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the church you know the evil feeling that you feel when you fight. the apostles. are stopping. your. rock and religion the clash that brings many parallels to light. are there to really soon be reconcilable come to. love him or. starts august nineteenth t.w. . miner want to welcome to our highlight show with the best picks of the week i'm your host meghan lee here's a look at what we've gotten store for you today. the dream caribbean island with
a disgusting scene european clam. cool county council activities medieval homes in romania. and trip of a lifetime eighteen year olds travel europe perri. we kick off the show with a trip to the caribbean now your max normally only highlights culture and lifestyle in europe but our next report will take us to a group of islands that have a strong affiliation with european countries or off to the lesser antilles and they are politically associated with britain france and the netherlands so pack your bags for some international island hopping. the plane touches down in dutch territory but seven thousand kilometers from amsterdam. this is sin to martin in the lesser antilles islands a sun worshippers paradox. simply martin is part of the netherlands vacationers
here can look forward to sun sand and duty free shopping. and they can pay in and tuning gazers in peak season up to ten cruise ships a day dock at the island just beyond the deep water for travellers can get a taste of amsterdam the cheese the city. i always grew up with still a of cheese on my sandwich with some jam for reversal sweets of salted with combination. hot sauce so that's where we also offer that sort of people taste a lot of people still want to come in. and they are suits hot sauce or cheese but why not try it and they like it. a shop sells fifty different types of cheese. she grew up here and loves the diversity of cultural influences in the caribbean.
this is not. the majority of st martin's population are descended from african slaves and dutch colonialists added to the mix are the french who've been sharing the island's ninety square kilometers with the dutch since sixteen forty eight and . came here for salt because they needed salt for their herring the tree salt was very important in the preservation of foods and we were a goldmine of salt and the french also needed their own stores of salt so we have a salt on the front side of salt on a dutch side they bought split in half in the side to live peacefully. from the dutch side to the french side the border is barely visible even from the air the somewhat larger french side it's called some nocturnal and unlike cent margin a real part of the european union. that baker and
len good for arrived eleven years ago she and her husband had originally set out to see the world on their sailboat but once they stopped off in samarkand they knew they'd found a new home. for the silver fall in. our flour comes from france they are better to buy has been makes everything by hand with no artificial color but are baked goods are made only according to traditional recipe. that's been was to. the customers here are every bit as demanding as in paris the baker says and they pay in euro's. so. this is the culture of the entity a blend of the caribbean and europe. that's a blend that elsewhere in the lesser antilles includes the british too just a twenty minute boat ride away is a population nearly fifteen thousand it's deserted beach is an excellent
snorkelling make it a hot tip among travellers to this corner of europe in the caribbean. i wonder how it works. we go. in and grill out the legal tender is the east caribbean dollar bearing a portrait of the queen today the former colony is a british overseas territory representatives of the crown take care of foreign financial and domestic security policies. cricket or football on the island. there's a lot all. traditional british good morning good afternoon old fashioned respect ladies wearing hats to church on a sunday a lot of that still exists. as does british food if fresh lobster doesn't tickle
your palate traditional british roast beef and yorkshire pudding are available right on the beach. pub owner claire lynch came to the island with her parents over thirty years ago. the way that we serve our food is well it's almost like you eating at grandma's house that you saw how the beef came out it's just we want you to be fall into place like grandma beating up play a food you know. british beef dutch beer and permission style that gets all enjoyed under the caribbean sun. another unique place to put on your bucket list of travel is brand castle in romania it was built in thirteen seventy eight on the eastern border of the transylvania region and served as a fortress and customs post now it was also the residence of the last king and queen of romania but most notably brand castle was made famous by the irish writer
bram stoker in his novel dracula i recently went on a discovery tour in romania to find out how much of the dracula story is based on truth. this is brand council in romania otherwise known as dracula's castle it's one of romania's major landmarks and tourist destinations located in the small town of bran some two hundred kilometers north of the capital bucharest people flock here from all over the world to catch a glimpse into the gruesome world of vampires. after a very long journey i have finally arrived at brighton castle here in romania and this place boasts six hundred forty years of history but it is most well known as the home of count. the blood sucking count of transylvania now although i know this story is based on fiction i have come well prepared i have
my garlic to ward off any potential spirits and vampires and have my rosary just in case part let's discover this castle says true. when i go on in there's any tax penalty that i think of. as i enter i wonder if count dracula ever invited his victims to dine here. so as to not tell me how much of the tracks of the story is actually true and related to this castle well you know the lads and there is a small amount of through well dropped out as a story folk out there he really existed he was the prince all by off paid out and not of that it was either no for his bloody care and for his habit of him paid so you see he really existed and brown still the irish novelist at the golden hour
