Himalaya with Michael Palin

The Roof of the World

Series 1 - Episode 4 The Roof of the World

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Summary

Following his adventures at Everest Base Camp, the intrepid traveller leaves the mountains behind and moves on to Tibet. Here he discovers that, while there may be an increasing Chinese influence, religion is once again being tolerated. He visits the Potala Palace, the spectacular monasteries of Tashilunpo and takes a dip in a hot spring. From there he continues his journey with a family of nomads heading to a summer horse festival in Yushu.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Michael Palin
Director John Paul Davidson
Producer John Paul Davidson
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