Starring: Michael Palin
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Includes Over 120 Minutes Of Bonus Footage
|Hot on the heels of his adventures in the Sahara, Michael Palin takes on the abode of snow and begins a 2000-mile journey across this mighty and majestic region of Asia. Encountering extremes of wealth and poverty, altitude and freezing cold, he once again brings his unique wit, charm and wisdom to each of 6 episodes. Along the way he encounters, among many others, the Dalai Lama, the Bhutanese Royal Family and the once feared head hunting tribe of the Konyak. While on his travels he passes through Afghanistan, across India to the feared Death Zone near the base of Mount Everest and then onto the Bhutanese capital before arriving in the Bay of Bengal.|
Editor's NoteFilmed throughout the stunning Himalayan countryside, this geographical guide consists of six episodes. MONTY PYTHON star Michael Palin invites viewers to join him as he treks 2000 miles through the Himalayan region of Asia, encountering everyone including the Dalai Lama, the Bhutanese Royal Family, and the notorious head-hunting tribe of the Konyak. Throughout his travels, Palin offers witty and well-informed commentary on the varying degrees of wealth, poverty, and environmental challenges that are part of the Himalayan experience.
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