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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20070119

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

1/3. The minefields and barbed wire are being transformed into the world's longest nature reserve, but Neil finds that the old tensions are still fresh in many minds

20070126

Neil Oliver walks the Iron Curtain from Trieste on the Adriatic to Lubeck on the Baltic. The barbed wire and minefields which cut Europe in half for 40 years are being replaced by the world's longest nature reserve.

2/3. Neil meets Great Bustards, Roman border guards on the Danube and the ghost of Goethe.

20070202

Neil Oliver walks the Iron Curtain from Trieste on the Adriatic to Lubeck on the Baltic. The watchtowers and barbed wire which divided Europe for 40 years have become the world's longest nature reserve.

3/3. 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.

0120070119

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.

0120070119

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.

0220070126

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

0220070126

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

03 LAST20070202

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.

03 LAST20070202

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.