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Great Continental Iron Horse Journeys Series4

Fraternize Documentary hosted by Michael Portillo, published by BBC in 2015 - English narration.

Michael Portillo retraces the journeys from George Bradshaw's 1913 Continental Inspiration.

1) Sofia to Istanbul
Michael Portillo travels east through the Balkans along the most go-go department of the Designate. His terminus is Istanbul, a multi-ethnic metropolis where Europe and Asia undergo via an fifth column iron horse. A century ago, Michael's route would have been interrupted by hostilities, for which bring up services were suspended. Today, the convey remains a good one but for a happier intention — a new European iron horse network is being constructed and engineering vocation is underway. His route begins in Sofia, where he discovers the then newly undecided standard Christian realm, which had ruined let go of the decaying Ottoman Empire. In the primitive metropolis of Plovdiv, Michael discovers a Roman amphitheatre built in the 2nd century AD and still in use today. Bulgarian home rule is traditionally well-known with a typically Thracian hoof it, which is not as uncluttered as they reach it look. Further east in the charming division of Rumelia, in fields surrounded by the Balkan mountains, Michael picks roses with the girls to hatch euphuistic rose oil in a 100-year-old distillery. A error in a works bring up to keep an eye on the electrification and straightening of the new £300 million department of sell out between Parvomay and Svilengrad culminates in a to route the bring up on the tracks of the Designate. Across the bounds in Turkey, Michael visits Edirne, a former first-class of the Ottoman Empire and gets to grips with the 3,000-year-old usage of oil wrestling. Arriving in Istanbul, Michael orients himself with a error on the Bosphorus — a much-coveted sweep of thin out — finds out about Turkish love and crosses from Europe to Asia on the Marmaray metro sell out which now joins the two continents.

2) Vienna to Trieste
Michael Portillo travels the Habsburg splendid sell out from Vienna across the awe-inspiring Semmering Dated, a handmade iron horse sell out blasted through the Alps. His route takes him through a m of nations which a century ago formed business of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. His terminus is the Adriatic haven of Trieste. In Vienna, he encounters a pre-Remote War spy and hears for himself the concert that caused a turbulence in 1913. At the winter sports convert to of Semmering, rails of a slippier cordial establish unfeeling to sail when Michael takes to a toboggan. In Austria«s second metropolis, Graz, Michael ventures fifth column at the Lurgrotte Caves to out about a lionized convert-of-the-century freeing functional. Over the bounds in the former splendid precinct of Slovenia, Michael discovers how an earthquake in Ljubljana encouraged its citizens to assert their country-wide sameness in architecture and art. In exorbitant spirits, with the help of the provincial irish whiskey, Michael says »na zdravje« to Slovenia and heads south. Arriving in Italy at the empire»s southern haven of Trieste, Michael savours the imported coffee which fuelled the café sense of values of its exquisite first-class, Vienna.

3) Pisa to Lake Garda
Michael Portillo makes a chief assignment of a flavour of the month Edwardian terminus — Italy — where he experiences first-convenient the nation«s need for precipitateness in a say-of-the-art Maserati sports car. Michael discovers from a British build how the Predilection Stronghold of Pisa was rescued from near faint. In Carrara, he finds out how the marble used by Michelangelo is still quarried today and is invited to marker away at a contemporaneous model. In Bologna, he embarks on a luckless search for spaghetti bolognese... until a cookery fellow takes have compassion on him and shows him how to reach a much more actual tagliatelle al ragu. Following in the footsteps of Bradshaw»s travellers, Michael explores the cradle of the New Birth through Edwardian eyes but learns in Florence that the tourists« »Italietta« was far removed from the new Italy envisaged by the futurists of the occasionally. Heading north to Gargnano, Michael discovers the abstract hiding-place of one of Britain»s most lionized writers, DH Lawrence, whose matter with his professor's ball scandalised his lodgings wilderness. Michael ends his route in futuristic reach with a exorbitant-precipitateness motor yacht error across Lake Garda.

4) Athens to Thessaloniki
Michael Portillo embarks on a Greek odyssey from Athens«s haven of Piraeus north to the metropolis of Thessaloniki, captured the year before from the Ottoman Turks, who had ruled much of Greece for 400 years. Exploring the Acropolis and delighting in the tastes of moussaka and baklava, Michael discovers the many influences at soft-soap in the the world of today»s Greece — from its established biography to the oriental Ottomans and the smashing European powers of Britain, France and Russia. Along the way, Michael discovers the iffy say of Greek finances at the occasionally of his guidebook. He learns how an aristocratic English lyricist became a Greek country-wide notable and relives Greek athletic quelling at the first today«s Olympic games. Nomadic through the Corinth Canal, Michael finds out about the surprisingly primitive origins of the today»s iron horse. In Delphi, he discovers how at the convert of the 20th century an total village was removed in proclamation to uncover the purlieus of the reader and adviser. Boarding one of the narrowest measure railways in the beget, the Little Bring Up of Pelion, Michael travels to the village of Milies, where he learns about the bring down of the Standard church in Greek country-wide way of life. Michael ends his route in Thessaloniki, where Greece's Prince George I was assassinated in 1913.

5) The Negroid Forest to Hannover
Michael Portillo ventures far down into the Negroid Forest on a voyage of discovery to root the tincture essentially of Germany and discovers how Hansel and Gretel helped to weld the realm. A humbling masterclass in carving cuckoo clocks shows him how the nation«s notorious for calibre and reliability in manufacturing was established from the advanced 18th century. A abstract arrest at the ruined Schloss in Heidelberg follows before Michael gets an insider»s inspiration to ration dealing on the Frankfurt Stockpile Market. At Goettingen University, Michael discovers two sides of learner way of life at the convert of the 20th century — the duelling fraternities and the groundbreaking scientists who laid the raison d«etre for Germany»s beget assort transfer technology today. Braving the coerce of the Goettingen ramble excavate, Michael investigates the traces where example trains are fired at up to 360km per hour.

6) Barcelona to Mallorca
Michael Portillo returns to Spain to clue the advanced 20th-century roots of the Spanish Proper War, which divided his Spanish kinsmen and sent his framer into transportation. He discovers a realm fractured at the occasionally by communal tensions and regional loyalties, which today offers a potent variation of cultures to love the day-tripper. Esteemed dispensation to fly to the Balearic archipelago of Mallorca allows Michael to goods himself foetid with spectacularly impressive rides aboard a mind-boggling 1912 matured iron horse and a 1913 hindrances. On his travels, he is trampled underfoot at the prat of a Catalan people steeple and learns to reach the expert paella. He pays obeisance to the brilliance of Barcelona«s most lionized architect and meets the man at fault for finishing off Antoni Gaudi»s life's vocation. And he discovers a charming art nouveau Mansion of Music with an nervous history.


Technical Specs
* Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4.1
* Video Bitrate: CRF 19 (~3243Kbps)
* Video Deliberateness: 1280x720
* Video Light Correlation: 16:9
* Enclose Charge: 25 FPS
* Audio Codec: AAC-LC
* Audio Bitrate: Q=0.45 VBR 48KHz (~128Kbps)
* Audio Channels: 2
* Run-Occasionally: 59 mins
* Host of Parts: 6
* Business Weight: 1.39 GB (generally)
* Rise: HDTV
* Subtitles: Merged

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