Sahara with Michael Palin

A series in which Michael Palin explores nine fascinating countries and their cultures during a trek across the Sahara Desert.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (2002 - 2002)
Schedule: Sundays at 19:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Travel
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Previous Episode

Dire Straits

Episode 1x04; Nov 3, 2002

Series charting Michael Palin's trek across the Sahara Desert. Michael arrives at the border of Niger and Algeria, the most desolate crossing, and then turning north Michael passes through the mountains of theHoggar massif before pausing in the oil a

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Dire StraitsNov 3, 2002
1x03: Absolute DesertOct 27, 2002
1x02: Destination TimbuktuOct 20, 2002
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