Michael Palin and his crew scramble to reach the South Pole as they near the conclusion of their 5-month journey.
Rafting on the Zambezi rapids; Palin meets a witch doctor; South Pole travel arrangements fizzle.
Michael Palin's odyssey takes him across the Serengeti by balloon; a 27-hour train ride over a Tanzanian swamp.
Gallabat; a military escort; Addis Ababa; the Ethiopian Coptic Church; Mount Kenya.
Drought, famine and civil war in the Sudan; crossing the Nubian Desert; slipping past Ethiopian guards.
Palin's odyssey takes him to the Mediterranean, where he visits a Turkish bath, attends a Cypriot wedding and explores the Valley of the Kings.
Ghost villages near Chernobyl; the Dnieper River to the Black Sea; Russian Orthodox Church; homemade vodka.
A blizzard strands Michael Palin at a Scandinavian research center; panning for gold with Laplanders.