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By Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant
Proposing the shuttle Diaries of Karl Pilkington: Adventurer. thinker. Knob head. Karl Pilkington isn’t a fan of vacationing. Given the alternative, he’ll move on vacation to Devon or Wales or, at a push, consume English nutrition on a package deal vacation in Majorca. Which isn’t precisely Michael Palin, is it? So what occurred whilst he was once confident via Ricky Gervais and Stephen service provider to move on an epic experience to work out the Seven Wonders of the realm? trip broadens the brain, correct? You’d imagine so...
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