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[Reading] ➬ New Europe ➳ Michael Palin – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us

New Europe Reading New Europe Michael Palin Horsebackridinggeorgia.us Until The Early 1990s, Travelling Behind The Iron Curtain Was Never Easy In Undertaking His New Journey Through Eastern Europe, Breathing In Its Rich History, Filming Its Sights And Talking To Its Diverse People, Michael Palin Fills What Has Been A Void In His Own Experience And That Of Very Many Of His Own Generation.

[Reading] ➬ New Europe  ➳ Michael Palin – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us
  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • New Europe
  • Michael Palin
  • English
  • 18 April 2017
  • 0753823977

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➬ New Europe ➳ Michael Palin – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us


  1. says:

    I was a teenager when the Berlin wall came down and so my geography lessons learned in school were about a world where countries such as the USSR and Czechoslovakia existed Unfortunately, as an adult, I never took the time to learn about these both New and very, very old Countries of Europe that have emerged now that communism has lost much of its stronghold Fortunately for me, this is now changing as in my work we are beginning to collaborateandwith these formerly Soviet countries I was a teenager when the Berlin wall came down and so my geography lessons learned in school were about a world where countries such as the USSR and Czechoslovakia existed Unfortunately, as an adult, I never took the time to learn about these both New and very, very old Countries of Europe that have emerged now that communism has lost much of its stronghold Fortunately for me, this is now changing as in my work we are beginning to collaborateandwith these formerly Soviet countries thanks to the EU So I guess I really should have read this book a long time ago as, for instance, it might have helped to know a little about Albania before we started that collaboration last year.Written in 2006 7 Michael Pailin visited a lot the countries he t...


  2. says:

    This is true to form of Palin s other, well known travel books He travels pretty quickly through a lot of places, and touches on them briefly in his books, accompanied by good photographs to illustrate his story In each place he picks an interesting place, or person, or event, and focusses on that primarily for the chapter on that city It is successful in a fairly light way, and I often find that Palin s introduction is where he does his deepest theorising New Europe is Palin s effort to cat This is true to form of Palin s other, well known travel books He travels pretty quickly through a lot of places, and touches on them briefly in his books, accompanied by good photographs to illustrate his story In each place he picks an interesting place, or person, or event, and focusses on that primarily for the chapter on that city It is successful in a fairly light way, and I often find that Palin s introduction is where he does his deepest theorising New Europe is Palin s effort to catch up with those countries in Europe Eastern Europe mainly which have undergone the most change in the last decade Completed in 2007, it is hard to reconcile that this book is already 10 years out of date.He touches on twenty countries, across a book approx 280 pages long, gives about 14 pages each, around a third of ...


  3. says:

    For 123 days in 2006 and 2007, Michael Palin visited 20 countries that, except for Turkey, were formerly part of either Yugoslavia or the USSR He covered some twelve thousand miles beginning in Slovenia, then moving down the Adriatic, through Turkey, swinging north to the remaining Balkans, on to Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic, then hopping up to the Baltics, then Poland, and finally to what used to be East Germany The cultures of these places are as old as any So the title, New E For 123 days in 2006 and 2007, Michael Palin visited 20 countries that, except for Turkey, were formerly part of either Yugoslavia or the USSR He covered some twelve thousand miles beginning in Slovenia, then moving down the Adriatic, through Turkey, swinging north to the remaining Balkans, on to Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic, then hopping up to the Baltics, then Poland, and finally to what used to be East Germany The cultures of these places are as old as any So the title, New Europe, only makes sense to a post WWII frame of mind And that topic, what it used to be like under communism, is the typical conversation.The ironic, Monty Python esque Palin ...


  4. says:

    New Europe by Michael Palin is the companion book to the TV series of the same name which was filmed in 2006 and early 2007 As the name suggests, Palin visits those countries in what used to be called Eastern Europe, as they look increasingly to the west and inclusion within the European Union Told with Palin s usual witty style, this is an enjoyable whirlwind tour that takes you through 20 countries that once were on the other side of the iron curtain.Starting out in the Julian Alps on the bo New Europe by Michael Palin is the companion book to the TV series of the same name which was filmed in 2006 and early 2007 As the name suggests, Palin visits those ...


  5. says:

    An excellent read There were times when MP dippedinto the tourist aspect of a New Europe rather than the political aspect of a New Europe, but both were well represented The stories range from the comic to th...


  6. says:

    Michael Palin s account of his travels to the countries of Eastern and Central Europe which were once behind the iron curtain is interesting enough,though I didn t find it as compelling as two of his other books,Himalaya and Sahara.The voyage takes him to twenty one countries,most of them sharing a communist past and many of them now part of the European Union.The sheer number of countries visited doesn t allow for detailed exploration but there are some memorable bits,including his visits to Au Michael Palin s account of his travels to the countries of Eastern and Central Europe which were once behind the iron curtain is interesting enough,though I didn t find it as compe...


  7. says:

    Michael Palin is a legend, an all round national treasure And this account of his travels around the former Commie states New Europe increased my curiosity and fascination all the , and only fed my wanderlust He is a wit too well, Monty Python of course One of my favourite parts We take a coffee break at the self consciously literary Caf Wilde, who published the first medical textbooks in Estonian This doesn t stop them having a bronze sculpture of Oscar Wilde, seated on a bench Michael Palin is a legend, an all round national treasure And this account of his travels around the former Commie states New Europe increased my curiosity and fascination all the , and only fed my wanderlust He is a wit too well, Monty Python of course One of my favourite parts We take a coffee break at the self conscio...


  8. says:

    Despite some big historical inaccuracies about Bulgaria which I couldn t help noticing as a Bulgarian, it was a somehow enjoyable read I don t know how much of the historical facts about the other countries included might ha...


  9. says:

    is a book of a TV programme, made in 2006 7 by Palin as one of his travelogue series, taking in all the former Communist countries of Eastern Europe, plus Turkey, minus most of Russia represented briefly by Kaliningrad An average of 14 pages per country doesn t get you very much insight, especially since in several cases he h...


  10. says:

    Entertaining, but not as witty as I had hoped.

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