Mark returns to South Africa for the first time in almost three years since he got caught in a lockdown in Durban in 2020.
Mark watches two opulent, historical Bollywood movies and finds the nationalistic sentiment mirrored in current politics.
Mark meets with representatives of the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) of India and learns how its introduction has impacted farmers
Mark travels to Kerala state in Southern India and visits "India's Venice" Alappuzha.
Mark visits Malaysia shortly after the 2018 elections that saw the ruling party defeated for the first time since British Independence.