Himalaya With Michael Palin

Annapurna to Everest

  • Season 1
  • , Episode 3  | 
  • Aired: 6/27/2005
    • Length: 58:58
    • Plays: ???
Synopsis >

In the western part of the Kingdom of Nepal, in the foothills of the great 8,000m peaks of Annapurna and Daulagiri, intrepid traveller Michael Palin accompanies Lieutenant Colonel Adrian Griffith, commander of the British Gurkha in Nepal, on the annual recruitment drive.Michael Palin has reached the second highest mountain in the world, K2 (8,611m), but there is no passage to India here. A high-level stand-off between the Pakistani and Indian armies means that he has to detour south into the Punjab to the only official crossing point between the two countries.

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