Full Circle With Michael Palin : Malaysia; Indonesia (1998)

Genres - Travel  |   Sub-Genres - Armchair Travel, Guided Travel  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |  
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In this PBS travel series, host Michael Palin traverses the Sula Seas, once infested with pirates, and now the base for guerrillas fighting in the Philippines. Full Circle With Michael Palin: Borneo and Indonesia covers the rain forests of Borneo, where Palin and his crew meet up with orangutans and Sarawak former head-hunters. He goes on to Jakarta and then to Java, where he climbs Mount Bromo, a still-active volcano. Before leaving, he works with shadow puppets, picks and tastes the local tea, and tries to decipher the messages carved on the giant monument Borobodur.

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Borneo, family, Indonesia, monument, traveling, volcano, work [occupation]