Palin and company search for a way to reach the South Pole.
Rafting on the Zambezi rapids; Palin meets a witch doctor; South Pole travel arrangements fizzle.
Game drives in the Masai Mara; hot-air ballooning over the Serengeti; Ngorongoro Crater trek.
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.
Istanbul; Florence Nightingale's lamp; an astrologer; wedding in Cyprus; Temple of Karnak.
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.