travels through extraordinary places via unusual transports. With trademark enthusiasm, dedication, and good humor, Charley tackles his most challenging voyage to date with astounding results.

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"Replete with colorful characters, hair-raising action and enough raw machismo to knock over an elephant."  —Kirkus Reviews on Race to Dakar
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780751541731
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Charley Boorman is the author of Race to Dakar and coauthor with Ewan McGregor of Long Way Down and Long Way Round.

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