A tale of two cities: Part 1 of 3 – Amsterdam & Rotterdam

I am Amsterdam (© Ben)

What’s the best thing about Amsterdam? According to the people of Rotterdam, it’s the last train leaving Amsterdam for Rotterdam. In Holland, as in most places, there’s a bit of rivalry and hostility between the capital city and the second city, with one being accused of being self-centred and arrogant. But how much do Amsterdammers dislike Rotterdammers and vice versa? 

Producer: Maggie Ayre

Broadcast: August 29, 1997