The BEST episodes of Full Circle with Michael Palin
Every episode of Full Circle with Michael Palin ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Full Circle with Michael Palin!
Michael Palin's journey through all the countries bordering the Pacific Ocean was anything but 'pacific' as blizzards, Bogotá's Bullet Street and Alaskan abandonment pushed him and the crew to the limit. But there was time for adventure including crawling through the Viet Cong's Cu Chi tunnels, sharing a feast with headhunters in Borneo and helicoptering into New Zealand's Tasman glacier.
#3 - Bolivia and Peru
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/26/1997
Now he visits Lake Titicaca and then into Peru, visiting Cuzco and Machu Picchu and then into the jungle for a multi-day canoe journey. This is an excellent part of the journey with more adventure and interesting locations.
#7 - Borneo and Java
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/5/1997
By Ship to Borneo and then on into Malaysia, visiting native villages inland and then to Indonesia where he travels the length of Java and runs into some trouble.
#8 - Japan and Korea
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/14/1997
This episode focuses on his time in Japan including visiting the Kodo Drummers, and Korea including the border area with North Korea. This episode seemed much more touristy than other series. Not so much adventure, more just travelling.Watch Now:Amazon
#10 - Vietnam and the Philippines
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/28/1997
Hanoi, Da Nang, Hue, the Mekong Delta, Saigon and then on to the Philippines including Manila, Zamboanga and faith healers.