Two friends live out a shared dream: to travel to the farthest corners of the earth and conquer one of the world’s greatest challenges. From climbing the highest peak in the Arctic, to following in Laurence of Arabia’s footsteps across the Jordanian desert, or swimming with humpbacked whales in the Pacific, each adventure will stretch the couple and their relationship to the limits. The journey will be long, uncomfortable and, at times, a real test of stamina. But the destination is sure to make the previous hardships worth the while.
People taking part in the adventures include Minnie Driver, Ian Wright and Vinnie Jones and their friends/partners. They’ll be coming at the challenge from different perspectives – through a generation gap, profession, upbringing or even simply gender. All set against some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.
It won’t be easy: two-man tents, temperature extremes, mood swings, mechanical problems and unreadable maps. But it’ll all be worth it when they realise they’ve finally achieved their dream – together.... Read more.