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lavender as far as the eye can see but how can you capture this is duty in a single photograph we'll find out later on in the show hello and welcome to another exciting edition of euro max i'm your host meghan lee here's a look at what else we've got coming up on the program. trying to uncover the secrets behind the portuguese custard tart. and delving into the complex magical world of art of the time. but we kick off the show on a high note with high heels that is now most high heeled shoes are made with women in mind however a growing number of men are also embracing that added boost to their height but
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there is a problem most men struggle to find the right size and style so here's a look now at this niche market and some of the people pushing it forward. bold and sexy and extravagant this is the chosen style the cuban entertainer jorge gonzalez who has been a connoisseur of high heeled shoes since he was a young man. to where he will speak when you hear your. change you know totally i feel more. to introduce myself to hypos and i think it's just a statement. koenig of dollars has been making statements on german national television for the last 10 years as a modeling coach choreographer and a juror on a popular dance show his heels define his image but does he see any trends
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developing with high heeled shoes for men on a more general level the story called the men's. but later in the source who did you see. to suit charles source did all this band. play on the road. it's not so much about the system. really. was there when you think it's. like canadian singer sean mendez who's been spotted in stack heeled boots rock legends like the late prince david bowie and freddie mercury long embrace to high heeled shoe on stage and now the next generation like british singer sam smith is following suit. sales in this niche market are increasing steadily but for men finding the right size is difficult british designer sophia web server recognized this problem. was coming very apparent to me
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that wasn't a lot of. design. we do not sit here. and we were doing so done. class america we need to see him to west and she has to dance and i think he's at 43 and all we had was 40 i'm going to show well there's final and that's going to be an extended size they say now we finally thought things out that it's the conference arranged i like the people well so feel webster shoes aren't specifically made from hand extended sizes of up to you 46 means more options for daniel bush founder of cross swords shoes creates handmade high heels for men on a more conservative level to recognized a gap in the market. current shoes that men can buy of women's high heels very small and even if you buy the same saw is the problem is the design for
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a woman's for which is smaller so we designed the shoe that last too specifically for a man's foot so that. when they slip in i think there are people outside the industry slowly slowly coming towards the idea of wearing high heels from. modern times heels were introduced to europe in the 17th century aristocratic men wore them to demonstrate in upper class status and royalty such as king louis the 14th more than to increase in stature only aristocrats with red heels were allowed in his court. high heeled shoes have come a long way since then but what about negative attitudes towards men wearing them nowadays. where people can say where they want to. do you have to spread yourself how you feel to hear. what is paid to you.
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confidence and comfort are key aspects that will carry this style choice into the future. we turn our attention now into a unesco intangible cultural heritage building batched roofs now covering houses with reed is one of the oldest crafts in construction the 1st dates back some 6000 years well nowadays you'll find plenty of them along the north and baltic sea coasts of europe including on the german island where strict rules apply we travel there to see how the 1000 has stood the test of time. these distinctive tax truth houses are implemented at the island suit in northern germany tabling time honestly with the surrounding nature and look both cozy and
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look serious they were once the homes of founders fishermen and captains today the islands that tree houses are exclusive real estate is mainly a secondary residences for renting out to vacation is. a. real turnaround fused just mouse knows everything there is to know about these so-called friesian houses he referred bishes them and then sells the fixed up houses for millions of euros. and receive the freeze in house like this one from 1780 has a lower roof point 78 greeters you see and i use my head about this roof and they also have smaller when warmest. winter because back in the day people had just over for heating the homes were kept compact. gordon this is the village of capital any house that gets built here must have attached truth
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traditionally these routes were made by selling natural materials together in small batches but these days they held in place with why there's a lack of young apprentice is that not least because of the effort involved. as a one family home building the roof takes 3 and a half to 4 weeks. unless it has drawn a windows or a gable that requires extra work when you go there and. is a test strip rules when it comes to fast routes houses to preserve the island's traditional charm so there's little room for innovation. this modern take on a sachse roof in the island sound. is a rare exception the house was created by hamburg stock how do you have any. scalp feeling just because you're not really there were many discussions about the
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house. it's just people and asked whether it will destroy the island's traditional look it's an image that was supposed to be here you have to stick with the thoughts to prove it with a salute isn't restricted to copyright so the fine indeed that like to see more of this those would be fine understand the financial source. and other parts of europe such as the netherlands architects are already busy reinventing fach townsend's. but along germany's baltic coast homes have been designed with roofs that ridge all the way to the ground. back on stilts with that's true as the made using small prints goods use these for nesting so they can only be cut down during winter cold isn't that
