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i'm in dortmund's the city in germany's ruhr region isn't necessarily known for its beauty but it is for many other things. for me shopping in the city center football photos you know before him for those yeah my long hard work stealing co and i think a vocalist at a beer or two. ok sounds like a plan but first let's take a little sightseeing tour. austin and best in how big are dortmund central shopping streets it's been an important
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commercial route ever since the middle ages. dark one is also very green at least in the summer that is here and best bond park you'll find one of the city's most famous landmarks the t.v. tower nicknamed floria. and then there's lake phoenix an artificial body of water on the grounds of a former steel plant. just like many other cities in the rural area dortmund was once an important center for the coal and steel industries at second claim to fame was football and while most of the industry has fallen victim to structural changes football is still a source of pride and joy in the region in this edition i want to find out how. all
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of this month's past and present shapes the city to this day and there's much more on the show of course. we'll check out the night dedicated to industrial culture in the region. globe trotters steve painters discovers the pharaoh islands between norway and iceland. and as always we'll have a view or a video of this time it takes is around does take a stamp. dortmund's phoenix lake is an exclusive residential area and a popular place to stroll. but there are still remnants of the area's industrial past to be found the lake was created only on the eastern part of the former steel plant the old blast furnace was conserved in phoenix west as a memorial to the city's industrial past. and
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no i'm eating hiking ignite he she gives regular guided tours through the complex so. this one's mine. the best part of the tour it takes you way up in the air thirty meters above ground to be exact and the view is amazing. phoenix western iron ore into raw iron from here it was transported to phoenix east of where the lake stands today bare the unrefined iron was processed further to produce steel. sawdust of so that's a steel works here we have an overview the like has here and between them there was a railway connection that's now a great cycling and walking trail. standing in the blast furnace complex.
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the plant was in operation until nine hundred ninety eight that's why i know for the times with very different back then i was the air. no money going into dog months here and you hang up your washing on the wrong day once. once we reach the plant itself we're off to the engine room. from here and engineers steered the wagons that would take the materials forty meters up and into the blast furnace. so you didn't have to on the next platform back when the facility was active the air here was very unhealthy. people only came here with industrial style breathing operates has. some good it. in the regions golden age up to
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nine thousand people worked in phoenix east and west now the only people here are tourists like us. there are many industrial plants that were repurposed following the structural transformation of their region sledge towers were turned into audio installations railroads into bike lanes but the hand that coking plant and dortmund was maintained as a monument to the city's industrial heritage just like phoenix with let's take a look. at steel works like phoenix westmead coke as a fuel for the blast furnaces that smelt. coke is derived from comb until nine hundred ninety two finally found some tums of the fuel were produced every day in the hundreds of coking plant. those days are over. worked the
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ovens until the plant closed now he guides visitors through the old facility. there. it was backbreaking work then there was that moment and summer when it was already hot outside there was radiated heat on the oven roof temperatures on it were never under sixty degrees celsius as it's. the heart of the cocaine plant is the machine whole. issue. so you can tell how hard they work here i just find it impressive that they're trying to maintain it. into the hands of coking plant is being maintained but not polished into a high gloss tourist destination it shows what happens to an industrial complex when left to itself now nature is slowly reclaiming their site.
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i can dig now shows me to the dortmund another symbol of the city. this building embodies structural change in the region it's been turned from an industrial hobby into a popular site for the service and creative sectors in what used to be the union brewery rather than beer you'll now find exhibits a museum and art project. and this i mean. this is basically my favorite exhibition even though i say that in almost every floor. but that you two in particular represents what makes this museum special here you cannot only look at modern art you can create it yourself there. are the basics of it that means taking your own pictures.
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all stayed with you symbolizes the modern region like no other institution what led to the structural change. now this had them into the drawing doesn't it i don't want to do with the fact that globalisation made it cheaper to buy color than time and it's here so in the one nine hundred seventy s. the nation more and more was because of broad simply because it was basically for money. as i thought going to go and you know what that's and jobs here were lost in the late one nine hundred seventy s. dogman has lost eighty five thousand jobs. but how come that changed because at some point there were new perspectives and projects that would as this because i'm not doesn't mention get think what's important was that they were people who can simply think a step further than we can imagine it ultimately started with ca guns and the i.b.m. shop park in the one nine hundred ninety s. how did that he had the idea that it wasn't about each town doing its own thing but about the entire region working together. portland sends
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a very important signal dog commanders with the first to be hit hard by the crisis and authorities here had to think about how to master it they have yet to some of the rich and they did how did that impact tourism in the region. overnight stays is rising constantly and it's not just because dartmouth has a very successful football team it's also being recommended as a destination for short breaks for people in germany. and there are increasing numbers of visitors from abroad who are fascinated by the way a modern technology oriented system can link to its industrial past that industry are in for a long hard you can plunge into history and at the same time enjoy the green detract of sitting around it you know and o'clock even start. thanks for the tour in the dark that's my pleasure the war areas biggest cultural event is the next night dedicated to the celebration of industrial culture for one day two thousand
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artists take over forty five venues in twenty one cities one of them of course dortmund the most unimaginable locations are turned into staying just for music for theater and even for five years shows check it out. we make an easygoing start in duisburg north landscape park taking two since historic train over the two syncrude compound. of the border later we're going to there's something like this there as well. we want to revisit the tone of i'm coal mine we really wanted to see the light show that. we're going to the old zinc factory and. the henry iron works in fighting an opera singer tina zick is trying to catch a man. or woman
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a little something really. good. think is this woman worried that her husband will succumb. ok you can take care of himself i'm not worried at night mr ijaz. it's starting to grow dark and the extra festival begins to show its luminous side. outside the iron works are dancing down in the basement there's thrills and chills but. it's a peace please don't kill me stab at the nameless one. and this don't worry i won't so but soon as your body can no longer take the pain you will die and you are in. the hands of coking plant is also of and you.