dr heard about this story from hungary and teach a friend of his so he took our princes story enter. made sense of the one of the famous then pi but in fact stoker never visited romania or brand council his book is based on a description of the castle and in illustration of vailable to him at the time but what about vlad the impaler was he ever here during his reign of terror the council does indeed have examples of medieval torture methods used back then so just how know what is this going to hurt the version from that. this is one of the first mechanized torture instruments they were used on suspected witches thieves traitors and the like. you have to make good use this moment is so so you know that you don't want to do
that the real dracula used torture to secure loyalty from his subjects one of his favorite methods for getting rid of his enemies was to impale them that means and use their real drop of blood. and let us say about him is that for us for that i mean people he's a hero and we are still waiting for him to come back rumor has it he was only imprisoned in bran castle for a short time flat dracula actually ranged from. one hundred kilometers south of ground this is where the ruins of his quarter brocaded not far from here in fourteen fifty nine he infamously had several hundred enemies impaled in what is now known as the sunday feast. or worse if we were here. it was six years she lived here and. you can see
there were a circus but it's more fiction it's grand council and the story of dracula the vampire that seemed to interest tourists the most. do you think it's. kerry here it's a bit scary especially the torture. of it that's the most scary thing that you discovered and it goes it's everlasting popularity to bram stoker. so my tour of bring castle is coming to an end and my impression of this place is that it's really just full of history it's really not that scary although i don't think i would want to be here after dark and just in case there are any evil spirits to ward off i will keep this garlic necklace clothes that they had but it's time to say provided now from dracula's castle. and i make my way out of bran before it gets dark when the vampires begin their nightly t.v. . and you can see i made it back very helpfully
art a great way to see europe is by train and currently fifteen thousand young people are doing this free of charge they all took part in a special draw to qualify for the free tickets for the project was the idea of two activists from berlin since two thousand and fifteen they've been lobbying politicians to issue all eighteen year olds free travel to promote international understanding we accompanied the young scot on the first stage of his interrelate trip. traveling to prague by train. student aden gibson from edinburgh has embarked on an intra let venture cross europe. he's fascinated by prague stunning old town and of course no visit to the czech capital is complete without seeing the famous fourteenth century charles bridge.
even says some things remind him of his native edinburgh. a lot of street music artists a lot of and so on. but i think prague is. it's very different i think actually nicer than i expected i think yeah the buildings are really amazing when you see with your own eyes so very i think it's worse to come because it's lighter in person. this interval ticket has been paid for by the european union. after eighteen proposed to travel route and successfully answer to your a quiz a jury picked him along with fourteen thousand nine hundred ninety nine other lucky eighteen year olds from the e.u. to embark on this unique trip through europe. the free interrail program is the idea of martin spear and vincent him on the hill who lobbied brussels to introduce a travel program for young europeans. the intro ticket itself has been around since
nine hundred seventy two. miles from spirit and vincent a man who i have been a free travel across the continent can help youngsters overcome stereotypes about the european neighbors. that's what the two of them experienced when they themselves went on an interactive entry years ago. experienced great hospitality we were invited to people's homes for dinner and. we were visiting at the time. some would even let others know we were coming to the city a lot of those work he moments for us all the new connections those new friendships that we struck up to us that really felt like europe will. have a place we got a whole new perspective on europe and truly understand that europe is not so much about its laws or politics but about the diversity of its people. many of the lucky fifteen thousand teens are sharing their travel experiences on social media
describing their encounters with the europeans but does this actually help forge a sense of european identity. critics point out that it does little good if all these young travelers do is party the night away. aden gibson for his past that's valid to spend time exploring the history of the countries he visits in prague's museum of communism ends in lines about the emergence of the former czechoslovakia and its times to the soviet union. he's one aware that after breaks that other british youngsters like him will no longer have an opportunity to win a free internet ticket. he's deeply disappointed with the outcome of the referendum . i think a lot of people voted blindly initially and they didn't really know what they were voting about they were kind of following government propaganda like communism actually. and then it's time for
a cold beer. this is after all the home country of the period. after two days in prague it's time for aden gibson to move on in trail could be described as a kind of speed dating the hero you've barely gotten to know place and you're confronted with another stranger. and quite often you travel alone which is just what eighteen year old aiden bonds it really means so many. their sole travelers. actually made maybe make some good friends over the way they can actually have a very good time traveling solo so i would recommend. they make stops for eight in vienna budapest and. he'll visit for european countries in two weeks and take lots of fresh impressions home to edinburgh. and you can follow his travels on our instagram site ok this is he is the mother of all invention but for you tube or
