Pole to Pole

Pole to Pole

1993, Travel, Other
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Episode Guide

  • Pole to Pole - Bitter End (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Bitter End

    Michael Palin and his crew scramble to reach the South Pole as they near the conclusion of their 5-month journey.

  • Pole to Pole - Evil Shadow (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Evil Shadow

    Rafting on the Zambezi rapids; Palin meets a witch doctor; South Pole travel arrangements fizzle.

  • Pole to Pole - Plains and Boats and Trains (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Plains and Boats and Trains

    Michael Palin's odyssey takes him across the Serengeti by balloon; a 27-hour train ride over a Tanzanian swamp.

  • Pole to Pole - Crossing the Line (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Crossing the Line

    Gallabat; a military escort; Addis Ababa; the Ethiopian Coptic Church; Mount Kenya.

  • Pole to Pole - Shifting Sands (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Shifting Sands

    Drought, famine and civil war in the Sudan; crossing the Nubian Desert; slipping past Ethiopian guards.

  • Pole to Pole - Mediterranean Maze (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Mediterranean Maze

    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.

  • Pole to Pole - Russian Steps (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Russian Steps

    Ghost villages near Chernobyl; the Dnieper River to the Black Sea; Russian Orthodox Church; homemade vodka.

  • Pole to Pole - Cold Start (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Cold Start

    A blizzard strands Michael Palin at a Scandinavian research center; panning for gold with Laplanders.