Michael Palin: Around the World in 80 Days

Season 1 Episode 5

Oriental Express

Aired Unknown Feb 04, 1990 on BBC
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Michael's connection in Hong Kong, has already sailed, but speeding through the roads of Singapore brings him to his first mega-size container ship. He spends the next few days dodging three typhoon systems in the South China Sea before arriving in Hong Kong. Michael pauses long enough to be savaged by a cockatoo before hurling himself across China by train, in the hope of catching up some time.moreless

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