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Simple. Our intrepid Michael Palinesque presenter has to travel
the world, arriving in each country on the day of one its national
preferably, peculiar) festivals. Participation is obligatory.
Today, the Casting of the Goats on Pitcairn Island. Two days later
(after a telegenically
fraught voyage), the celebration of the
Twelfth in Scotland, then a mad dash to the Yawatan Peninsula as
celebrate their sultan's official birthday...
With an average of just over 4 days per festival (including travel
time), the preparations and post-festivity court hearings could
form part of the charm.
World Festivals & Events Calendars
[Jinbish, Jan 25 2011]
||"What?! I've been booked into *two* ritual
||"Yes, but the good news is you've got National Sex Change
Day between them, so it works out quite well."
||Around the world in a trebuchet.
||Do try and focus, Ian dear.
||If the entire journey were to be made once forward,
and then repeated again backwards by doing the
journey in reverse, it would make sense to harbour
or store all the means of transport in large buildings
so that theyre ready for the reverse journey. These
could be named Michael Palindromes.
||Surely it would be the building that was called the
||Yes, but you say Michael before it.