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  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 4 Cosenza MP3

    Arrive in Cosenza, Walk up the hill to the cathedral and then a lot further to the Castello. Find the convent of San Francesco and see that it is closed for ...

    Tags: Italy, Calabria, Cosenza, Cosenza cathedral, Frederick the Second, Madonna del Pilerio, Cosenza castello

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 15 Via Locri to Gerace MP3

    Wake up in Soverato and head south. Stop at Locri. Go up to Gerace and see the Norman castle .

    Tags: Italy, Calabria, Soverato, Locri, Gerace, Saracens, Norman castle

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 9 Reggio di Calabria MP3

    Cross to the east coast at Catenzaro Lido and ride a train down to Reggio. See the Riace bronzes.

    Tags: Italy, Calabria, Catenzaro Lido, Reggio Calabria, Riace Bronzes

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 5 Part 1 Intro & Niort MP3

    Take a train trip to Niort. See the castle of Henry II. From Niort, go to Fontenay-le-Comte by bus. Return to La Rochelle by TGV.

    Tags: France, Niort, wood-carving, loch Ness monster, market hall, Henry II of England, Niort Castle, Napoleon, Fontenay-le-Comte, TGV

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Turkey Part 14 Istanbul 5 Topkapi MP3

    Visit Topkapi Palace and try to imagine what is was like when the Sultan lived there. This video is made with my new voice because I can hardly speak now.

    Tags: Turkey, Istanbul, Topkapi Palace

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 2 Tropea MP3

    Take a train trip to Tropea on the west coast of Italy's toe. Glimpse the beaches of Calabria. See Tropeas Norman cathedral (from the outside) and Santa Maria ...

    Tags: Italy, Tropea, Norman cathedral, Santa Maria dellIsola, Pizzo

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 12 Maratea to Morano MP3

    Leave Maratea, and cross over the mountain range to start heading southwards again. Visit Morano Calabro and see the Norman castle and churches.

    Tags: Italy, Calabria, Maratea, snow-capped peaks, Morano Calabro, Norman castle

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 7 Part 5 Moissac to Rodez MP3

    See the Abbey church at Moissac. Drive eastwards to the bastide town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue on the river Aveyron.

    Tags: France, Moissac, bastide, Villefranche-de-Rouergue

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 14 To Soverato via Croton MP3

    Miss out on Corigliano Calabro. Visit Rossano to see the Purple Codex to be told the museum is closed! Southwards again to the Greek remains at Kroton (Capo ...

    Tags: Italy, Calabria, Rossano, liquorice sweets, The Purple Codex, Kroton, Capo Colonna, Catanzaro Lido

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 1 Part 5 Last of Nimes but mainly SNCF trains MP3

    Hear from 2 former Presidents of France. Then take a last look around Nimes. Notice the 2 languages by looking at the street names. Hear about the local source ...

    Tags: France, Nimes, SNCF, TGV, DENIM

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 5 Amantea MP3

    Find the convent of San Bernadino di Siena. See the group from the parish of Corigliano Calabro who brought their Madonna here to be blessed. On return, take ...

    Tags: Italy, Calabria, Amantea

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 5 Part 2 La Rochelle 1 MP3

    Have a first glance at La Rochelle. See the old port and its towers. See mainly the old sector of La Rochelle with its 16th Century Town Hall. See its magnificent ...

    Tags: France, La Rochelle, swans, electric bus, La Rochelle old port, La Rochelle lighthouse

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 5 Part 7 Car Day 2 MP3

    Tags: France, Saintonge, romanesque church

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 3 Part 5 Dordogne towns MP3

    Have a brief look at Soirac, our week-end retreat. Then drive over to see Beynac and its castle on the river Dordogne - visited some time ago by, yes, Richard the ...

    Tags: France, Dordogne, Soirac, Beynac, Richard the first, Troglodytes, Le Bugue, Limeuil, Le Boisson de Caddouin, Belves, river Dordogne, river Vezere

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 5 Part 6 Car Day 1 MP3

    Tags: France, Saintonge, romanesque church

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 10 Nocera Terinese & Paola MP3

    Pick up a car and drive up the west coast. Stop at Nocera Terinese where Francesco says the streets are awash with blood (on an annual festival). Further up ...

    Tags: Italy, Calabria, Nocera Terinese, Paola

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 3 Puglia Part 5 Otranto MP3

    Take a train to Otranto. Have a pizza and birra piccolo by the side of the Mediterranean. Visit the Norman Cathedral with its medieval mosaic floor, its Norman ...

    Tags: 9th century Byzantine church

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 6 Part 5 Bourges etc MP3

    Tags: Calvin, Bourges Cathedral, Jaques Couer

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 5 Part 8 Saintes MP3

    See the hotel where I felt I was one of the family. Take a leisurely walk around Saintes. See the Charante, the cathedral, the Roman Baths and Roman Arena ...

    Tags: river Charante, St Eutrope, Romanesque stone-carving

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 17 Stilo & back to Lamezia Airport MP3

    Head back up the coast road and stop at Stilo. Climb up to see the 10th century Cattolica. Whizz through Serra San Bruno and back to Lamezia.

    Tags: Italy, Calabria, Stilo, the Cattolica, San Bruno

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 5 Part 12 La Rochelle 3 MP3

    Tags: France La Rochelle, La Rochelle harbour, electric boat, La Rochelle cathedral

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's SYRIA Part 5 Palmyra 1 MP3

    More of SYRIA.

    Tags: Syria, Palmyra, Temple of Bel, Tower Tomb, Roman Theatre

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Turkey Part 5 Cappadocia MP3

    Travel into Cappadocia. See the houses and chapels carved out of cliff faces. Look at a caravanserai. See some dogs and geese. Visit Avanos, famous since ...

    Tags: Turkey, Cappadocia, Goreme, Avanos, Caravanserai, rock-chapels

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 3 On the way to Cosenza MP3

    Watch the trains on Lamezia station whilst hearing about the Normans in South Italy. Other bits of boring history. See some castles on the sky-line.

    Tags: Italy, Calabria, Cosenza, Normans, Greeks, Alaric the Goth

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 5 Part 9 Royan MP3

    Take a train trip from Saintes to the sea-side at Royan. See its pre-cast concrete cathedral.

    Tags: Pied wagtail, chaffinch, France, Royan, pre-cast concrete, Royan cathedral

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 16 Gerace MP3

    Look round Gerace. See the big Norman cathedral and 3 nearby churches. And find another one nearby.

    Tags: Italy, Calabria, Gerace, Norman cathedral

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 6 Travel to Messina MP3

    Take a train ride to San Giovanni and catch a ferry to Sicily. Walk into Messina and see the splendid cathedral.

    Tags: Italy, Sicily, Scylla (and Carybdis), Messina, Trams in Messina, cathedral organ

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's France 5 Part 3 Rochefort very briefly! MP3

    Tags: France, Rochefort

  • Peter Marshall

    Peter Marshall's Italy 5 Part 1 Catenzaro MP3

    Spend a few hours in Catenzaro.

    Tags: Italy, Calabria, Catenzaro