This 2004 BBC television series records comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin's six-month trip across the Himalaya mountain range, covering an amazingly diverse range of cultures and ... See full summary »
This 2004 BBC television series records comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin's six-month trip across the Himalaya mountain range, covering an amazingly diverse range of cultures and environments in various countries. It includes 1° North by Northwest - Pakistan's tribal province, featuring Khyber Pass, Peshawar, Gilgit, Chitral and K2; 2° A Passage to India - Lahore (still in Muslim Pakistan), and in its mainly Hindu rival India: Amritsar, Shimla, Dharamsala (meeting with the Dalai Lama) and Srinagar; 3°Annapurna to Everest - Nepal (the capital Kathmandu, meeting with King Gyanendra, and Annapurna Mountain; includes a scare involving the Maoist rebels in the Gurkha recruiting area) and Tibet (administered as a Chinese province: Pokhara and the Everest base camp on the northern side). 4° The Roof of the World - Tibet's capital Lhasa and in China's Qinghai province Yushu. 5° Leaping Tiger, Naked Nagas - from China's Yunnan province to India's Nagaland state - features Kunming, ... Written by
Himalaya was one of the best 2 watch on discovery.
I watched Palin"s , HIMALAYA , recently on discovery last week. It was the excellent one showing all cultures n tradition beautifully.I was unaware of all his documentaries n about him also.The best part i like was of Dharamshala n meeting with Holiness DALAI LAMA.I wished i would b with him in dharmshala n seeking his blessings 4 one of my friend who is Hiv+.I m a student n really adore all such programmes regarding travel , culture n different traditions. I will catch all his past documentaries soon n shall wait 4 his next programme eagerly as i genuially love "HIMALAYA".
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