A photographic record of Michael Palin's journey across the Sahara, accompanying the major BBC television series "Sahara". Covering nine countries, Pao's photographs capture the magical appeal of the region, and the diverse range of landscapes, cultures and peoples it is home to.
"Inside Sahara" features over 300 breathtaking photographs taken by Basil Pao during his journey with Michael Palin across the world's largest desert. Covering nine countries, Pao's photographs expertly capture the magical appeal of the region, and the extraordinarily diverse range of landscapes, cultures and peoples it is home to. Intimate shots of Michael and his film crew at work and relaxing 'off-air' give a fascinating insight into the making of the TV series. The photographs are preceded by an introduction written by Michael Palin.
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Michael Palin established his reputation with MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS and RIPPING YARNS. His work also includes several films with Monty Python, as well as THE MISSIONARY, A PRIVATE FUNCTION, an award-winning performance as the hapless Ken in A FISH CALLED WANDA and, more recently, AMERICAN FRIENDS and FIERCE CREATURES. His television credits include two films for the BBC's GREAT RAILWAY JOURNEYS, the plays EAST OF IPSWICH and NUMBER 27, and Alan Bleasdale's GBH. He has written books to accompany his six very successful travel series, AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, POLE TO POLE, FULL CIRCLE, HEMINGWAY ADVENTURE, SAHARA and HIMALAYA. He is also the author of a number of children's stories, the play THE WEEKEND and the novel HEMINGWAY'S CHAIR. Basil Pao took up photography in 1980, since when his work has appeared in books and magazines all over the world. Michael Palin is one of the most popular comic figures of our time, his exploits with the Monty Python team being the stuff of legend. It is as the adventurous traveller of his major television series, however, that he has acquired a vast and loyal following.
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Countries visited include:; Gibraltar; Morocco; Algeria; Polisario - Western Sahara; Mauritania; Senegal; Mali; Niger; Libya; Tunisia
Inside Sahara: The Photographs by Michael Palin
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