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Leaping Tigers, Naked Nagas

Michael Palin continues his Himalayan trek. Palin reaches the easternmost end of the Himalayas, exploring medieval Lijiang.

Michael Palin continues his Himalayan trek.

Following the Yangtze along Tiger Leaping Gorge into Yunnan in China, Palin reaches the easternmost end of the Himalayas.

He gets a medical check-up before exploring medieval Lijiang with the director of the local orchestra. Heading across Myanmar to Nagaland in India he rides the steam train to Tipong Coalmine.

In Assam he rides an elephant and then stays in a strange monastery.

59 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Michael Palin
Producer John-Paul Davidson

Broadcasts

  • Thu 10 Apr 2008 20:00
  • Sun 26 Aug 2012 19:00
  • Mon 27 Aug 2012 02:40
  • Mon 31 Mar 2014 15:15
  • Tue 19 Jul 2016 16:10
  • Fri 12 Jan 2018 13:15
  • Fri 12 Jan 2018 14:15
  • Sat 27 Feb 2021 20:00
  • Sun 28 Feb 2021 01:30

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