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Three months, fifteen thousand miles, and two continents covering some of the world's most inhospitable terrains by motorcycle may have smacked of the impossible. But Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman have just completed this epic journey. Travelling the Long Way Down through Europe and Africa, the pair have defied the elements, crossing the finishing line today in Cape Town, South Africa. Since those first miles in May 2007 in John O'Groats, Scotland, they have ridden through twenty countries, including Libya, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Rwanda. They have encountered and negotiated blinding sandstorms, searing temperatures, dodgy border crossings and extreme riding conditions. In the struggle to keep on schedule, staying on course and staying in touch has been essential and Nokia has played a pivotal role providing the Nokia 6110 for GPS navigation, map checking, web searches, documenting video, and those all important calls back home. The Long Way Down has been an amazing journey and it has been a real privilege to be able to experience these diverse and beautiful places. We've had the opportunity to see such different ways of life to ours and have travelled to remote places very few people have access to. The sense of freedom and exploration has been incredible." says Ewan. "We were both up for an adventure and Africa has certainly given us that," says Charley. "There have been times when it has been unbelievably hard going but that has been countered by amazing riding and extraordinary people. Africa is a country full of undiscovered wonder and we both feel incredibly lucky we've been able to experience this together and to have survived with some brilliant stories to tell." Ewan and Charley have been accompanied during the trip by a camera operator and both have worn cameras fitted to their helmets to capture the trip from the rider's perspective. The pair have supported UNICEF, CHAS and Riders for Health on their travels. A video report from Nokia
7 Aug 2007
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Power Conditioner: *******blog.electricmaninc**** - The power coming into your home travels a long way before it gets to your refrigerator, air conditioner, or any of the other appliances in your home. Electrical current encounters fluxuations and interference from things like other appliances, machinery, and low quality wiring. That "Dirty" power can cause inefficiency and disturbance in your appliances, making them work harder than they need to, and wear out faster than they should.
13 Dec 2011
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Watch the amazing journey of the Iris Florets Suncity. We have traveled a long way which is filled with lot of memories and experiences in this Journey.
31 Mar 2018
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20 Nov 2018
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