Iron Curtain Goes Wild

Neil Oliver walks the Iron Curtain from Trieste on the Adriatic to Lubeck on the Baltic.

The minefields and barbed wire are being transformed into the world's longest nature reserve.

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Neil Oliver walks the Iron Curtain from Trieste on the Adriatic to Lubeck on the Baltic.

The minefields and barbed wire are being transformed into the world's longest nature reserve.Neil finds that the old tensions are still fresh in many minds.

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Neil meets Great Bustards, Roman border guards on the Danube and the ghost of Goethe.

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Neil travels through the once divided city of Berlin on the way to Lubeck, where so many East Germans perished attempting the deceptively short swim from East to West.