This collection contains all of Michael Palin’s travel series from Around the World in 80 Days
to his return two decades years later in Around the World in 20 years
. Travelling by train, boat, camel, balloon, dog sled and many other forms of transport, Michael Palin has visited over a hundred countries and travelled over a hundred thousand miles. From crossing the International Date Line to swimming in the Zambesi or singing with the Pacific Fleet Choir, these series take us to the most fascinating places, introduce us to many incredible people and reveal many of the world’s most magnificent sights – all in the company of the nation’s favourite travel guide.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2.4 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( Mono ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Box Set, Interactive Menu, Multi-DVD Set, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Every episode from the nine travel series Michael Palin has filmed for the BBC over the 20-year period from 1989 to 2009. The sreies comprise: 'Great Railway Journeys', 'Around the World in 80 Days', 'Around the World in 20 Years', 'Pole to Pole', 'Full Circle', 'Hemingway Adventure', 'Sahara', 'Himalaya' and 'New Europe'. Great Railway Journeys (1994) Around the World in 80 Days (1989) Pole to Pole (1992) Full Circle with Michael Palin (1997) Hemingway Adventure (1999) Sahara with Michael Palin (2002) Himalaya with Michael Palin (2004) New Europe (2007) Around the World in 20 Years (2008) SCREENED/AWARDED AT: BAFTA Awards, ...Travels with Michael Palin - 20-DVD Box Set ( Great Railway Journeys / Around the World in 80 Days / Pole to Pole / Full Circle / Hemingway Adventure / Sahara / Himalaya / New Europe / Around the World in 20 Years )