Long Way Down

Long Way Down

10 Episodes

Two guys take a trip of several months on motorcycles. They travel from the North of Scotland, down through Europe, into Africa, finally winding up in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Long Way Down
  • Gentlemen, Start Your Engines

    Episode 1

    Three years later after their circumnavigation of the world in Long Way Round, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman set off again on their 15,000-mile journey from John O'Groats at the northernmost tip of Scotland to Cape Agulhas.

  • Scotland To Italy

    Episode 2

    After a miserable ride to London, Ewan and Charley push on to France. Despite arduous weather conditions, they must stay on a strict time course.

  • Rome To Tobruk

    Episode 3

    In Rome, Ewan and Charley battle traffic and tensions are high on the ferry ride from Sicily to Tunisia over Charley's dangerous bike stunts.

  • Tobruk To Khartoum

    Episode 4

    Riding through Egypt, the boys doubt whether they will make it to Aswan in time for the ferry. If they miss it, they will be delayed for a week.

  • Sudan To Ethiopia

    Episode 5

    Charley and Ewan are starting to embrace Africa. While still finding the long riding days a strain, tiredness creeps in.

  • Into Kenya

    Episode 6

    In Kenya, the soft sand makes it difficult to keep the bikes upright. But when the terrain finally changes, it causes more problems.

  • Kenya To Rwanda

    Episode 7

    Ewan gets very excited when he sees wild zebras for the first time. Later, they trek to the mountains to see gorillas in their natural habitat.

  • Kigali To Malawi

    Episode 8

    Ewan and Charley visit the home of the president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame. Later, Ewan and his wife Eve are reunited after two months apart.

  • Malawi To Botswana

    Episode 9

    In Malawi, Ewan and Charley see first hand how UNICEF are helping children in the area. Later, Charley decides to do an 111-metre bungee jump.

  • Botswana To Cape Town

    Episode 10

    As Ewan and Charley's exciting adventure comes to an end, the team is overjoyed when they reach their final destination, Cape Town.