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The Paradox of Rotterdam

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.11.2013 - Tagged as:

The Las Palmas restaurant is a convivial place to eat and drink, where you can watch the chefs prepare the dishes. © Las Palmas

The Las Palmas restaurant is a convivial place to eat and drink, where you can watch the chefs prepare the dishes. © Las Palmas

A new city that witnessed the birth of Erasmus in the 15th century. An anarchic city where everything is in its place. A market city where human relationships are more important than negociations. An industrial city where life is good. Rotterdam was destroyed during the Second World War, but almost simultaneously rose from its ashes, with the force and vitality that makes it one of the most surprising and attractive cities of the early 21st century. (Report by Jean-Philippe Peynot)

 

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