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Charley Boorman, United Kingdom

Posted by: Charley Boorman | Date posted: 05/05/2007

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'I really like to travel. I love it. Otherwise, I wouldn't be doing this! But I really love travelling with GPS and camping gear and gadgets and stuff when you’re doing a trip like this.'

Career highlight: The highlight of my motorbike career was definitely riding the Dakar Rally in 2006, and having the story made into a TV show and DVD called 'Race to Dakar.'

First bike: The first bike I rode was a monkey bike at 7, but the first bike I ever bought with my own money was a Yamaha DT 100, that I got when I was 13.

Greatest Long Way Round moment: Sharing a tent with Ewan. Then getting my own tent away from Ewan. I'm looking forward to having my own sleeping accommodation for Long Way Down.

Greatest biking music: 'Whatever Happened to My Rock 'n' Roll?' by the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

Ambition for Long Way Down: My real ambition for Long Way Down is to get everyone home safely.

What kind of traveller?: I really like to travel. I love it. Otherwise, I wouldn't be doing this! But I really love travelling with GPS and camping gear and gadgets and stuff when you're doing a trip like this.

See below for the comments left for Charley during the trip.

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  • At 05:43:55 PM on 08/05/2007, Jo (London) wrote:

    Good luck guys!

    Good luck guys! Stay safe out there. Have an amazing adventure and I look forward to seeing what you get up too!

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  • At 06:15:11 PM on 08/05/2007, Jo (London) wrote:

    Mon 18.13 M

    Have a great time guys, can't wait to find out what you're getting up to

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  • At 11:31:08 AM on 09/05/2007, Simon (London) wrote:

    Weather

    Hey guys, watch out for those roads. It's likely to rain later.

    Good luck

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  • At 12:04:14 PM on 11/05/2007, corin (london) wrote:

    Have a great trip

    Good luck guys, have a fab trip.

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  • At 02:44:01 PM on 11/05/2007, Wendy Bumgardner (Tualatin, OR) wrote:

    Go Guys!

    I loved Long Way Round - there is nothing better than Ewan and Charley being Ewan and Charley, plus Claudio and the rest of the team. You made fans of all of my friends, too! Here's wishing you exciting but ultimately safe adventures in Long Way Down.

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  • At 03:04:35 PM on 11/05/2007, Lindsey (London) wrote:

    Easy riders!!!!

    You boys are legends, have fun and stay safe.

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  • At 03:08:10 PM on 11/05/2007, Paul East (Bagshot) wrote:

    If you're passing

    If you're passing sunny Bagshot feel free to drop in for a cuppa! Good luck.

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  • At 03:39:44 PM on 11/05/2007, ashley ditum (NEWBURY) wrote:

    good luck

    good luck and a safe journey.

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  • At 04:35:55 PM on 11/05/2007, Barbara (Watford) wrote:

    Beginnings

    Have a fantastic time and enjoy yourselves to the max.

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  • At 05:22:45 PM on 11/05/2007, Dorothy L'Heureux (Orangevale Ca.) wrote:

    Safe Journey

    Been in Kenya. Wonderful people,spectacular animals but some bad roads. Glad to see the full team is back.Take care of one another. My prayers are with you.

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