7 episodes

Eight countries. Three and a half thousand miles. One intrepid reporter. Join Ash Bhardwaj as he travels Europe's long-contested border with Russia.

Edgelands The Telegraph

    • Places & Travel

Eight countries. Three and a half thousand miles. One intrepid reporter. Join Ash Bhardwaj as he travels Europe's long-contested border with Russia.

    Chernobyl

    Chernobyl

    A geiger counter, an abandoned amusement park, and a country that doesn't officially exist. The journey concludes. Visit www.telegraph.co.uk/edgelands for a deeper dive. Archival sound courtesy of BBC News.

    • 40 min
    Minsk

    Minsk

    Amazonian medicine, Nazi war crimes and an underground theatre. 
    Visit www.telegraph.co.uk/edgelands for a deeper dive.

    • 28 min
    Bialowieza

    Bialowieza

    A vape bar, a suspicious border guard, and the building in which the Soviet Union came to an end. Welcome to Bialoweiza.
    Visit www.telegraph.co.uk/edgelands for a deeper dive.

    • 32 min
    Kaliningrad

    Kaliningrad

    Stories from Kaliningrad, a Russian military outpost nestled on the edge of Lithuania, Poland and the Baltic Sea.
    Visit www.telegraph.co.uk/edgelands for a deeper dive.

    • 32 min
    Aurora

    Aurora

    Northern lights, pagan rituals - and a tree growing in the middle of a football pitch. Edgelands continues.
     
    Visit www.telegraph.co.uk/edgelands for a deeper dive.

    • 29 min
    Setomaa

    Setomaa

    A reporter, a lake, and a remote Estonian community that has been split in half by the Russian border. Welcome to a new kind of travel podcast from the Telegraph.
    Visit www.telegraph.co.uk/edgelands for a deeper dive.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

Scooby Doo 33 ,

Chernobyl

Ist good

A.Tipping ,

Really interesting!

When is the next travel podcast coming out of this series???

Floatyno1 ,

Edgelands.

A compelling, moving and sensitively produced series, excellently presented by Greg Dickinson.
Ash brings to us, the reality of the impact on the lives of the people of these Edgelands, during and following the Soviet occupation.
Ash’s interest in the people of these countries is expressed with empathy and understanding. His manner and communicating skills bringing out the best in what are, sometimes quite tricky situations!
Looking forward to Ash’s next podcast series!

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