All six episodes of the BBC series following Michael Palin as he retraces his footsteps across the Persian Gulf. In the autumn of 1988, Michael Palin set out to circumnavigate the world, following the route taken by Phileas Fogg in the epic novel of 1873. His journey became a great 20th-century adventure that was made into a BBC television series. 20 years later, Palin returns to the scene of one of the most memorable sequences of the series - the journey across the Arabian Sea from Dubai to Mumbai in a traditional dhow. Can he trace the men with whom he forged a special bond, and on whom his life depended two decades ago?