Here is an extended table of contents for hidden europe 2 with brief summaries and excerpts of every article published in this issue of the magazine. Of course you can read the full version of all articles in the print edition of hidden europe 2, which is still available for sale. It was published in May 2005. So much of what features in hidden europe is timeless - as relevant and thought provoking today as it was on the day it was published.
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Welcome to hidden europe 2. This issue features articles on the Faroe Islands, Ruthenia, Mukaceve, Russyns in eastern Europe, the German town of Görlitz, Spanish Galicia and the Orient Express.
Hidden europe visits an Atlantic outpost - the Faroe islands
Ruthenia and the Rusyn language scarcely figure in our mental maps of Europe. But Rusyn life & culture are alive and well in the remote valleys of the Carpathians.
The Silesian city of Görlitz, on the German-Polish border, is a gem of a place. And, it turns out, a city with an interesting tale.
Guest contributor Tim Locke explores how the turbulent history of Görlitz is intertwined with his own family history
Spanish Galicia is a land shaped by emigration. The coastal town of Muros neatly combines fish, tourism and some tall tales
Many a coastal community, and even one or two inland spots, have realised that there's no better way to promote trade and tourism than through a colourful display of freshly landed fish and other seafood.
Razvan cannot wait to get home to Romania; a tale of one train journey
In August 2002 at Kalwaria and in April 2005 at Cybinka: two Polish moments with papal connections.
A celebration of an improbable virtual community: Lonely Planet's Thorn Tree.
Hooked on maps! A nostalgic look back at Ordnance Survey's (OS) one-inch Sheet 116 Dolgellau.
The village that disappeared: the story of Diepensee in Germany
Irish monks and a Norwegian king have helped shape the community of Kirkjubøur on the Faroese island of Streymoy.
The market at Barcelos: a stopping off point on the pilgrim trail from Portugal to Santiago
One travel guide claims that Finisterre is the most westerly point on the European mainland. This is in fact wrong, just as other points that lay claim to special status as geographical extremities are often spurious. We map Europe's extremities.
Hidden europe casts an eye on Hrodna in northwest Belarus
Molvania, Slaka and more! We recall a tradition of writing guidebooks to non existant places
Some lesser known pilgrim routes to Santiago de Compostella - and the path to Finisterre