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a good read farmer to meet demand he has to import extra reeds from countries like hungry romania and even china. funded it could move over britain these are batches i harvested in winter. the blades must be a lasting. of them they mustn't break if i bend them like this i'm struck both be very graphic but. the good thing about reeds is that they grow back on their own after harvesting or give my best to most remarkable acts. isn't seventeen's hotel meanwhile boasts europe's longest fat strewth. though not for much longer. jim an architect crystal in a movement has designed a vast stash truth wellness center in the on and it's set to be completed in for some 2020. spacious windows in the roof to bring natural light
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directly inside. fascinated by the possibility of using modern methods to build a contemporary house combination with very old culturally rich techniques. you can . in 2014 units can recognise the factions croft as an intangible cultural heritage if it's to survive the traditional need not only innovative on critics but also a new generation of young people who choose to learn the craft and book with this natural material. right next up we are headed to the portuguese capital lisbon home of the custard tart well the simple pastry out of eggs sugar and cinnamon has been satisfying this week too since the 18th century that's one catholic monks start their clothes with egg whites and use
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the leftover yolks to create this pastry well the original recipe now lies in the hands of the. bakery and remains a closely guarded secret well normally there are long lines at this bakery but because of the coronavirus access is limited still we were able to go behind the scenes for this tasty pastry. and. these deliciously sweet custard tarts are one of portugal's most famous cultural exports. fighters it's really good a little bit sweets if these togs taste great. lisbon's pos station bakery has been making them since 1837. the recipe is a well guarded secret. one of the select few who know how to make them is
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pastry chef miquel could enjoy. seeing quality they were made with eggs flour sugar and milk of course is the spirit that isn't going to be empty there are other ingredients as well but then a secret. yes it. takes us to the back of the cafe here behind the f.b.i. iron door lies the secret room where the delectable delicacies are made. this is where up a street chefs produce the dough and construct cream for the top and nobody is allowed inside apart from that we can go in there. i feel very privileged to be one of the few people who knows the pashtun recipe. in the car engine family has been creating a station a bed lamp for 5 generations. joe is sliced 5 hands and then placed in the baking
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tray. it's important that the crust be taken up to contain the custard cream. for don't need to be careful and even the price of. each day they make about 20000 tarts. the recipe dates back to the monks of jarana most. monastery a unesco world heritage site. 2 is out there squat they used wants to stiffen the monks church callers it's very easy there's more on the left over. to make swift as it goes. when the monastery was secularized over 185 years ago a sugar manufacturer bought up the tart recipe and began making them and his nearby shop. it's been selling the original pa station ever since. the introduced the picture which many a typical portuguese sweeps were invented in an almost drizzling it is one in which
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there was you know our names since the 19th century people from all over have come here to see belum tower and the monastery along with the graves of explorer basco to gama. and no visit to this part of portugal is complete without triphosphate. donovan you come. i've been coming here with my girlfriend for you is like with these tons of something special so creamy and the crossed is so unique amongst the different i gotta love recommendations for colleagues or friends we came here from the north just to bring some back for our friends. the custard needs to be filled into the trays quickly so it doesn't lose its consistency before baking. the tarts are put into the oven for 20 minutes at 400 degrees celsius. their best enjoyed warm from the oven with a sprinkle of cinnamon and powdered sugar. which don't break in the
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fish or on a most modern street used to sell passion aisa and cinnamon throughout the whole country the cinnamon used to arrive by ship at night from the orient symbolic of. nowadays the pastry treat from portugal is enjoyed across the world. lou my mouth is watering now well if you are interested in more advertising reports then take a look at our new you tube channel d.w. food this is what you'll find there. just like you see these. stories. to see as. the smell of amazing the best chefs with their best chips from the lead just to be king giants and all the recipe secrets while. europe's diversity is
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a smorgasbord of my list you know. subscribe and enjoy d. w. food. when you think of provosts in southern france what comes to mind perhaps fields and fields of lavender while they are a popular photo motif but capturing them in a single image can be challenging and that's where one photographer's special technique for shooting vast landscapes comes in handy. given the fields in the south of france it's pretty easy peach in every way you look between june when the plants are in bloom the violence on the plateau turns into a frequency of flowers. each year people from around the world visit keep coming back like landscape photography and to not have this is what's cool about profound we have these incredible colors. but everywhere we have the lines that go way back
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into the distance everything you've got i love at the end there's a tree it's like disneyland for photographers and for photographing fabio it likes to share his passion with others and takes amateur photographers unguided too is through the lavender fields this was photographer has pioneered a technique that revolutionize classical landscape photography he superimposes to chance the same subject on top of one another to create high privilege missed images. as a result his landscape photos look more mystical than realistic. or hyper regulus landscape photography is the pro bringing together all the emotions i felt before taking my shots in the one picture the different moments situations and ambient lights could take 234 or up to 40 or 50 images to convey that feeling to the observer and it's this feeling that he also wants to transmit to the photo to
