Pole to Pole

  • 1992
  • TV Show
  • None

A six-month trek from the North Pole to the South Pole via Scandinavia, Russia and Africa.

Season 1, Episode 5 Crossing the Line

Crossing through Ethiopia to avoid a Sudanese civil war, Palin and his fellow travelers travel with an armed escort to the ancient city of Gondar, home to millenia of Ethiopian emperors. They then trek south toward the border-town of Moyale, a trip highlighted by a stop at Lake Tana, source of the Blue Nile.