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Intrepid Journeys - Tibet (Paul Henry)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2004

PG
Parental Guidance

In this full-length Intrepid Journey, Paul Henry brings his straight-talking style to Tibet. Entering Tibet after three days in Kathmandu, Henry encounters dodgy plumbing and the occasional surveillance camera, though he finds a certain romance in the dirt. Henry makes no effort to hide his feelings on yak butter tea, fights altitude sickness en route to Mount Everest base camp, and visits Potala Palace — ex home to the Dalai Lama, now "a mausoleum to old Tibet". For Henry, now is the best time to visit, because "Tibet is being snuffed out. This is just going to be another corner of China."

I'm very grateful that I've come and seen this, because unlike some countries it's not a work in progress, it's a work in destruction. Tibet is being snuffed out.
– Paul Henry reflecting on his trip to Tibet

Key Cast & Crew

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Melanie Rakena

Producer

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Jane Andrews

Producer

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Paul Henry

Presenter

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Pietra Brettkelly

Director

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Mark Chamberlin

Camera

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Kath Graham

Network Executive, Network Executive

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