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Great Continental Railway Journeys 

Michael Portillo travels across the European continent with his handy Bradshaw guide book. Looking at history and trying 21st century things that changed since before The Great War...
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Michael Portillo travels across the European continent with his handy Bradshaw guide book. Looking at history and trying 21st century things that changed since before The Great War...

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8 November 2012 (UK) See more »

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[introduction to each episode]
Michael Portillo: I'm embarking on a new railway adventure that will take me across the heart of Europe. I'll be using this - my Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, dated 1913 - which opened up an exotic world of foreign travel for the British tourist. It told travellers where to go, what to see, and how to navigate the thousands of miles of tracks criss-crossing the Continent. Now, a century later, I'm using my copy to reveal an era of great optimism and energy, where technology,...
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a great documentary.
4 January 2019 | by boccardolucaSee all my reviews

Great Continental Railway Journeys, it's an entertaining documentary, wich shows many european cities and place, it's funny, and shows cities wich deserve more popoluarity but are unknown from most of the tourist.


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