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the participants 1st moments are these here. the best ones are actually those 2 there in the middle but when it comes to framing the image the amateurs get help from the end of vaska he's been a landscape photographer for more than 2 decades and knows whether it's classic cool or hyper realistic photography the ground rules are always the same what's important about such wide open landscapes is the foreground of the know see pictures with a tree somewhere in the background but nothing up front it's a broad field so this. line adds a nice depth to the landscape and have a nice foreground with the blooming love and that's half the battle won when taking a good landscape photo for the 1st successful shots on a long coming march to the delight of the 2 or participants. does a good at least the straight lines the symmetry of the fields is just amazing and. he says i find this bluish purple stunningly beautiful. then there's the acoustics
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the hum of the bees and the blossoms which move around in a way and it's just wonderful and this is also it's always a challenge it is for the court in terms of composition with every picture tells a great story that's clear. but the popularity of the lavender fields has one piece drawback many farmers feel for their crops i think here of we're on a private property where everything here belongs to a farmer who earns his living growing in love there would have been someone out of here with a group to have to ensure that we protect the life of their students that means not running the tripods or stepping on the plants or living a beer bottle or cigarette or what it's like around i think of it like being in someone's living they. should leave the place of their same state i felt in full of these on that often the 1st or 2 it lasts for a week and the group is on the go day and night because in the dark
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a whole new side of the lavender fields comes to light fabio look loves this diversity be nourishing it not can be tricky so that there shouldn't be too much life doesn't though sometimes it's also really cool it's ok to just have the blackest night sky and the milky way but sometimes it's also nice when there's a bit of a glowing from the city down below hello i'll start. with that classical all modern in the love in the fields everyone is short of 5 a picture perfect image. he's been called the wizard of automation a swiss inventor and artist from nor combines a vivid imagination with technical expertise to create intricately automated sculptures now in this digital age you might wonder why he doesn't simply use a computer well for him the devil is in the detail of creating mechanically precise objects we visited françoise you know in his studio to see this wizard at work.
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welcome to the wonderland of. course admission maker is top of his game and has an international following he sees himself as part artist part mechanic remove from movement as life is intricate creations bring some poetry back into a world dominated by digital technology. thomas hands are made to bring happiness for film dreams and make magic goes from the creator not thomason to challenge people it's like a magic trick at 1st people don't understand how it can work. is also nations are driven by a complex wind up making which resembles that of an analog watch but it needs batteries or electricity and to form precise preprogramed movements one of francois current projects is leonardo da vinci he's been working on this 80 centimeter 12
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wind up android of the famous italian artist for a decade now. trevor marquis for us absolutely wanted to do complex because. these words have a helicopter or horse. in addition i wanted as you can see here to go to the laboratory in mirror image. from the initial sketches to the modeling of the figures right through to the find mechanics everything is done it is workshop and this was spirit of some choir. which you know has 6 assistance they work on several automated wants for months at a time most of the projects the commissions even as a chart you know was fascinated by mechanical objects in 1904 he started building for 2 masons he grew up in an environment of craftsmanship both his grandfather's watchmakers. not in her ologist but i learnt watchmaking here with the.
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city so it was advantageous to stay here and be around other artisans. morning to be away on really a team of a dozen people you have a problem you can just call someone that's really great that's what. is most complex automation to date is monsoor push tina attribute to russian poet aleksandr pushkin the android consists of close to 3600 components which allow it to write some 1500 poems sign them and illustrate them making it unique among automated pushkin android was commissioned by a silicon valley entrepreneur. 7 years 7 years to complete it as with all of the trips to the u.s. . we had lots of discussions about what text we would use but the choice of words of drawings and other things. and now he's been in the states for 10
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years. in a digital world that completely clashes with the mechanical android. of androids or humanoid robots can be traced back to ancient greece in egypt their heyday came in the 18th century the age of enlightenment for the development of complex automation is that to play music. teachers. across one room has brought this old craft back to life. well. i'd like to preserve the knowledge i've gained merely trolling of inviting the toilet. of all the research i've done here to be able to share it with future generations edition yourself or to your friends was you know was one of a kind creation so no real function but these mechanics in motion mesmerizes with a complexity and truly expand our imagination.
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truly are one of my kind to and that wraps up another exciting edition of the show now don't forget to check out our website where you will find this week's a draw and a chance at winning this exclusive euro max watch and don't forget to follow us also on social media as always thanks for joining and we'll see you again soon.
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