Trevor McDonalds Indian Train Adventure: Series.1
Following his travelogues on the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Mississippi, Las Vegas and last years visit to South Africa, the former newsman embarks on yet another epic journey this week in ITVs two-parter Trevor McDonalds Indian Train Adventure.
The first part of the journey takes Trevor to Mumbai and New Delhi, and he witnesses the contrasting nature of a growing economic superpower which still has high levels of poverty.
In the second part of his eight-day journey on the Maharajas Express, Sir Trevor sees how the former jewel of the Empire is now overtaking Britain as an economic superpower. Along the way, he visits an unusual temple where the locals worship rats, visits the Taj Mahal, and reveals the shocking extent of pollution that threatens the future of the monument. He concludes his journey at the very spot where Mahatma Gandhi – the man who led India to independence – was assassinated.