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Joanna Lumley's Postcards is an ITV documentary series that looks back at some of her previous adventures, recalling the amazing places, people and things she has encountered on her numerous expeditions abroad and giving new insights into her voyages.Taking in Greece, China, Russia, Egypt, Sudan, Uganda and Mongolia to name just a few, Joanna's travels have been anything but ordinary. She has always thrown herself completely into the culture and history of the places she has visited and has delighted in meeting captivating local characters along the way.This series features Joanna's very own highlights and a personal trip down memory lane, using her journals to provide a new look into the moments she most treasures from her travels.
Joanna Lumley reflects on her mammoth journey across the breadth of Russia to revisit the country she remembers as a young model - from the tense border crossing to drinking gold-flaked vodka with an oligarch.
In episode four, ‘Joanna Lumley's Postcards: Greek Islands', Joanna gives a personal insight into her odyssey across the Greek archipelago. Having - mistakenly - travelled to Poros as a young model, Joanna revisits the landscape that sparked her love affair with the Greek Islands.
Aboard the 'Christianne B', Joanna learns from her host - shipping magnate Captain Sarkos - why the sea is so vital to the Greek people. On the island of Evia, the villagers of Antia engage Joanna in whistled conversation, and on Kos, we discover how Hippocrates' holistic vision of healing shaped the way ancient hospitals were built.
In episode five, ‘Joanna Lumley's Postcards: Trans-Siberian Adventure', Joanna revisits the lands of China and Mongolia aboard the Trans-Siberian Express, where her journey begins in Hong Kong, unrecognisable as one of Joanna's childhood homes, where her father's regiment was stationed.
From there Joanna travels to Beijing, where she discovers how China, while Communist, is embracing Capitalism - as she goes for a cruise in a Rolls Royce Silver Wraith through the streets of the capital. From her journals, Joanna remembers the weirdest restaurant she's visited – a Chairman Mao cabaret – to the ultimate bucket list destination – The Great Wall of China. Joanna walks along the magnificent structure at dawn – a most spectacular sight.
Joanna returns to her adventures travelling to the source of the Nile.
In this episode she explores the second source of the Nile: not the widely imagined Egyptian Nile, known as the White Nile, but instead the Blue Nile which rises in Ethiopia.
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