an inventor i've been miranda his main goal is just to have fun miranda invents all sorts of objects from remote controlled beach cars to giant printers his inventions don't always serve a purpose but they have gained a large following on you tube we caught up with ivan miranda in action in spain. hi everyone we had a going to make i've got to go in. and attack with colorful account of all. the. ukulele from a three d. printer. red beach bug that looks. well almost. these are all creations by spanish inventors even remember the eerie is a sense of bastion baby at six thirty in the morning along with them is one of the contraptions he's designed to assemble themselves. if that's
what i want them in but i do this is a robot that can write anything i want in the sound. and yet i built it because i want to. know what we're going to go by what doesn't have a purpose in itself. but when i have an idea and i kid i have to do something with it i want to how. the inventor film does sound drawing robots first test run and uploaded it on to you tube. within four weeks the video got more than two hundred thirty thousand hits the robot's writing was upside down at first but loved it anyway. so. and this is out it looks right side up. to really be able to use the beach as his drawing board miranda had to get there
early that's when the tide is low in the sand especially smooth and no sunbathers or swimmers have left any footprints yet oh wait if there's anybody got it draws on the rights everything i want in the sun that's so cold. when he's not testing his creations in the sand iran is tinkering with them in his workshop in the middle of san sebastian. he's repairing his remote control tank. now thirty eight he's been fascinated by electronic and digital gadgetry since he was a kid. in addition to his part time office job the family man can now learn a living from clips like these he thinks being a you tuber is the best job ever. and i think i hope. you can see that i had to give it this time because a legitimate project that would be so serious we said it would take all the fun out
of it. i get in contrast where i can crash my tank and i can make it loud foster invade anything i want and the game is to go to something i think that's what people like about my videos is a bit of a look at what. he has almost seventy thousand subscribers on youtube and they like the videos where everything goes wrong. six. before he takes his writing robot out on the beach he programs the kind of weathering he wants. he runs inventions have a short lifespan he can store them in a small workshop anyway usually either gives them away or has to scrap them. from the drawing board to completion it took even around three weeks to make his
writing roll but this time he's printing a very special message on the beach in san sebastian. art when it's hot outside the appetite tends to wait and so fish is always a good summer alternative to a hearty meal for today's our card we're going to sample a specialty from northern spain esque asia is raw salt cod served in the salad perfect for this time of year during a summer vacation by the mediterranean nights if she seems to go jam past. it can be found among the old cuisine dishes served at the sonic boss questran in a full mana stream in the next day ma. bake to call me as favorite dish is a salt called salad simple yet sophisticated i mean is that for me memories play an
important role in dining that's when you eat something that's top quality and at the same time it reminds you of your childhood and it's the best sensual experience you're going to have. to leave it at heart a sponsor already learned there's an hour trying to. your emotions about it makes dining out experience what i need. to call my spine is the vegetables from my salad at the street market and then. by town of plan as much as sweet green onions bell pad has green beans. and he heads for a fish store that only sell salted and dried card preserve using a traditional mac and cod has almost no fat so it's absorbs the salt completely through the polis and the fish doesn't spoil.
it by this piece here the midsection from the back of the visual. it's been soaked in water for five days and then another two days with the water being changed three or four times a day to draw out the salt. and now it's become quite a bit thicker again it's to take this piece here it's got its original coloring back and it's ready to take it to the local or. your very much current is a staple in cattle on cuisine it's eaten fried steam little roll it was once considered a poor man's food but now it features on the many using top class restaurants back in the restaurant it doesn't take long to make the salad. to. cut the green onions
marinate them way cherry finish and set them aside. diced the tomatoes and green belt have. quickly clownish the fat. chunks them into cold water and come into slices. now at the fish by hand. but again you do it by hand because you have to separate. the fish from the wine and fibers running through it and then you enter into the cup as the more you want to get rid of them to make the fish clean and transparent like that but i guess. that's a lot of work but it produces a wonderful purity a flavor that is. going to want to get the work that. makes the vegetables in the fall. dress the salted fish with china blossoms and on the foil.
ideally spirit with the full. now it's time to serve the sounds they ask for one day on. the tomato and the fish and then the rest of the vegetables. that they need when a fish is deep frozen to preserve it as it is done nowadays that changes the tank but i'm planted remembers what it once knew that's rooted in our memory it's not like there's a lesson all of us never forgets the authentic tanks to fix he was one of them and that's why soldier caught is a part of the old man cooking today the. song contest salad a traditional dish from catalonia that's achieved cult statements. and quite different from what regular with. that we come to the end of the show
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