Long Way Round

Long Way Round

2004 - 2013, Travel, Other
Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman take a three-month motorcycle trip.

Episode Guide

  • Long Way Round - Anchorage to Calgary (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Anchorage to Calgary

    The guys arrive in Alaska and head into Canada, trading their motorcycles for broncos at the Calgary Stampede for the last stretch into New York City.

  • Long Way Round - Yakutsk to Magadan (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Yakutsk to Magadan

    Eastern Russia is beautiful but many roads are impassable due to summer flooding; black bears roaming the countryside looking for food become a problem.

  • Long Way Round - Western Mongolia to Yakutsk (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Western Mongolia to Yakutsk

    After mechanical problems and an accident, Ewan and Charley learn to focus on the surrounding beauty; Charley participates in a wrestling tournament in Ulaan Baatar.

  • Long Way Round - Barnaul to Western Mongolia (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Barnaul to Western Mongolia

    Crossing into Mongolia the landscape evolves from open steppe, finally becoming the vast open plains where Kazakh Yurts and Mongolian Gers live side by side.

  • Long Way Round - Kazakhstan (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    The guys are warmly welcomed by the people of Kazakhstan, but find the roads hostile and are often stopped by police and escorted through dangerous territory.

  • Long Way Round - London to Volgograd (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    London to Volgograd

    Ewan and Charley say their goodbyes and start their trip; first stops are Prague, Slovakia and the Ukraine.

  • Long Way Round - Preparation (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    The planning process includes lessons for kidnap avoidance, fitness training, first aid instruction and vaccinations.

  • Long Way Round - One Year Later (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    One Year Later

    Reflecting on the highlights and lowlights of their journey around the globe.

  • Long Way Round - Canada and USA (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Canada and USA

    On the final leg of the journey to New York City both men are involved in collisions with cars.

  • Long Way Round - Alaska and Canada (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    Alaska and Canada

    Charley and Ewan go kayaking in Prince William Sound, and are overwhelmed by the beautiful scenery and killer whales they see diving through the water.

  • Long Way Round - Siberia (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:


    A grueling drive across the Road of Bones may be too much until a convoy of Russian trucks offer some hope.

  • Long Way Round - Mongolia to Siberia (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    Mongolia to Siberia

    Meeting with runaway children in Mongolia and then to Siberia where a 24-hour train ride turns out to be a bad idea.

  • Long Way Round - Calgary to New York (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Calgary to New York

    Ewan and Charley are involved in car crashes.

  • Long Way Round - Mongolia (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:


    Bad luck occurs when a pair of bikes break down and their support team gets into an auto accident.

  • Long Way Round - Kazakhstan (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:


    Camping out for the first time; 14th century mausoleum; goat polo match.

  • Long Way Round - Europe (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:


    First stop is in Prague and then a simple border crossing turns into a 12-hour nightmare.

  • Long Way Round - Shoving Off (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Shoving Off

    Getting reading to start the journey, everybody scrambles to make last minute plans.

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