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must future lots of fun lots of visitors nice guy it's it's grace a grace event. then there's a fire show accompanied by a string quartet. goal . the extra night of industrial culture takes place every june and it always gets the entire rural region rocking. the old now i want to find out a bit about dortmund's other claim to fame football. since october of twenty fifteen it's been home to the german football museum a kind of one stop shop for football fans young and old.
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it's a place that documents the nation's sporting past by taking a look back at some of the most glorious moments and. werman football history like the world cup win if nine hundred fifty four. different sections of the exhibit are dedicated to club and women's football. at its heart in the trophy room you'll find many of the sport's most coveted awards including of course germany's world cups. there are a total of one thousand six hundred exhibits the biggest by far is the bust that carted around germany's two thousand and fourteen world champion. and now let's get out of here because globe trotters steve fainaru is waiting for
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us on the faro islands that's an archipelago about halfway between iceland and norway popular mostly among hikers and bird watchers no wonder because the landscape is truly impressive. to the faroe islands. episode i will show you with silence by hiking on the water bootsy collins and would be the islands from above from a helicopter are you ready then put your hand when the rain jackets on and we're ready to go.
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now we're in the capital and here we are staying like the locals staying in their little brown. oh. yes you. are about to go kayaking. with hunts who is preparing supper and i'll get some dry suits and then. we're off to. rowing it's a lot of fun like along this coast here especially because we don't have strong winds and currents so it's very relaxing to slide along the coast and see this rocks here and the landscape around little villages over there keeping us.
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if you have seen one image of the faroe islands and it's probably this this waterfall here. is called the moment for sure but it's better known for the village which is up there which is called. so this is a very very pictures spots at least here on the bow because we want to see them so they are going to be. starting from sort of the word. and it looks from the same weather so my. dad. if he's. going to see what he's puffins live. here.
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seem to care islands from the ground is pretty nice but it's even nicer when you get up into the air so i'm not taking a look up the flight. and that's it from the fair islands see you soon. and dortmund one football club is king the black and yellow dortmund it was founded in this building in one thousand nine hundred nine so this has become a favorite destination for dortmund fans making pilgrimages from around the country . but listed buildings in the area make it a worthwhile visit even for people who don't like the beautiful game.
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full disclosure i'm a huge fan of byron munich dortmund's biggest rival so kind of moving behind enemy lines here and i'm starting to realize that no matter how hard i try there's no getting around this team in this city. one good example the holy trinity church just a stone's throw from the famous ball that plots. here people don't just come to praise the lord but also they are teens. of course because if plots and the holy trinity church are the only places of worship for dortmund fans in town their actual cathedral is the team's stadium signaling it do not park. sick not you do not park is the biggest stadium in germany. first cause you don't
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win football. black and yellow a time german champions as well as european. up winners and have taken the laurels in both the champions league and intercontinental cup their fans in the city are extremely dedicated. when there's no magic taking place the stadium is open for guided tours. we now have room for more than eighty thousand people but most in the stand on the south terrace there are just under twenty five thousand places they're almost off for season ticket holders it's practically always sold out. a daughter natives are hard fish lives and works for privacy adornment she is both a fan and a stadium guy she leads visitors through the stadium system of tunnels and even
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into the holiest of holies the locker room. in the heart of the stadium the past comes to life again in the coliseum the team's museum it houses historical exhibits pictures and even a replica of a pub because the football club was actually born at a regular table that. may not go to men founded back then i don't think they could have imagined what they were founding and what it would be a hundred years later it's very special what. was on. the campus had great success and a few small scandals at one training camp for instance buyers packed a bra into a teammate suitcase that set off a crisis with his wife back home. on the muslims in that empty without they had to help get him out of trouble so they held the first and only team meeting to date with
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a woman in attendance so. that. football stories from the region aren't just for the horsey adoption phantoms. where there is football you can be certain but here isn't far away dortmund has a long brewing tradition i'm headed to the popular bar to meet up with beers some own game marcus malva he and his colleagues have a mission to teach dortmund there is more about the quality and delights of their favorite beverage to reach that goal they offer brewing seminars and beer tasting. divide chosen three great specialty beers here we'll start with a dortmund you believe beer it's a very new beer that's just come out for the fiftieth anniversary of the daughter
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under you are landmark one. going to pour it in quite carefully for its melon that has a sweet bready note like brioche but you'll also smell the hops is. definitely. beer like this practically demands a savory snack marcus recommends the homemade potato bread and sour cream the perfect pairing for this very malvina brew. the next up an herbal beer from belgium the so-called good it's triple ferment and pretty strong and first some reason smells like apple juice but. it's really sparkly isn't it oh never tasted anything like it on the web this is a beer that's great to serve as an aperitif finish on paying glass to surprise
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people with washing. on to the third one marcus serves it with onion chutney it's from dortmund and called divots cottage buffet and that's in the lead. for me it's reddish in color and the taste reminds me a freshly baked riah bread. no one's actually had for so which beer did you like best most of the fun well they were all pretty great but i'll go for the goat the good be the outsider yeah the outsider. even if i'm thoroughly enjoying all of this right now we should leave town again and pans out with the second year is anton and anastasia from russia this end of the video from their vacation in the can mountains and is making fun from the looks of it they have a lovely track. we
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