Recently, I’ve had a chance to connect with Charley Boorman, co-star of the adventure motorcycling TV series Long Way Round and Long Way Down and shows like Race to Dakar and By Any Means, among others.
I was always a fan of Charley as a motorcyclist and a traveler – but I never realized how much of a down to earth, thoughtful, and generous person he was. The first thing Charley asked me on a phone call to Namibia where he is right now, leading a tour, was “would it be better to Skype, this phone call might get pretty expensive?”. Only a real traveler would be considerate and kind enough to say something like that.
So today, Charley and I are talking about what is the definition of adventure, why Mongolia is a dream destination for an unforgettable motorcycle trip and what’s Charley’s must-haves for a long
Charley, you’ve said before that there is no right or wrong way to go on an adventure.
For you personally, what defines adventure?