Barging Across Europe

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19940708]

It's taken 1,200 years to create, but there is now a way of crossing the whole of the Continent by water - from North Sea to Black Sea.

Peter Day made the trip, and his six-part journey begins in Holland, where the Dutch can't resist tampering with the land they made with their own hands.

Producer Neil Koenig

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940708]

Unknown: Black Sea.

Producer: Neil Koenig

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940710]

I It has taken 1,200 years to create, but there is now a way of crossing the whole of the Continent by water - from North Sea to Black Sea. Peter Day made the trip, and his six-part journey begins in Holland.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940715]

For the first time, big boats are climbing up through the hills of central Germany along an extraordinary canal, first attempted nearly 1,200 years ago by the Emperor Charlemagne. Where he failed, Peter Day succeeds.... on the second leg of his watery journey from the North Sea to the Black Sea.

Producer Neil Koenig.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940715]

Producer: Neil Koenig.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940717]

For the first time, big boats are climbing through the hills of central Germany along an extraordinary canal, first attempted 1,200 years ago by Emperor Charlemagne. Peter Day continues on his watery journey from the North Sea to the Black Sea.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940722]

Peter Day continues histripfrom North Sea to Black Sea through Vienna, a city which seems to have shrugged off its weighty past. Here he meets artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Producer Neil Koenig

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940722]

Artist: Friedensreich Hundertwasser.

Producer: Neil Koenig

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940724]

Peter Day reaches Vienna.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940729]

Peter Day continues his journey along the new route linking the North Sea and the Black Sea. This week, a new country and an old one: the Danube separates Slovakia and Hungary, but can it keep them apart?

Producer Neil Koenig

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940729]

Unknown: Peter Day

Producer: Neil Koenig

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940731]

Peter Day continues his journey along the waterways of the Continent.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940731]

Unknown: Peter Day

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940805]

Serbia is blockaded by the United Nations. On his way down the Danube through what used to be Yugoslavia, Peter Day encounters frontier police and customs officers from the Western European Union. Producer Neil Koenig

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940805]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940807]

Peter Day reaches the former Yugoslavia.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940812]

Almost2,000 miles from his starting point, Peter Day ends his watery journey across Europe in the wilderness of the Danube Delta. On the way, he encounters post-Communist Romania and Bulgaria.

Producer Neil Koenig

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940812]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940814]

Peter Day ends his watery journey across Europe in the bird-inhabited vastness of the Danube delta.