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The Essay, Unknown Cities Episode 3 of 5
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It's over the mountains, it has no major roads, it's too dangerous, or tourists don't get it at all. Five writers with a desire for travel or living elsewhere, recall a city that once captured their hearts and minds for reasons of secrecy or isolation, or simply being off limits.

Vanora Bennett describes Makhachkala in Russia as 'beyond the mountains', yet these days it's on the brink of enormous change...

Producer Duncan Minshull

First broadcast in April 2013.

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15 minutes

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Wed 18 Jun 2014 22:45
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