Michael Palin explores European countries that were once behind the Iron Curtain.
Michael Palin’s latest voyage of discovery sees him venture into territory once forbidden – the new Europe previously shrouded behind the Iron Curtain. Now that the Iron Curtain has lifted and the Cold War is over, Michael can enjoy a new freedom to roam unhindered across an unexplored swathe of his own continent. From Estonia in the north to Turkey in the south, where Europe reaches out to Asia across the Bosphorus, Michael’s journey takes him through twenty countries. Some Central European, some Eastern European, some straddling continents and all utterly compelling.