Personal website of Jonathan Cannovan

I know….it’s been a while….

Posted by: In: Travel 10 Oct 2004 Comments: 0

I’ve been meaning to make some posts for a while now, but I’ve been very busy. I recently started a new job, and prior to that I went on a short holiday to Belgium. I went to see the Belgium Formula 1 Grand Prix in Spa. I stayed in Brussels for four nights. When I wasn’t at the Grand Prix I managed to see some of its sights, including its chocolate museum and the Grand Place. Hopefully, I’ll get some time soon, to add more of my holiday snaps.


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As for today – I went to the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall to see Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman. They were doing a tour to promote promote their new book: Long Way Round. It documents their 20,000 miles motor bike journey around the world. (London to New York, via Russia, Mongolia, Alaska, Canada….).


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It was an entertaining event, with Ewan and Charley explaining why they undertook the journey, their preparations, crashes, the people they met, including local mafia types and Mongolian nomads.


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At the end I got a signed copy of their book, which I’ll start reading once I’ve got through the ten books that I’ve planned to read beforehand. For more info visit their official website.

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