By Leo Cutting, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Michael Palin is surely one of the world’s most well-traveled television presenters, as the former Monty Python star admits, he has become famous for being “the man who’s been everywhere.” Yet in 25 years of making travel documentaries for the BBC, it is only now that Palin has gotten around to visiting Brazil.
As was the case at the height of his comedy career, Palin’s timing is immaculate. The arrival of “Brazil with Michael Palin” on TV screens in the UK and Australia signals the beginning of . . .