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December 15, 2017

‘Overtourism' swamps Amsterdam, so Dutch capital pushes back

By MIKE CORDER
Associated Press

AP Photo/Peter Dejong [enlarge]
Hordes of tourists flock to sites like the "I Amsterdam" sign, clogging streets and derailing daily life in Amsterdam.

AMSTERDAM — A group of cyclists slams on the brakes as a man pushing a wheeled suitcase stops abruptly in the middle of a busy bike path in downtown Amsterdam to pick up a toiletries bag he dropped.


 
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