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Title Great Continental Railway Journeys: Prague to Munich - Series 2, Ep 5 of 6
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2015
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Description 1 streaming video file (25 min. 14 sec.) ; 151441214 bytes
Series Great Continental Railway Journeys ; Series 2, Episode 5
Summary Michael Portillo is back with a brand new season as he retraces more journeys from George Bradshaw's 1913 Continental Guide.With his 1913 guidebook in hand, Michael Portillo explores the stunning Art Nouveau architecture of the Czech capital. In a cafe popular with artists of the time he discovers the dance craze of the day - the tango - and gamely gives it a go. In the spa of kings, Marienbad, Michael samples the sulphurous waters and wallows in peat and mud. Crossing the border from Bohemia to Bavaria, Michael encounters a fire-breathing dragon in Furth-im-Wald and in Nuremberg he rides German railway history - made in Britain.Arriving in Munich, he finds a blue horse created at the time of his guidebook and discovers an early 20th-century pioneer who laid the foundations for the city's pre-eminence in science and technology today. (From the UK) (Documentary) G CCFollow the conversation on Twitter: #sbsdoco
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2015-05-09 at 19:30:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Railroad travel.
Railroads -- Social aspects.
Social history.
Voyages and travels -- Guidebooks.
Colonies -- Description and travel.
Czech Republic -- Prague.
Germany -- Munich.
Form Streaming video
Author Portillo, Michael, host
Earnshaw, John, contributor
Fletcher, Andy, contributor
Fletcher, Claire, contributor
McBrearty, Helen, contributor
Pennant, Thomas, contributor