TORONTO, November 8 /CNW/ - Burgess Productions' new series titled,
"ODYSSEY: Driving Around the World" premieres Nov 13th on OLN Canada.
Experience the true journey of life on the global road with a team of 7 young
professionals who dropped everything for the adventure of a lifetime ...
Tuesday at 9:00pm EST. Episode 1, "The Launch", kicks off the 13-part
character-based adventure series. www.odysseyshow.com
Equipped with 3 specialized Land Rovers, 7 adventure-hungry team members
depart from California on year-long, 41,000-mile expedition through tropical
jungles, scorching deserts, and snow covered peaks. Watch tensions run high in
Panama when the team is stuck on the side of the road. Spend New Years Eve in
Guayaquil, Ecuador where they explode effigies with the locals, and see what
happens when the team runs out of gas in the Atacama Desert (Chile). They are
the first foreigners to cross Myanmar (Burma) in over 50 years. But driving
the world is not always smooth sailing. They get detained in India, deported
from China and sent back into Pakistan. In Episode 11 they meet personally
with the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, where he wishes the team good luck
on their journey. Venturing to the far corners of the globe, through 26
different countries, the team members find their minds and spirits pushed to
"When we got to East India, we were under armed guard due to the
separatist activity there. At one point, we had 23 guards with machine guns
and three armoured vehicles with top-mounted guns with us." - Adam Burgess
See images, journals and route details about their adventure at
Produced & Directed by Adam Burgess
Guest Appearances include travel writer Rolf Potts, actor Michael J. Fox,
and director of The Titanic James Cameron.
Narrated by UK's "GAZ" of Chiltern FM radio
Watch Odyssey: Driving Around the World on OLN Canada, The Extreme Sports
Channel UK (Sky 419 Virgin 527), National Geographic Adventure Channel, Drive
TV Russia and soon on LifeOne UK (Sky 197)
Odysssey is currently available for US distribution.
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